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  1. Human-wildlife interactions, nature-based tourism, and protected areas management: the case of Mole National Park and the adjacent communities in Ghana

    Contributor(s):: Emmanuel Acquah

    Protected areas are increasingly becoming islands of habitat surrounded by seas of cultivation and development. Mole National Park, Ghana’s premier park, has an emerging nature-based tourism that is not large when compared to park tourism in other African countries. The park attracts many...

  2. 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...

  3. Does Gender Matter? Human Elephant Conflict in Sri Lanka: A Gendered Analysis of Human Elephant Conflict and Natural Resource Management in a Rural Sri Lankan Village

    Contributor(s):: Katherine Eileen Griffin

    This study is a gendered analysis of natural resource management at the local scale of a poor rural Sri Lankan village in a conservation buffer zone. This village experiences destruction of forests and human elephant conflict. The objective of this study is to gain an in-depth knowledge of...

  4. A Reproductive Management Program for an Urban Population of Eastern Grey Kangaroos (Macropus giganteus)

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    Contributor(s):: Andrew Tribe, Jon Hanger, Ian J. Mcdonald, Jo Loader, Ben J. Nottidge, Jeff J. McKee, Clive J.c. Phillips

    Traditionally, culling has been the expedient, most common, and in many cases, the only tool used to control free-ranging kangaroo populations. We applied a reproductive control program to a population of eastern grey kangaroos confined to a golf course in South East Queensland. The program aimed...

  5. Stakeholder Perceptions of Threatened Species and Their Management on Urban Beaches

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    Contributor(s):: Grainne S. Maguire, James M. Rimmer, Michael A. Weston

    We surveyed 579 recreationists regarding management of the threatened, beach-dwelling Hooded Plover Thinornis rubricollis. We postulated that: (1) lower awareness of the species and higher ‘inconvenience’ of management would engender less favourable perceptions of conservation and...

  6. Human and Wildlife Conflicts

    Contributor(s):: Larry Clark

    The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) is the research arm of the USDA's Wildlife Services program. The NWRC is charged with developing methods to resolve conflicts between humans and wildlife, spanning the areas of agriculture and natural resource protection, invasive species, wildlife...

  7. Landowner attitudes toward introduced wild turkeys in northwestern Minnesota

    Contributor(s):: Parent, C. J., Goodwin, B. J., Dunton, E. M.

  8. State of the Berryman Institute

    Contributor(s):: Ayers, C. R.