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Wildlife Management Reference from C.H.I.P.S.

Managing Our Wildlife Resources
Fourth Edition
by Stanley H. Anderson

With a sound historical background and a firm foundation on principles, this new Fourth Edition provides readers with management techniques that can be used at all levels, from regional to international.

Addressing the growing responsibilities and multiple concerns facing those in wildlife management today, this informative, well-organized survey offers an enlightening introduction to wildlife management in the United States. It reflects current trends of wildlife management and species groups.

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • Updated information on biology discussing techniques involving the manipulation of populations and habitats
  • Updated examples of management models and coverage of wildlife management principles
  • Added information on wildlife management laws with numerous supporting examples
  • Includes examples based on current research throughout
  • Practical information on how to obtain a job in the wildlife field
  • Discusses animal damage issues

Managing Our Wildlife Resources is an indispensable resource of examples and techniques needed by those in wildlife management.

Contents

  1. Managing Our Wildlife Resources
    1. What Is Wildlife Management?

  2. Wildlife Populations
    1. Characteristics of Wildlife Populations
    2. Population Growth and Interactions
    3. Population Movements and Measurements
    4. Population Modeling

  3. Wildlife Habitat
    1. Environmental Conditions Necessary for Survival
    2. Habitat Management
    3. Habitat Alteration

  4. Setting Goals
    1. Impacts and Mitigation
    2. Legislation and Wildlife Management
    3. The Wildlife Manager
    4. Wildlife Administration
    5. Planning
    6. Goals and Desires of the Public

  5. Management Applications
    1. Big Game
    2. Small Mammals
    3. Waterfowl
    4. Shore and Upland Birds
    5. Fisheries
    6. Nongame
    7. Endangered Species
    8. Animal Damage
    9. Putting It All Together

Appendix 1: Selected Fish and Wildlife Management Agencies
Appendix 2: Specialized Societies

Glossary
Index

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Managing Our Wildlife Resources 4th Edition
by Stanley H. Anderson
2002 554 pages $66.00 + shipping
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