Addressing the growing responsibilities and multiple concerns facing those in wildlife management today, this informative, well-organized book offers an enlightening introduction to wildlife management in the United States. It provides a sound historical background and a firm foundation on principles, and reflects current trends of wildlife management and species groups. Chapter topics discuss wildlife populations, habitat manipulation, management techniques, legislation, career information, endangered species, special interest groups, and current trends and issues confronting wildlife management in the 21st century. For wildlife biologists, and agency personnel with state and federal agencies (Fish and Wildlife Service, Park Service, Forest Service, and Land Management).
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Bridging the gap between the academic arena and the field, this updated edition relates biological concepts to all management techniques and levels, including field, regional, national, and international. Throughout, the author presents the tools and constraints facing the wildlife manager today.From the Back Cover:
Are you planning a career in wildlife management? Or do you just have an interest in wildlife? Either way, Managing Our Wildlife Resources, fourth edition, is the answer. With a sound historical background and a firm foundation on principles, this new edition provides readers with management techniques that can be used at all levels, from regional to international.
One of the biggest changes facing wildlife managers today is the power available to them through the political process. The experience and the ability to deal with people such as landowners or conservation groups that lobby to conduct actions affecting natural resources is necessary. Managing Our Wildlife Resources provides examples of techniques needed and used by managers in handling this new power.
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