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Creature Comforts: Wildlife Stories & Solutions

Creature Comforts: Wildlife Stories & Solutions

by Joel Thomas


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In an era when people and wildlife are under constant pressure to live closer and closer together, human animal conflict is on the rise. How should we respond to wildlife problems? What are the real concerns for humans and their wild neighbors? What exactly is going on in my own backyard?
With honesty and humor along the way, the book explains the nature of wildlife behavior, the root causes of common animal related problems, and effective non-lethal solutions that can provide relief and a happy ending for humans and animals alike. This book will teach you how to solve wildlife conflicts and to prevent them as well.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781453745649
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/18/2010
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

Joel Thomas was born and raised in East Amherst, just north of Buffalo, New York. He grew up spending most of his free time outdoors. A childhood interest in animals and wildlife eventually led to work in the late 70's as an assistant keeper for one of the largest private reptile collections in Western New York. He graduated from Medaille College in 1993 with a degree in veterinary technology. He has worked at the Erie County SPCA as a veterinary technician since 1995 and became Wildlife Administrator there in1999. He is a New York State Licensed Veterinary Technician, a Wildlife Rehabilitator, and a Falconer. He also holds certifications in chemical capture and as a New York State DEC Hunter Education Instructor.
Joel lives in rural Niagara Country, NY with his wife Tracy, daughter Hannah, a couple hawks and Sam...the wonder dog.

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