BN.com Gift Guide

Best Practices for Wildlife Control Operators / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $117.94
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 28%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (7) from $117.94   
  • New (5) from $117.94   
  • Used (2) from $117.94   

Overview

A comprehensive and practical "how-to" training manual for wildlife control operators that focuses on the best practices for wildlife control and the prevention of wildlife damage problems. Best Practices for Wildlife Control Operators describes a broad array of tools and techniques, and includes fact sheets with management recommendations for the species most likely to cause nuisance problems.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
The material is far superior to anything we have. This project is well done and should do well in the marketplace. The content and organization of the material is excellent, the amount of information is appropriate, and the reading level is suitable for the market.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418040949
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/28/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 1,184,352
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

An Associate Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist in the Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University. Dr. Curtis has coordinated the Wildlife Damage Management Program for Cornell Cooperative Extension during the past 17 years. He received a Ph.D. in Zoology from North Carolina State University in 1990 and a M.S. in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University in 1981. His research interests include wildlife damage management in urban and agricultural landscapes, wildlife fertility control, and resolving community-based wildlife issues. Extension programming has included public policy education and a variety of wildlife-related publications and videotapes. He's won awards from The Wildlife Society, the Berryman Institute, the Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals, Epsilon Sigma Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society, and the American Society for Horticulture Science, among others.

A science writer and received a M.S. in Environmental Science from Antioch University in 1988 and a B.S. in Biology from Cornell University in 1985. For the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (part of Cornell Cooperative Extension), Ms. Shultz developed a broad range of educational materials on wildlife, agricultural, and home pests. She's also managed wildlife sanctuaries, taught environmental science, served as program director for a statewide literary organization, and worked as a zookeeper. Ms. Shultz has won awards from The Wildlife Society, the Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, among others.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Balancing the Needs of People and Wildlife Chapter 3: Legal Issues Chapter 4: A Common Sense Approach to Safety on the Job Chapter 5: Best Practices: A Step-by-Step Guide Chapter 6: Professional Standards Appendix A: Glossary of Wildlife Terms Appendix B: Control tips for the common nuisance species in our region Appendix C: Beyond the routine: What to do when a customer calls with a complaint about protected wildlife species Appendix D: Contacts and equipment suppliers Appendix E: Resources

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2013

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)