State Wildlife Laws Handbook

State Wildlife Laws Handbook

by Ruth Musgrave, Mary Anne Stein
     
 

An in-depth analysis of wildlife management and protection laws for all fifty states, this comprehensive book covers everything from laws on hunting and trapping methods, enforcement, and habitat protection, to endangered or threatened species protection. The authors provide summaries of each of the fifty states' fish and wildlife codes, discuss the states'

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An in-depth analysis of wildlife management and protection laws for all fifty states, this comprehensive book covers everything from laws on hunting and trapping methods, enforcement, and habitat protection, to endangered or threatened species protection. The authors provide summaries of each of the fifty states' fish and wildlife codes, discuss the states' provisions, offer recommendations, compare topics from state to state, and include a number of appendices, including a glossary of important wildlife terms for each state, a suggested reading list, and addresses for state fish and wildlife agencies.

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Produced by the Center for Wildlife Law at the Institute of Public Law, U. of New Mexico, this handbook is organized into three parts. Part I provides an overview of wildlife law and current issues of concern, with an entire chapter devoted to wildlife poaching in the US. Part II contains the summaries of each of the 50 states' fish and wildlife codes, each presented in a standard format. Part III discusses the states' provisions, offers recommendations and lists of sample statutes, and compares topics from state to state. Appendices provide a glossary of wildlife terms, a suggested reading list, and addresses for state fish and wildlife agencies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865873575
Publisher:
Government Institutes
Publication date:
11/01/1993
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 11.16(h) x 1.90(d)

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