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Transactions of the 39th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference


Held March 31 to April 3 1974 in Denver, Colorado


PART I Opening General Session New Planning and Management Approaches for Natural Resources

Formal Opening, Daniel A. Poole

Remarks of the Chairman, Gilbert F. White

Organizing for the Management of Natural Resources, Charles F. Bingman

National Water Commission Report in Relation to Wildlife, Ray K. Linsley

Water Development- Better Planning, Warren D. Fairchild

Corps of Engineers Role in Balancing Environmental Needs and Society's Demands for Developing Resources, Major General]. W. Morris

Concluding Remarks, Gilbert F. White

PART II Technical Sessions Advances and Needs in Land Use Planning and Management

Remarks of the Chairman, Boyd H. Gibbons III

Land Use: Is It Bigger Than a Breadbox?, Boyd H. Gibbons III

PANEL - Protecting Critical Environmental Areas

Florida's Approach to Protecting Critical Environmental Areas, John P. Ingle III

The Developer's Role in Preserving Wildlife Habitats, Charles E. Fraser

Constitutional Limits in Protecting Critical Areas, Fred P. Bosselman

Nongame Wildlife: Policies, Responsibilities and Management Approaches

PANEL - Nongame Wildlife: Policies, Programs, Progress

States' Needs and Responsibilities in Nongame Wildlife, Carl N. Crouse

Nongame Wildlife: A Federal Perspective, Lee M. Talbot

Nongame Wildlife Programs of Private Organizations, Charles H. Callison

Contributions of the Universities to Nongame Wildlife Policies, Programs, Progress, Gustav A. Swanson

Preliminary Views on Nongame Wildlife Policy, Roland C. Clement

Seabirds-Alaska's Most Neglected Resource, LeRoy W. Sowl and James C. Bartonek

Progress in Saving Endangered Species, Keith M. Schreiner and C. E. Ruhr

Trumpeter Swan Management in the National Wildlife Refuge System, Conrad A. Fjetland

Social and Economic Dimensions in Natural Resources Management

Remarks of the Chairman, Robert C. Lucas

PANEL - Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Wildlife

Cross Cultural Comparison of Attitudes Toward Wildlife,

Meanings of Wildlife for Americans: Contemporary Attitudes and Social Trends, William W. Shaw

PANEL - Changing Attitudes Toward Hunting

Attitudes of College Students Toward Hunting, Dale L. Shaw and D. L. Gilbert

Attitudes of South Dakota Residents Toward Dove Hunting, Raymond L. Linder, Robert T. Wagner, Robert M. Dimit, and Robert B. Dahlgren

PANEL - Landowner Attitudes Toward Use of Lands for Recreation

New York Landowners' Attitudes Toward Recreation Activities, Tommy L. Brown

Utah Landholders' Attitudes Toward Hunting, James R. Kitts and Jessop B. Low

PANEL - Assessing Values of Wildlife Benefits

Economic Survey of Southeastern Wildlife and Wildlife-Oriented Recreation, Joseph C. Horvath

Identifying Optimal Wildlife Resource Supply Quantities Which Maximize Public Use Benefits, Edgar J. Prenzlow, Peter M. Ashton and Ronald A. Wykstra

Wildlife Priorities and Benefits: Now, 2000, and Beyond, Elwood L. Shafer and George H. Moeller

Predators: Research, Management, and Policy

Remarks of the Chairman, Frederic H. Wagner

PANEL - Controlling Predators for Management Purposes

Predator-Prey Relationships on an Iowa Waterfowl Nesting Area, Steven Michael Byers

Intensive Short-Term Predator Removal as a Game Management Tool, Samuel L. Beasom

Relationship of Red Foxes and Other Predators to Populations of Ring-Necked Pheasants and Other Prey, South Dakota, Carl G. Trautman, Larry F. Fredrickson and Arthur V. Carter

Impact of Uncontrolled Dogs on Wildlife and Livestock, Richard N. Denney

Overview of Predator-Livestock Problems with Emphasis on Livestock Losses, Donald S. Balser

Current Problems and Techniques in Raptor Management and Conservation, Clayton M. White

Wolf Management in Minnesota: An Endangered Species Case History, Victor Van Ballenberghe

Institutional Inputs for Cheetah Conservation in Africa, Norman Myers

Achieving Balanced Considerations in Public Lands Programs

Remarks of the Chairman, William E. Towell

View of Current Forest Policy, With Questions Regarding the Future State of Forests and Criteria of Management, W. Scott Overton and Larry M. Hunt

Considerations for Wildlife in the Allocation of Montana's Forested Habitats, E. Earl Willard and Lee E. Eddleman

Balanced Program for the National Forest System, Philip L. Thornton

Off-Road Vehicles: On or Off the Public Lands, Stuart P. Davey

Planning Alaska's Future, Burton W. Silcock

Conservation in Mineral Development: Why be Concerned?, Edwin H. Montgomery

Achievements and Needs in Environmental Information and Education

Remarks of the Chairman, William J. Mullendore

New Role for Government Information and Education Personnel, M. Rupert Cutler

How to Get the Most Effective Use From Your I & E Staff, James F. Keefe

Continuing Education Needs of Wildlife and Fisheries Managers, J. L. George, S.S. Dubin, and B. M. Nead

Function of Repeated Primitive Wilderness Living Experiences in the Development of Inner City Children's Identification with and Understanding of the Natural World, Suzanne Meyer Mittenthal

New Foundation for Environmental Education Progress in Wisconsin, David W. Walker

State of the Art in Environmental Education Planning, Richard E. Rocchio

Agency Programs Improved Through Community Coordination, Ed Landin and Peggy Charles

PART III Closing General Session Energy Developments and Ecosystem Management

Remarks of the Chairman, Gerald W. Thomas

Criteria for Balancing Energy and Environmental Needs, Mrs. V. Crane Wright

Meeting Energy and Environmental Needs: Industry's Views, T. F. Bradshaw

Energy Crisis in Perspective: The Public's Views, S. David Freeman

Mining and the Public's Resources, Senator Lee Metcalf

Environmental Effects of Surface Mining and the Need for Ecosystem Management, William S. Platts

Closing Remarks, Laurence R. Jahn

Published annually since 1915, the Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference provide a unique and informative record of the direction and momentum of professional natural resource management. Tracking current research and management emphases and the perspectives and approaches to meeting the challenges to sustaining and conserving North America's wildlife and their habitats, the Transactions is a valuable reference for all who deal with the complexities and intricacies of natural resource issues, policies and programs.


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