Conservation education in free-choice learning environments: the effects of animals and interpretation
Contributor(s):: Eleanor Hodak
With 150 million people visiting accredited zoos and aquariums annually, these institutions have the unique opportunity to present conservation-oriented messages to a large and receptive audience. The purpose of this study was to explore the role of interpretation and/or the viewing of live...
Human-felid conflict in corridor habitats: implications for tiger and leopard conservation in Terai Arc Landscape, India
Contributor(s):: Malviya, Manjari, Ramesh, Krishnamurthy
Reprioritizing avian conservation efforts
Contributor(s):: DeVault, Travis L.
Characteristics and distribution of livestock losses caused by wild carnivores in Maasai Steppe of northern Tanzania
Contributor(s):: Mponzi, Batistino P., Lepczyk, Christopher A., Kissui, Bernard M.
Reducing the potential for human-snake encounters in a recreational park
Contributor(s):: Carter, Evin T., Attum, Omar, Eads, Bryan C., Hoffman, Andrew S., Kingsbury, Bruce A.
Inter-seasonal movements in tri-state greater sage-grouse: implications for state-centric conservation plans
Contributor(s):: Reinhart, Jan S., Messmer, Terry A., Black, Todd
Recommended management strategies to limit anthropogenic noise impacts on greater sage-grouse in Wyoming
Contributor(s):: Patricelli, Gail L., Blickley, Jessica L., Hooper, Stacie L.
Stakeholder contemporary knowledge needs regarding the potential effects of tall structures on sage-grouse
Contributor(s):: Messmer, Terry A., Hasenyager, Robert, Burruss, James, Liguori, Sherry
Putting local knowledge and context to work for Gunnison sage-grouse conservation
Contributor(s):: Knapp, Corrine Noel, Cochran, James, Chapin, F. Stuart, III, Kofinas, Gary, Sayre, Nathan
Livestock predation by common leopard in Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, India: human- wildlife conflicts and conservation issues
Contributor(s):: Kala, Chandra Prakash, Kothari, Kishor Kumar
Do artificial nests simulate nest success of greater sage-grouse?
Contributor(s):: Dinkins, Jonathan B., Conover, Michael R., Mabray, Scott T.
Beware the Boojum: caveats and strengths of avian radar
Contributor(s):: Beason, Robert C., Nohara, Tim J., Weber, Peter
Jaguar and puma attacks on livestock in Costa Rica
Contributor(s):: Amit, Ronit, Gordillo-Chavez, Elias Jose, Bone, Raquel
Public perceptions of wildlife-associated disease: risk communication matters
Contributor(s):: Decker, D. J., Siemer, W. F., Evensen, D. T. N., Stedman, R. C., McComas, K. A., Wild, M. A., Castle, K. T., Leong, K. M.
Public perceptions of bears and management interventions in Japan
Contributor(s):: Sakurai, R., Jacobson, S. K.
Managing Utah Prairie Dogs on Private Lands
Contributor(s):: S. Nicole Frey
The Utah prairie dog is found only in Southern Utah. While beneficial to ecosystem health, the Utah prairie dog has historically been in conflict with agriculture and other human activities. This fact sheet describes recent changes to laws regarding Utah prairie dogs and new conservation programs...
A Survey of Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) Communities' Attitudes Toward Human-Lion Conflict and Lion Conservation
Contributor(s):: Nick M. Moghari
Local human communities within Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) were surveyed to determine prevalent attitudes toward lion conservation efforts and Uganda Wildlife Authority’s (UWA’s) Revenue Sharing Program. Other objectives of the surveys were to obtain information about the...
Lessons from wolves: stakeholder perspectives and experiences with northern rocky wolf reintroduction
Contributor(s):: Jami L. (jami Lynn) Wright
The gray wolf, Canis lupus, inhabited all parts of the North American continent for at least 300,000 years prior to European colonization (Wilson, et al. 2000). Lopez (1978) estimated the species population to have been around several hundred thousand in just the western United States and Mexico....
Oregon Grey Wolf Reintroduction, Conservation and Management Evaluation
Contributor(s):: Karin Traweek
Canis lupus, the grey wolf, is the largest member of the Canidae family. Wolves are opportunistic, carnivorous, keystone predators that significantly impact the functioning of their surrounding ecosystem. They are successful habitat generalists that can survive in forested and open...
Bears in Pakistan: Distribution, Population Biology and Human Conflicts
Contributor(s):: Fakhar I. Abbas, Zahid Igbal Bhatti, Jibran Haider, Afsar Mian
We conducted questionnaire based interviews (n = 1873) of respondents coming from 258 localities about bear tracts in northern parts of Pakistan in 2012-2014 to study Himalyan brown (U. arctos isalbellinus) and Himalayan black (U. t. laniger) bears. Brown bears were more frequent in northern...