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The Wildlife Techniques Manual

Hardback
, 1,136 pages

190 b&w illus., 170 line drawings

ISBN:
9781421401591
April 2012
$165.00

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The Wildlife Techniques Manual

Volume 1: Research. Volume 2: Management 2-vol. set

seventh edition
2-vol. set

2012 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine

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Other books published in association with The Wildlife Society

Since its original publication in 1960, The Wildlife Techniques Manual has remained the cornerstone text for the professional wildlife biologist. Now fully revised and updated, this seventh edition promises to be the most comprehensive resource on wildlife biology, conservation, and management for years to come.

Superbly edited by Nova J. Silvy, the thirty-seven authoritative chapters included in this work provide a full synthesis of methods used in the field and laboratory. Chapter authors, all leading wildlife professionals, explain and critique traditional and new methodologies and offer thorough discussions of a wide range of relevant topics, including:

• experimental design• wildlife health and disease• capture techniques• population estimation• telemetry• vegetation analysis• conservation genetics• wildlife damage management• urban wildlife management• habitat conservation planning

A standard text in a variety of courses, the Techniques Manual, as it is commonly called, covers every aspect of modern wildlife management and provides practical information for applying the hundreds of methods described in its pages. To effectively incorporate the explosion of new information in the wildlife profession, this latest edition is logically organized into a two-volume set: Volume 1 is devoted to research techniques and Volume 2 focuses on management methodologies.

The Wildlife Techniques Manual is a resource that professionals and students in wildlife biology, conservation, and management simply cannot do without.

Published in association with The Wildlife Society

Nova J. Silvy is Regents Professor in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University.

"This esteemed and enduring reference, now two volumes, thoroughly updates and revises Techniques for Wildlife Investigations and Management."

" The Wildlife Techniques Manual is a resource that professionals and students in wildlife biology, conservation, and management simply cannot do without."

"A staple on the bookshelves of a wide variety of wildlife professionals."

"A brilliant toolbox of techniques and management options."

"Editor Nova J. Silvy and 120 contributors have done a masterful—and much needed—job of producing The Wildlife Society's 7th edition of The Wildlife Techniques Manual. This up-to-date, two-volume set fully covers the broad set of tools needed to conduct both management and research. It demands a place in the library of every aspiring and practicing wildlife biologist/ecologist."

"The broad sweep of methodology in both wildlife research and management and the affordable price for this large, two-volume text make it an indispensible reference for all wildlife and field biologists and a necessary addition to the ecology bookshelf. Essential."

"The manual is well written and clearly organised... the 7th edition of The Wildlife Techniques Manual should be a must for all wildlife managers and ecologists."

"This new and revised 7th edition could not have been published at a better time. The dynamic and changing landscape needs wildlife managers with a passion for wildlife conservation and preservation; this two volume techniques manual set is a vital tool in accomplishing the goals and aspirations of local and global wildlife biologists to the betterment of our planet."

" The Wildlfe Techniques Manual is a resource that professionals and students in wildlife biology, conservation, and management simply cannot do without."

"This useful resource for professionals and students... gives an important synthesis of the methods used in the field as well as in the laboratory..."

"The two-volume set is impressive on the bookshelf, and even more impressive as a testament to how far the techniques widely used in wildlife management have come in a few short decades."

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