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The North American Model of Wildlife ConservationThe North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

edited by Shane P. Mahoney and Valerius Geist

In this book, editors Shane P. Mahoney and Valerius Geist, both leading authorities on the North American Model, bring together their expert colleagues to provide a comprehensive overview of the origins, achievements, and shortcomings of this highly successful conservation approach. This volume reviews the emergence of conservation in late nineteenth–early twentieth century North America; provides detailed explorations of the Model's institutions, principles, laws, and policies; places the Model within ecological, cultural, and socioeconomic contexts; and describes the many economic, social, and cultural benefits of wildlife restoration and management.

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Becoming a Wildlife ProfessionalBecoming A Wildlife Professional

edited by Scott E. Henke and Paul R. Krausman

Becoming a Wildlife Professional is the first comprehensive book to describe the entry-level jobs available for the next generation of wildlife biologists and conservationists. Bringing together useful advice from a range of seasoned experts who hold these jobs and have used these techniques to secure employment, this book conveys important messages about the responsibilities and challenges of a career in wildlife conservation and management. This how-to manual is essential for  wildlife science students interested in making themselves marketable for employers across a wide spectrum of wildlife jobs.

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Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management, 2nd Edition

edited by Daniel J. Decker, Shawn J. Riley, and William F. Siemer

Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management provides the essential information that students and practitioners need to be effective problem solvers. Edited by three leading experts in wildlife management, this textbook explores the interface of humans with wildlife and their sometimes complementary, often conflicting, interests. The book's well-researched chapters address conservation, wildlife use (hunting and fishing), and the psychological and philosophical underpinnings of wildlife management.

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Wildlife Habitat Conservation: Concepts, Challenges, and Solutions

edited by Michael L. Morrison and Heather A. Mathewson

Wildlife Habitat Conservation presents an up-to-date review of the habitat concept, provides a scientifically rigorous definition, and emphasizes how we must focus on those critical factors contained within what we call habitat. The result is a habitat concept that promises long-term persistence of animal populations. Ideal for undergraduate and graduate natural resource and conservation courses, the book is organized perfectly for a one semester class.

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Essential Readings in Wildlife Management and Conservation

edited by Paul R. Krausman and Bruce D. Leopold

Prepared by two of the leading figures in wildlife biology, this book gathers in one volume the most influential articles published in the field. Paul R. Krausman and Bruce D. Leopold have collected the forty-two papers that every wildlife student should read. Ideal for use as a textbook, Essential Readings in Wildlife Management and Conservation is divided into four sections: the philosophical roots of wildlife management, biology, habitat, and human dimensions. Now new in paperback!

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Wildlife Management and Conservation: Contemporary Principles and Practices

edited by Paul R. Krausman and James W. Cain III

Wildlife Management and Conservation presents a clear overview of the management and conservation of animals, their habitats, and how people influence both. The relationship among these three components of wildlife management is explained in chapters written by leading experts and is designed to prepare wildlife students for careers in which they will be charged with maintaining healthy animal populations; finding ways to restore depleted populations while reducing overabundant, introduced, or pest species; and managing relationships among various human stakeholders.

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Roads and Ecological Infrastructure: Concepts and Applications for Small Animals  

edited by Kimberly M. Andrews, Priya Nanjappa, and Seth P. D. Riley

Roads and Ecological Infrastructure is the first book to focus on reducing conflict between roads and small animals. Highlighting habitat connections and the challenges and solutions from both transportation and ecological perspectives, the volume covers various themes, including animal behavior related to roads and design approaches to mitigate the negative effects of roads on wildlife. The chapter authors—from transportation experts to university researchers—each promote a goal of realistic problem solving.

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