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  1. Exploring Geospatial Trends in Urban Attitudes Toward Wolves in Wisconsin and Implications for Future Management

    Contributor(s):: Peter Hudack, Danielle Felgenhauer, Lizzi Slivinski, Annie Johnson

    In 2004, the recovering Wisconsin timber wolf (Canis lupus) population reached the state management goal, set by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, of 350 wolves. Since then, the state's wolf population has nearly doubled to the current population of 690 wolves (97 percent...

  2. Beyond recovery: Wisconsin's wolf policy 1980-2008

    Contributor(s):: Treves, Adrian

    Wildlife protectionists, livestock producers, and black bear hunters influenced wolf policy in Wisconsin, USA, over the past 29 years. Wolf policy aligned closely with protectionist values until 2003, when litigations over lethal control and wolf reclassification created a rift. Since 2003,...

  3. Communicating the role of hunting for wildlife management

    Contributor(s):: Campbell, Michael, Mackay, Kelly J.

    Wildlife management agencies are increasingly faced with decisions where different groups hold conflicting attitudes and values with respect to the action taken. Identifying and understanding divergent views is essential in guiding the decisions of wildlife management. Occasionally, public...

  4. Perceptions and attitudes of a Maasai community regarding wildlife-damage compensation, conservation, and the predators that prey on their livestock

    Contributor(s):: Rodriguez, Shari Lynn

    Worldwide, carnivore numbers are declining, largely due to conflict with humans. Wildlife-damage compensation schemes are one potential way to increase tolerance for carnivores while minimizing financial losses people incur when carnivores prey on livestock. The Predator Compensation Fund (PCF)...

  5. Sustainability of natural populations: Lessons from indigenous knowledge

    Contributor(s):: Pierotti, Raymond

    Management schemes for wildlife are often unsuccessful in maintaining healthy, sustainable populations, especially approaches based on Maximum Sustainable Yield, which fail to account for variation in reproductive output. North American Indigenous hunters had considerable knowledge about the...

  6. Wildlife value orientations in the Netherlands. (Special issue. Cross-cultural wildlife value orientations)

    Contributor(s):: Jacobs, M. H.

    Wildlife value orientations among inhabitants of the Netherlands were explored by conducting semi-structured interviews, and using predefined value orientations that were previously revealed in the United States. Special attention was paid to the existence of mutualism orientations, viewing...

  7. Behavior of feral horses in response to culling and GnRH immunocontraception

    Contributor(s):: Ransom, J. I., Powers, J. G., Garbe, H. M., Oehler, M. W., Sr., Nett, T. M., Baker, D. L.

    Wildlife management actions can alter fundamental behaviors of individuals and groups, which may directly impact their life history parameters in unforeseen ways. This is especially true for highly social animals because changes in one individual's behavior can cascade throughout its social...

  8. Antecedents to the Community Wildlife Conservation Programme in Kenya, 1946-1964

    Contributor(s):: Matheka, Reuben

  9. Wolves in the Early Nineteenth-Century County of Jönköping, Sweden

    Contributor(s):: Kardell, ÖRjan, DahlstrÖM, Anna

  10. Constructing the people and practices in wildlife management issues: more than mere wolves at the door: reconstructing community amidst a wildlife controversy

    Contributor(s):: Scarce, Rik, Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.

  11. Constructing the people and practices in wildlife management issues: paradise lost: the transformation of wildlife law in the vanishing wilderness

    Contributor(s):: Granfield, Robert, Colomy, Paul, Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.

  12. Constructing the people and practices in wildlife management issues: the hunters and the hunted: context and evolution of game management in Germanic countries verses the United States

    Contributor(s):: Hummel, Richard, Goedeke, Theresa L., Herda-Rapp, Ann

  13. Constructing the people and practices in wildlife management issues: the restoration of wolves in France: story, conflicts, and uses of rumor

    Contributor(s):: Campion-Vincent, Veronique, Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.

  14. Constructing the wildlife in wildlife management issues: contested meanings: the social construction of mourning dove in Wisconsin

    Contributor(s):: Herda-Rapp, Ann, Marotz, Karen G., Goedeke, Theresa L.

  15. Constructing the wildlife in wildlife management issues: devils, angels, or animals: the social construction of otters in conflict over management

    Contributor(s):: Goedeke, Theresa L., Herda-Rapp, Ann

  16. Constructing the wildlife in wildlife management issues: virtual deer: bagging the mythical 'Big One' in cyberspace

    Contributor(s):: Miller, Carol D., Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.

  17. Deconstructing and reconstructing wildlife policy approaches: of time, space, and birds: cattle egrets and the place of the wild

    Contributor(s):: Capek, Stella, Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.

  18. Deconstructing and reconstructing wildlife policy approaches: we all can just get along: the social constructions of Prairie Dog stakeholders and the use of a transactional management approach in devising a species conservation plan

    Contributor(s):: Zollinger, Brett, Daniels, Steven E., Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.

  19. Deconstructing and reconstructing wildlife policy approaches: you can't eat "Paper Fish": recent attempts to link local ecological knowledge and fisheries science in Atlantic Canada

    Contributor(s):: Felt, Lawrence F., Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.

  20. Introduction

    Contributor(s):: Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.