From Wild Lives to Wildlife and Back
Contributor(s):: Benson, Etienne
Home ranges and habitat selection of white- tailed deer in a suburban nature area in eastern Nebraska
Contributor(s):: Scott E Hygnstrom, Kurt C VerCauteren
We evaluated the movements of 59 radio-collared female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) at the Gifford Point Wildlife Management Area (GP) and Fontenelle Forest Nature Area (FF) in eastern Nebraska from 1994 to 1997. Annual home ranges averaged 276 ha (CI = 166 ha). Forty-four of the...
Human interactions with wildlife in national parks
Contributor(s):: Wright, R. Gerald
Human-cat relationship in an oceanic biosphere reserve: the case of La Palma Island, Canary archipelago
Contributor(s):: Medina, F. M., Nogales, M., Farnworth, M. J., Bonnaud, E.
Removal of feral cats from island environments is a useful mechanism by which their ecological impact on endangered species can be reduced or ended. Nevertheless, because cats are anthropogenic in their origins, social perceptions of management practices play a large role in their implementation....
Identifying people's most preferred management technique for feral cats in Hawaii
Contributor(s):: Lohr, Cheryl A., Lepczyk, Christopher A., Cox, Linda J.
Indicators of biodiversity and conservational wildlife quality on Danish organic farms for use in farm management: a multidisciplinary approach to indicator development and testing
Contributor(s):: Noe, E., Halberg, N., Reddersen, J.
Organic farming is expected to contribute to conserving national biodiversity on farms, especially remnant, old, and undisturbed small biotopes, forests, and permanent grassland. This objective cannot rely on the legislation of organic farming solely, and to succeed, farmers need to understand...
Influence of egg oiling on colony presence of ring-billed gulls
Contributor(s):: DeVault, Travis L., Schmidt, Paige M., Pogmore, Fred E., Gobeille, John, Belant, Jerrold L., Seamans, Thomas W.
Integrating mammalian hazards with management at U.S. civil airports: a case study
Contributor(s):: Biondi, Kristin M., Belant, Jerrold L., Martin, James A., DeVault, Travis L., Wang, Guiming
Integrating Values and Ethics into Wildlife Policy and Management—Lessons from North America
Contributor(s):: Camilla H. Fox, Marc Bekoff
Few animals provoke as wide a range of emotions as wolves. Some see wolves as icons of a lost wilderness; others see them as intruders. As the battle continues between wolf proponents and opponents, finding solutions that resolve conflicts while supporting the integrity of nature is challenging....
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
Interactions between visitors and Formosan macaques ( Macaca cyclopis ) at Shou-Shan Nature Park, Taiwan
Contributor(s):: Hsu, M. J., Kao, ChienChing, Agoramoorthy, G.
Ecotourism involving feeding wildlife has raised public attention and is a controversial issue, especially concerning nonhuman primates. Between July 2002 and April 2005, the behavior of monkeys and tourists was collected through scan samplings, focal samplings and behavior samplings at the...
International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) 2016. Exploring human-animal interactions: a multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 July 2016. Proceedings
This work contains abstracts of 61 conference papers on the regulatory, behavioural and welfare aspects of human-animal interactions.
Contributor(s):: Herda-Rapp, Ann, Goedeke, Theresa L.
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.
Killing to Save: Trophy Hunting and Conservation in Mongolia
Contributor(s):: Lucy Page
Since transitioning to capitalism in 1990, Mongolia’s wildlife has faced growing threats from the development of infrastructure, increasing livestock populations, and the expansion of an illegal trade in wildlife products. As wildlife populations face these growing risks, Mongolia needs to...
Knowledge, affection and basic attitudes toward animals in American society
Contributor(s):: Kellert, Stephen R., Berry, Joyce K.
Knowledge, attitudes, and opinions about human-wildlife conflicts held by community leaders in Virginia
Contributor(s):: Regina M. Elsner
Using a mail survey, I questioned 490 representatives of local government (i.e., elected officials, administrative officials, animal control officers, and county Cooperative Extension agents) about their understanding of human-wildlife conflicts in their communities, and their receptivity to...
Latitudinal variation in diet and patterns of human interaction in the marine otter
Contributor(s):: Mangel, J. C., Whitty, T., Medina-Vogel, G., Alfaro-Shigueto, J., Caceres, C., Godley, B. J.
The marine otter (Lontra felina) inhabits patches of rocky coastline from central Peru to southern Chile and is classified as Endangered by the IUCN. Given the limited information available about the species, we set out to assess marine otter diet with a view to detecting latitudinal differences,...
Lead-free, high-powered rifle bullets and their applicability in wildlife management
Contributor(s):: Caudell, J. N., Stopak, Wolf, P. C.