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Wide ranging management textbook concerning the USA.
I. MANAGING OUR WILDLIFE RESOURCES. 1. What is Wildlife Management? II. WILDLIFE POPULATIONS. 2. Characteristics of Wildlife Populations. 3. Population Growth and Interactions. 4. Population Movements and Measurements. 5. Population Modeling. III. WILDLIFE HABITAT. 6. Environmental Conditions Necessary for Survival. 7. Habitat Management. 8. Habitat Alteration. IV. SETTING GOALS. 9. Impacts and Mitigation. 10. Legislation and Wildlife Management. 11. The Wildlife Manager. 12. Wildlife Administration. 13. Planning. 14. Goals and Desires of the Public. V. MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS. 15. Big Game. 16. Small Mammals. 17. Waterfowl. 18. Shore and Upland Birds. 19. Fisheries. 20. Nongame. 21. Endangered Species. 22. Animal Damage. 23. Putting It All Together. Appendix 1. Selected Fishes and Wildlife Management Agencies. Appendix 2. Specialized Societies Glossary.