Wildlife Policies in the U.S. National Parks

Wildlife Policies in the U.S. National Parks

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This volume presents the results of a five-year study of wildlife-management policies in national parks. It synthesizes interviews with individuals inside and outside the National Park Service, provides a comprehensive review of published and unpublished literature, and draws on the collective experience of the authors with various units of the system over the past three decades. Among the topics examined are: the structure and history of the National Park System and Service wildlife qproblemsq in the parks the role of science in formulating policies and in management recommendations for changes in policy formulation, management, and scientific research proceduresThis was the Vision for the Future initiative directed out of the NFS Rocky Mountain Regional Office and entered into by the supervisors of six national forests, three regional foresters of the Forest Service, two national park superintendentsanbsp;...

Title:Wildlife Policies in the U.S. National Parks
Author:Frederic H. Wagner, Joseph L. Sax
Publisher:Island Press - 1995-07-01


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