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.
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 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
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.
"As urban areas expand into surrounding natural habitat, there are inevitably more interactions between humans and wildlife. In this third edition, Adams (emer., wildlife and fisheries sciences, Texas A&M Univ., College Station) updates a work that filled a void no comprehensive treatment of the subject had previously existed. Significant enhancements to previous editions [...] include five new chapters, four case studies, seven appendixes/species profiles, and 90 figures. Additional research and data mining contribute a significant amount of new information to this edition. New chapters highlight special management considerations for various types of urban vertebrates. A short profile of an urban species follows each chapter. Though examples and case studies are heavily focused on the United States, the general principles can apply to urban wildlife in any area of the world. Designed to serve as a textbook, this volume synthesizes current information and is the standard text on this subject. It can also serve as a general resource for those interested in this topic. More than 1,000 references fill 41 pages. A similar book, Urban Wildlife Conservation [...] complements this title, but Adams's work serves as a better introduction to the subject."
– C. E. Buckley, Illinois State University
"Summing Up: Essential. All readers."