Valuable insights on achievements and challenges in advancing sound management of wildlife and other natural resources are provided by the authors in this updated edition. Emphasis is on principles and practices used in restoring and managing wildlife on a sustainable basis, particularly in relation to North America's wildlife heritage.
1. What is Wildlife Management? 2. Neglect and Exploitation. 3. Some Successes in Managing Wildlife. 4. Ecosystems and Natural Communities. 5. Population Ecology 6. Animal Behavior and Wildlife Management. 7. Food and Cover. 8. Wildlife Diseases. 9. Predators and Predation. 10. Hunting and Trapping. 11. Wildlife and Water. 12. Wildlife and Soils. 13. Wildlife and Farmlands. 14. Wildlife and Rangelands. 15. Forest Management and Wildlife. 16. Wildlife in Parks and Refuges. 17. Urban Wildlife. 18. Exotic Wildlife. 19. Nongame and Endangered Wildlife. 20. Economics of Wildlife. 21. Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management. 22. Wildlife as a Public Trust. 23. Conclusion.