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Urban Wildlife Management

New Edition
Summarizes the primary issues and current trends in urban wildlife management
Provides a grounded approach to the fundamental principles of ecology as they relate to human-dominated landscapes
Contains an entirely new section on urban wildlife species, including chapters on urban communities, herpetofauna, birds, ungulates, mammals, carnivores, and feral and introduced species
Presents perspective essays, chapter activities, sidebars, case studies with results and discussion points, and species profiles
Includes full-color illustrations

By: Clark E Adams (Author)

569 pages, 214 colour & b/w photos and colour & b/w illustrations, 84 tables

Productivity Press

Hardback | Jun 2016 | Edition: 3 | #227487 | ISBN-13: 9781498702010
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About this book

Continuing the tradition of the first two editions, Urban Wildlife Management, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive examination of the issues that have led to an increasing need for urban wildlife management. Urban Wildlife Management focuses not only on ecological matters but also incorporates the political, economic and societal issues necessary to the development of successful planning. Authors explore the changing landscape of wildlife management, offering a historical perspective along with a look at current trends and future directions of wildlife management.


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Contents

A New Wildlife Management Paradigm: The Human-Wildlife Interface
- Wildlife Management: Past and Present
- Wildlife Management in the Built Environment
- Ecosystems: Principles, Structure, Function and Services

Urban Ecosystems
- Urban Soils
- Urban Aquatic Systems (CEA)
- Population Dynamics
- Special Habitat Considerations: Green Spaces

Urban Habitats and Hazards
- Special Habitat Considerations: Gray Spaces
- Urban Communities (KJL)

Urban Wildlife Species
- Urban Herpetofauna (KJL)
- Urban Birds
- Urban Ungulates
- Other Common Urban Mammals
- Urban Carnivores
- Urban Feral and Introduced Species
- Human Dimensions of Wildlife in Urban Settings

Urban Sociopolitical Landscape
- Legal Aspects of Urban Wildlife Management
- Zoonoses and Management Considerations

Wildlife Hotline Quiz


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Biography

Clark E. Adams, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Kieran J. Lindsey, Ph.D., is an urban wildlife biologist, Associate Director of Online Programming and online Master of Natural Resources Program Lead with the Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability (CLiGS) at Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment.

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