The Wildlife Techniques Manual (2-Volume Set)

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    AuteurNova J. Silvy
    UitgeverJohns Hopkins University Press
    Formaat291 x 231 x 85 (mm)
    AfbeeldingenZ/w foto's en illustraties
    Jaar van uitgave  2021

    Since its original publication in 1960, The Wildlife Techniques Manual has remained the cornerstone text for the professional wildlife biologist. Now fully revised and updated, this eighth edition promises to be the most comprehensive resource on wildlife biology, conservation, and management for years to come.

    Superbly edited by Nova J. Silvy and published in association with The Wildlife Society, the 50 authoritative chapters included in this work provide a full synthesis of methods used in the field and laboratory. Chapter authors, all leading wildlife professionals, explain and critique traditional and new methodologies and offer thorough discussions of a wide range of relevant topics.

    To effectively incorporate the explosion of new information in the wildlife profession, this latest edition is logically organized into a 2-volume set: Volume 1 is devoted to research techniques and Volume 2 focuses on pragmatic management methodologies. Volume 1 describes research design and proper analytic methods prior to conducting research, as well as methods and considerations for capturing and handling wild animals and information on identification and marking of captured animals. It also includes new chapters on nutritional research and field sign identification, and on emerging topics, including structured decision-making.

    Finally, Volume 1 addresses measurements of wildlife abundance and habitat and research on individual animals. Volume 2 begins with a section on the relationship between research and management including public outreach, described in a context that encourages engagement prior to initiation of management. An adaptive management approach is described as a cornerstone of natural resource management, followed by a section on managing landscapes and wildlife populations.

    The volume also includes new chapters on ethics in wildlife science and conservation, conflict resolution and management, and land reclamation. A standard text in a variety of courses, the Techniques Manual, as it is commonly called, covers every aspect of modern wildlife management and provides practical information for applying the hundreds of methods described in its pages. This deft and thorough update ensures that The Wildlife Techniques Manual will remain an indispensable resource, one that professionals and students in wildlife biology, conservation, and management simply cannot do without.


    Volume 1: Research

    List of Contributors

    1. Research and Experimental Design / Edward O. Garton, Jocelyn L. Aycrigg, Courtney Conway, and Jon S. Horne
    2. Management and Analysis of Wildlife Ecology Data / Bret A. Collier and T. W. Schwertner
    3. Capturing and Handling Wild Animals / Nova J. Silvy, Roel R. Lopez, and Therese A. Catanach
    4. Chemical Immobilization of Wildlife / Mark L. Drew
    5. Use of Dogs in Wildlife Research and Management / David K. Dahlgren, R. Dwayne Elmore, Deborah A. (Smith) Woollett, Aimee Hurt, Julie K. Young, Daniel Kinka, Edward B. Arnett, David Baines, and John W. Connelly
    6. Identifying and Handling Contaminant-Related Wildlife Mortality/Morbidity / Steven R. Sheffield, Joseph P. Sullivan, and Elwood F. Hill
    7. Wildlife Health and Disease Surveillance, Investigation, and Management / Markus J. Peterson and Pamela J. Ferro

    Identification and Marking Techniques
    8. Criteria for Sex and Age of Birds and Mammals / Eddie K. Lyons, Michael A. Schroeder, and Leslie A. Robb
    9. Identification of Animals from Field Signs / John M. Tomecek and Jonah Evans
    10. Techniques of Marking Wildlife / Nova J. Silvy, Roel R. Lopez, and Markus J. Peterson
    11. Radiotelemetry, Remote Monitoring, and Data Analyses / Nova J. Silvy and Therese A. Catanach
    12. Estimating Animal Abundance / Brian L. Pierce, Roel R. Lopez, and Nova J. Silvy
    13. Use of Remote Cameras in Wildlife Ecology / Israel D. Parker, Roel R. Lopez, and Shawn L. Locke
    14. Population Analysis in Wildlife Ecology / Douglas H. Johnson and Stephen J. Dinsmore
    15. Use of Bioacoustics Monitoring Systems in Wildlife Research / Joseph M. Szewczak and Michael L. Morrison
    16. Tracking Wildlife with Radar Techniques / Therese A. Catanach and Nova J. Silvy
    17. Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Wildlife Ecology / Roderic G. Rosario, Megan K. Clayton, and Ian T. Gates
    18. Invertebrate Sampling Methods for Use in Wildlife Research / Therese A. Catanach
    19. Vegetation Sampling and Measurement / Kenneth F. Higgins, Kurt J. Jenkins, Daniel W. Uresk, Lora B. Perkins, Kent C. Jensen, Jack E. Norland, Robert W. Klaver, and David E. Naugle
    20. Techniques for Wildlife Nutritional Ecology / Lisa A. Shipley, Rachel C. Cook, and David G. Hewitt
    21. Simulation Modeling in Wildlife Research / Hsiao-Hsuan (Rose) Wang and William E. Grant
    22. Using Geospatial Technologies in Wildlife Studies / Humberto L. Perotto-Baldivieso, Sasathorn Tapaneeyakul, and Zachary J. Pearson
    23. Animal Behavior / Jessica R. Young
    24. Reproduction and Hormones / Heather M. Bryan and John D. Harder
    25. Conservation Genetics and Molecular Ecology in Wildlife Management / Sara J. Oyler-McCance, Emily K. Latch, and Paul L. Leberg

    Common and Scientific Names of Animals and Plants
    Literature Cited

    Volume 2: Management

    List of Contributors

    26. Strengthening Connections between Research and Management / Leonard A. Brennan, Stephen J. Demaso, Joseph P. Sands, and Matthew J. Schnupp
    27. Ethics in Wildlife Science and Conservation / Markus J. Peterson, M. Nils Peterson, Tarla Rai Peterson, and Erica von Essen
    28. Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management / Shari L. Rodriguez and M. Nils Peterson
    29. Communications and Outreach / Susan K. Jacobson, Hannah O. Brown, and Ben S. Lowe
    30. Conflict in Wildlife Science and Conservation / Andrea M. Feldpausch-Parker and Tarla Rai Peterson
    31. Adaptive Management in Wildlife Conservation / John F. Organ, Daniel J. Decker, Shawn J. Riley, John E. McDonald Jr., and Shane P. Mahoney
    32. Forest Management for Wildlife / Seth W. Bigelow, Carolyn G. Mahan, Amanda D. Rodewald, L. Mike Conner, and Lora L. Smith
    33. Managing Rangelands for Wildlife / Vernon C. Bleich, Michael W. Oehler, and John G. Kie
    34. Managing Inland Wetlands for Wildlife / Murray K. Laubhan, Sammy L. King, and Leigh H. Fredrickson
    35. Management of Coastal Wetlands for Wildlife / John Andrew Nyman, Chris Elphick, and Greg Shriver
    36. Managing Farmlands for Wildlife / Richard E. Warner, Jeffery W. Walk, and James R. Herkert
    37. Management and Research of Wildlife in Urban Environments / Robert A. McCleery, Christopher E. Moorman, Mark C. Wallace, and David Drake
    38. Managing Surface Disturbed Lands for Wildlife / Therese A. Catanach and Nova J. Silvy
    39. Managing Disturbances to Wildlife and Habitats / Chad J. Parent, Fidel Hernandez, and Andrea Bruno
    40. Managing State Lands for Wildlife / Thomas J. Ryder and John F. Organ
    41. Managing Federal Lands for Wildlife / Bruce Beard, R. Patrick Bixler, Tom Darden, Buddy Huffaker, Mark Madison, and James G. Van Ness
    42. Managing North American Indigenous Peoples' Wildlife Resources / Heather Stricker, Paige M. Schmidt, Jonathan Gilbert, Jim Dau, Diana L. Doan-Crider, Serra Hoagland, Michel T. Kohl, Claudia A. Perez, Lawrence J. Van Daele, Matthew B. Van Daele, and Daniel Dupont
    43. The Role of Nongovernment Organizations in Wildlife Management / Heather A. Mathewson, James J. Giocomo, and Steven P. Riley
    44. Harvest Management / John W. Connelly, James H. Gammonley, and Thomas W. Keegan
    45. Identification and Management of Wildlife Damage / Kurt C. Vercauteren, Richard A. Dolbeer, Aaron B. Shiels, and Eric M. Gese
    46. Managing Terrestrial Invasive Species / Timothy E. Fulbright and Tyler A. Campbell
    47. Ecology and Management of Small Populations / Jon S. Horne, L. Scott Mills, J. Michael Scott, Katherine M. Strickler, and Stanley A. Temple
    48. Captive Propagation and Translocation / David Drake and Stanley A. Temple
    49. Environmental Impact Assessment and Habitat Conservation Plans / Charles J. Randel III, Howard O. Clark Jr., Darren P. Newman, and Thomas P. Dixon
    50. Managing Wildlife in a Changing Climate / Douglas B. Inkley and Bruce A. Stein

    Common and Scientific Names of Animals and Plants
    Literature Cited




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