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  1. Keys to managing a successful archery deer hunt in an urban community: a case study

    Contributor(s):: Stewart, Chad M., Keller, Bruce, Williamson, Chad R.

  2. Deer-activated bioacoustic frightening device deters white-tailed deer

    Contributor(s):: Hildreth, Aaron M., Hygnstrom, Scott E., VerCauteren, Kurt C.

  3. Rodent population management at Kansas City International Airport

    Contributor(s):: Witmer, G. W.

  4. Assessing the effectiveness of the Birdsbesafe anti-predation collar cover in reducing predation on wildlife by pet cats in Western Australia

    Contributor(s):: Hall, C. M., Fontaine, J. B., Bryant, K. A., Calver, M. C.

    Many pet cats hunt and, irrespective of whether or not this threatens wildlife populations, distressed owners may wish to curtail hunting while allowing their pets to roam. Therefore we evaluated the effectiveness of three patterned designs (simple descriptions being rainbow, red and yellow) of...

  5. The relationship between individual behavioural styles, dominance rank and cortisol levels of cats living in urban social groups

    Contributor(s):: Finkler, H., Terkel, J.

    Individual animals show differences in temperament, often correlated with ecologically important behavioural patterns such as dominance, and with physiological responses to environmental perturbations, such as cortisol levels. Identifying these temperaments in animals may reveal adaptive patterns...

  6. Analysis of Bobcats in Urban Areas of Orange County, CA

    Contributor(s):: Ian Ice

  7. The Effects of Urbanization on Fear in Wildlife

    Contributor(s):: Sarah Spier, Joseph J. Fontaine

    Through this study we sought out to determine if Fox Squirrels in Lincoln, Nebraska exhibited a change in response to aerial versus terrestrial predators in urban areas. We addressed the possible consequences that human disturbance has on daily stimuli, predator behaviors, and, in turn, prey...

  8. Winter Track Surveys Indicate Zones of Potential Conflict with White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in an Urban Landscape

    Contributor(s):: Sophia Pevzner

    Suburbanization typically leads to a loss of forested land and may increase the suitability of other naturally vegetated landscapes for white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). These areas often include residential properties and dedicated green spaces, which bring deer in close proximity to...

  9. Assessing the Validity of Preconceptions about Dog Parks: Cleanliness and Disease Transmission

    Contributor(s):: Kathleen E. Lamotte

    When urban dog owners are not able to utilize standard exercise methods (i.e. walking on a leash or running in the backyard) there are ever-increasing numbers of off-leash dog parks that they can rely on. Some commonly identified benefits of off-leash dog areas (OLDAs) include community building,...

  10. Neighbourhoods, dogs and walking: An exploration of factors relevant to healthy aging in place

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Toohey, Ann Madeline

  11. A study of use patterns, user satisfaction and willingness to pay for off-leash dog parks: Post-occupancy evaluations of four dog parks in Texas and Florida

    | Contributor(s):: Lee, Hyung-Sook

    The growing importance of dogs in people’s lives and in high-density urban environments has increased demand for a place where people and their dogs can interact and exercise together. The recent increase in the number of dog parks across the country is evidence of these demands of dog...

  12. Foxscape: Configuring animals in urban and digital geographies

    | Contributor(s):: Doyle, Judith

  13. Urban Livestock Ownership, Management, and Regulation in the United States: An Exploratory Survey and Research Agenda

    | Contributor(s):: Nathan McClintock, Esperanza Pallana, Heather Wooten

    As interest in urban agriculture sweeps the country, municipalities are struggling to update, code to meet public demands. The proliferation of urban livestock—especially chickens, rabbits, bees, and goats—has posed particular regulatory challenges. Scant planning scholarship on urban...

  14. The Urban Wildlife Conservation Program: Building a Broader Conservation Community

    | Contributor(s):: Natalie R. Sexton, Danielle Ross-Winslow, Marcia Pradines, Alia M. Dietsch

    The National Wildlife Refuge System of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a long history of connecting people with nature. Increased conservation challenges coupled with societal changes pose challenging new questions for the Refuge System. The future success of conservation in America...

  15. Bringing the Endangered Barn Owl Back to McLean County, Illinois: Implementing a Local Nest Box Program

    | Contributor(s):: Anna Groves

    Barn owls are an endangered species in Illinois, but populations have been known to increase where nest box programs have been implemented. In conjunction with the John Wesley Powell Audubon Society, a barn owl nest box program was established in McLean County and the surrounding area. Seventeen...

  16. The economics of the right to keep a dog: a case study of a private housing complex in Hong Kong

    | Contributor(s):: Yau, Yung, Chiu, ShukMan

    Dog guardianship has gained popularity in many cities as a result of animal domestication. In spite of its benefits, dog guardianship in high-density urban housing creates certain problems, including increased health risks. Conflicts between different interested parties over the right to keep...

  17. Bark park: A social hub for dogs and their owners

    | Contributor(s):: Alary, Chantal Lyse

  18. Oct 14 2015

    2015 Summit for Urban Animal Strategies

    The prestigious International Summit for Urban Animal Strategies is held each October just before CanWest (ABVMA Vet Conference), in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada. One Hundred...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/284

  19. Urban Wildlife and Leopold's Land Ethic: "The squirrels on a college campus convey the same lesson as the redwoods..."

    | Contributor(s):: Natalie Robiou

    The United States has quickly become one of the most industrialized countries in the world. The Industrial Revolution of the 19th century brought Americans and immigrants alike employment opportunities in key locations throughout the country. This, in effect, translated into an influx of people...

  20. The Bronx, Beavers and Birthrights: The Case For Urban Wildlife

    | Contributor(s):: Richard Day

    The subject of animals’ rights has received a fair amount of attention over the years. Philosophers and activists alike have set out to ensure that animals in the wild and in other settings such as factory farms enjoy at least a bare minimum of rights and protections. While these are...