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Transactions of the 51st North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference


Held March 21 to 26, 1986 in Reno, Nevada


Identifying Needs and Opportunities to Improve Natural Resources Management

Opening Remarks, Daniel A. Poole

Changes Required to A void Soil Degradation and Loss, Herbert O. Sparrow

USDA: Commitment to Conservation, James Spitz

Needs and Opportunities for Outdoor Recreation, Victor H. Ashe

Strengthening Migratory Bird Management Programs, James H. Patterson

Strengthening Migratory Bird Management Programs, Ronald E. Lambertson

Effectiveness: The Hallmark of the Natural Resource Management Professional, Jack Ward Thomas

Wild Sheep Populations, Especially Desert Bighorns: Status, Ecology and Management

Opening Remarks, Lanny O. Wilson

Status of Desert Bighorn Sheep in the U.S. and Current Management Programs, Richard A. Weaver

BLM's Desert Bighorn Sheep Program, Allen Y. Cooperrider

The Importance of Small Populations of Desert Bighorn Sheep, Paul R. Krausman and Bruce D. Leopold

Modeling Demographics of Bighorn Sheep: Current Abilities and Missing Links, David M. Leslie, Jr. and Charles L. Douglas

Response of Desert Bighorn Sheep to Human Harassment: Management Implications, Michael M. King and Gar W Workman

Management Challenges and Innovative Responses: Case Histories

Introductory Statement, James M. Peek

The Impacts of Phosphate Mining on Big Game in Idaho: A Cooperative Approach to Conflict Resolution, Lonn Kuck

Combining Agency Goals to Meet Wildlife Needs and Manage Oil and Gas Resources, Michael J. Perifold and Laun J. Buoy

Legislation, Litigation and Allocation: A Case of Subsistence Hunting in Alaska, Victor Van Ballenberghe

A Solution to Desertification and Associated Threats to Wildlife and Man, Allan Savory

Natural Resources Management in Support of National Defense, Christina Ramsey

Idaho's Cooperative Sikes Act Wildlife Management Program, Robert M. Owen

Wildlife Management, An Integral Part of Intensive Multiple Use: Land Between the Lakes, A Case History, Elizabeth E. Thach, Larry M. Doyle, John L. Mechler and Richard L. Lowe

Management Needs of Certain Individual Species

Opening Remarks, Paul A. Vohs, Jr.

The Economic Valuation of Endangered Species of Wildlife, Kevin J. Boyle and Richard C. Bishop

Management of Grizzly Bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem, Montana, Arnold R. Dood, Robert D. Brannon and Richard D. Mace

Mountain Lion Management in California, Terry M. Mansfield

Management of the North American Bobcat: Information Needs for Nondetriment Findings, Ernest A. Gluesing, S. Douglas Miller and Richard M. Mitchell

The Public and the Timber Wolf in Minnesota, Stephen R. Kellert

Wildlife Habitat by Design

.Setting the Stage, Eric G. Bolen and Jon E. Rodiek

National Forests in the Blue Mountains of Oregon and Washington, Jack Ward Thomas, Donavin A. Leckenby, Leonard J. Erickson, Sylvan R. Thomas, Dennis L. Isaacson and RJay Murray

Riparian Habitat Classification in the Southwestern United States, Robert Szaro and David R. Patton

Habitat Management for Wildlife in Marshes of Great Salt Lake, Loren M. Smith and John A. Kadlec

Urban Bird Habitat Relationships: Application to Landscape Design, Richard M. DeGraaf

Design Considerations for Wildlife in Urban Stormwater Management, Lowell W. Adams, Thomas M. Franklin, Louise E. Dove and Joan M. Duffield

Public and Private Rangeland Management

Public and Private Rangeland Management: An Overview, William S. Platts

Effects of Grazing Management on Streambanks, Carolyn C. Bohn and John C. Buckhouse

Economic Issues of Grazing and Riparian Area Management, F red J. Wagstaff

Concepts in Stream Riparian Rehabilitation, Bruce P. Van Haveren and William L. Jackson

Options for Managing Livestock and Riparian Habitats, Jerry W. Davis

Texas Creek Riparian Enhancement Study, Donald E. Prichard and Lee L. Upham

Stocktanks: An Underutilized Resource, Keith A. Menasco

Wildlife Use of Lowland Meadows in the Great Basin, J. Kent McAdoo, Gary N. Back, Mack R. Barrington and Donald A. Klebenow

Contaminant Situations: Correction and Prevention, Needs and Actions

Opening Remarks, John B. Pearce

Kesterson Reservoir and Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge: History, Current Problems and Management Alternatives, GaryR. Zahm

Relationship Between Selenium Concentrations and Avian Reproduction, Harry M. Ohlendorf, Roger L. Hothem, Christine M. Bunck, Thomas W. Aldrich and John F. Moore

Impacts of Selenium on Early Life Stages and Smoltification of Fall Chinook Salmon, Steven J. Hamilton, Aldo N. Palmisano, Gary A. Wedemeyer and William T. Yasutake

Potential Impacts of Agricultural Chemicals on Waterfowl and Other Wildlife Inhabiting Prairie Wetlands: An Evaluation of Research Needs and Approaches, Christian E. Grue, Lawrence R. DeWeese, Pierre Mineau, George A. Swanson, John R. Foster, Phillip M. Arnold, James N. Huckins, Patrick J. Sheehan, W. Keith Marshall and Albert P. Ludden

Insights from Contaminated Fish in New York, Edward G. Horn, Ronald J. Sloan and Lawrence C. Skinner

Plans for Managing Natural Resources: Status, Quality and Field Accomplishments

Opening Statement, Johanna H. Wald

National Forest Planning: Problems and Solutions, Randal O'Toole

Land-use Planning in the Bureau of Land Management, John E. Crawford

Land-use Planning on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, Edward E. Bangs, T heodore N. Bailey, Norm Olson, Robert L. Delaney, Michael B. Hedrick, Richard K. Johnson and James Freidersdorff

Integrating Habitat Management in Pennsylvania's State Forest Resource Plan, Daniel A. Devlin and Walter M. Tzilkowski

Multiagency Regional Resource Planning for Nonpoint Source Pollution Control, Robert J. Johnson, My ron L. Iwanski and Alfred M. Duda

Successes and Challenges in Guiding Development in Morro Bay, California, James R. Vilkitis

Waterfowl: Population Status, Subsistence Harvest and Restoration Needs and Efforts for Geese in Alaska and Canada

Waterfowl Management and Subsistence Harvests in Alaska and Canada: An Overview, James C. Bartonec

Alaska Goose Populations: Past, Present and Fut:ire, James G. King and Dirk V. Derksen

The Current Status of Goose Populations in Canada, F. G. Cooch

Cooperative Efforts to Halt Population Declines of Geese Nesting on Alaska's Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, W Lewis Pamplin, Jr.

The Role of Native People in Waterfowl Management in Canada, Nellie J. Cournoyea and Robert G. Bromley

Land Claim Settlements and the Management of Migratory Birds, A Case History: The James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, Charles A. Drolet

Alaska Waterfowl Management and the Law, Gregory F. Cook

Native Subsistence Hunting of Migratory Waterfowl in Alaska: A Case Study Demonstrating Why Politics and Wildlife Management Don't Mix, Donald C. Mitchell

Status of Legal Issues Involving Goose Populations: Canadian Issues, Roy Murray

A Proactive Strategy for Funding Fish and Wildlife Research in Universities and Colleges

Opening Remarks, Ronald F. Labisky

Fish and Wildlife: The Forgotten Resource in National Policy, Ronald F. Labisky, Dale Stansbury and Stephen C. Smith

Aquatic and Wetland Ecosystems: Multifaceted Challenges, Milton W Weller, Richard L. Noble, Robert R. Stickney and John S. Griffith, Jr.

Contaminants: Neglected and Forgotten Challenges, Daniel W Anderson, Tony J. Peterle and Kenneth L. Dickson

Endangered Species: Role of University-based Research, Stanley A. Temple, Michael W Collopy and James E. Deacon

Urban Wildlife Management: The Challenge at Home, Donald R. Progulske and Daniel L. Leedy

Wildlife Prescriptions for Agricultural, Range and Forest Landscapes, George V. Burger, Frederic H. Wagner and Larry D. Harris

Fish and Wildlife: From Neglect to Action, Eric G. Bolen and Donald F. Behrend

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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