Wildlife Policies in the U.S. National Parks / Edition 1

Wildlife Policies in the U.S. National Parks / Edition 1

by Frederic H. Wagner, Ronald Foresta, Richard Bruce Gill, Dale Richard McCullough
     
 

ISBN-10: 1559634057

ISBN-13: 9781559634052

Pub. Date: 07/01/1995

Publisher: Island Press

<p>This volume presents the results of a five-year study of wildlife-management policies in national parks. It synthesizes interviews with individuals inside and outside the National Park Service, provides a comprehensive review of published and unpublished literature, and draws on the collective experience of the authors with various units of the system over the…  See more details below

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<p>This volume presents the results of a five-year study of wildlife-management policies in national parks. It synthesizes interviews with individuals inside and outside the National Park Service, provides a comprehensive review of published and unpublished literature, and draws on the collective experience of the authors with various units of the system over the past three decades. Among the topics examined are: <ul> <li>the structure and history of the National Park System and Service <li>wildlife "problems" in the parks <li>the role of science in formulating policies and in management <li>recommendations for changes in policy formulation, management, and scientific research procedures </ul>

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559634052
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
07/01/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Professional Review of a Great System1
2Natural-Resources Values, Goals, and Policies of the System10
3Wildlife "Problems" in the Parks44
4Constraints on Attainment of Natural-Resources Goals69
5Science Administration for and in the System94
6Ecological Terms and Concepts That Influence Policy Directions112
7Future Directions158
Literature Cited205
About the Authors229
Index231

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