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Transactions of the 53rd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference


Held March 18 to 23, 1988 in Louisville, Kentucky


Opening Session. Tackling Conservation Challenges

Opening Remarks, Laurence R. Jahn

Implementing Conservation Provisions of the 1985 Farm Bill, The Honorable Peter C. Myers

Implementing Conservation Provisions of the Water Resources Development Act, The Honorable John S. Doyle, Jr.

A New Management Thrust in NOAA, Nancy Foster

National Forests: New Strategies for America's Great Outdoors, F. Dale Robertson

Progress in Implementing the North American Waterfowl Management Plan, James H. Patterson and Harvey K. Nelson

4-H Wildlife and Fisheries Program Recognition Awards, 1987, Frank H. Dunkle and Peter C. Myers

Special Session 1. Innovations and Incentives for Integrated Management of Woodlands

Role of the Wildlife Manager in Nonindustrial Private Forest Management, Neal P. Kingsley

Evaluation and Critique of Government Programs in Woodland Resource Management, Frederick J. Deneke and James E. Miller

Politics and Policy in Formulating Integrated Forest Management: The 1985 Wisconsin Managed Forest Law, Wayne G. Tlusty and Harold C. Jordahl, Jr.

A Strategy to Improve the Adoption of Forest Management Practices, Especially for Wildlife, on Private Nonindustrial Woodlands, Thom J. McEvoy, Stephen H. Broderick and Raymond S. Stewart

California's Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program, William D. Tietje and Robert H. Schmidt

Changes in New England Forests and Forest Owners: Implications for Wildlife Habitat Resources and Management, Robert T. Brooks and Thomas W. Birch

Leopold's Land Ethic-Still a Worthy Goal, Wayne R. Marion

Integrated Timber/Wildlife Management through Education of Private Nonindustrial Forest Owners, William B. Kurtz and Lloyd C. Irland

Treasure Forest-Alabama's Unique Approach to Multiple-resource Forest Management, Rhett Johnson and Neil Letson

Summary, John C. Roberts

Special Session 2. Emerging Concepts in Wildlife and Wildland Management

Ecological Dependency: The Concept and Its Implications for Research and Management, Leonard F. Ruggiero, Richard S. Holthausen, Bruce G. Marcot, Keith B. Aubry, Jack Ward Thomas and E. Charles Meslow

Edge Effect: A Concept Under Scrutiny, Kerry P. Reese and John T. Ratti

Reconsideration of the Habitat Concept, Larry D. Harris and Patrick Kangas

Reappraisal of the Costs and Benefits of Habitat Heterogeneity for Nongame Wildlife, Scott K. Robinson

Special Session 3. Resource Management Challenges and Innovative Responses

Applying National Assessment Data to Wildlife Management in Missouri, David L. Urich and John P. Graham

Mitigation Banking as an Incentive to Industry and to Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Michael D. Zagata

In-Kind Match and Wallop-Breaux: Innovative Sources of State Support for Sport Fisheries Management, Mark J. Reef! and Steven N. Moyer

Wild Fur Industry Under Challenge: The Canadian Response, Morley W. Barrett, Gilbert Proulx and Neal Jothem

New Technologies Dealing with Marine Plastic Pollution and Efforts at Mitigation, Albert M. Manville II

Special Session 4. Implementing Conservation Provisions in Federal Agricultural Programs

Institutional Challenges in Implementing Conservation Compliance, R. Neil Sampson

Implementation of Conservation Compliance: Implications for Soil, Water and Wildlife, Ann Y. Robinson

Opportunities for Enhancing Wildlife Benefits through the Conservation Reserve Program, Barry Isaacs and David Howell

Effects of the Conservation Reserve Program on Wildlife Habitat: A Cooperative Monitoring Study, Adrian H. Farmer, Robert L. Hays and R. Patrick Webb

Potential Implications of Sodbuster on Wildlife, Stephen J. Brady

Effects of Swampbuster on Soil, Water and Wildlife Resources, Janice L. Goldman-Carter

Conservation Easements: Farmers Home Administration Inventory Lands and Debt Restructuring, Raymond D. Evans, Joe Tieger and John P. Graham

Special Session 5. New Dimensions in Water Resources Planning, Development and Management

Opening Remarks, The Honorable Jacqueline E. Schafer

The New Bureau of Reclamation: From Rhetoric to Reality, James W. Ziglar and Kenneth G. Maxey

Has the Wolf Bought a Sheepskin Coat or Have Water Resources Agencies Become Lambs?, David Charles Campbell

Toward a National Recreational Fisheries Policy, Frank H. Dunkle

The Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program: A Debt to the Past, an Investment in the Future, James Goller and Edward Sheets

Creating Wildlife Assets on Private Lands, Dayton O. Hyde

Wetland Inventories Derived from Landsat Data for Waterfowl Management Planning, Gregory T. Koeln, John E. Jacobson, David E. Wesley and Robert F. Rempel

Fisheries Habitat Restoration within Water Resources Development: An Innovative Approach, Kenneth G. Roberts

Beneficial Uses of Dredged Material: A Strategic Dimension of Water Resource Management, Mary C. Landin and Andrew C. Miller

Reconciliation of Water Markets and Public Trust Values in Western Water Policy, Rodney T. Smith

Water Efficiency: Opportunity for Action in Western States, Robert W. Miller

Special Session 6. New State and Local Initiatives for Management of Wildlife and Other Natural Resources

Missouri Cooperative Effort on Food Security Act Implementation, Robert D. Miller, William D. McGuire and Raymond D. Evans

Place To Hunt Committee: A Cooperative Illinois Program, Neal Gunkel

Natural Area Assessment in the Chicago Region, Gerould Wilhelm and Douglas Ladd

Wildlife Habitat Assessment of Kane County, Illinois, Steven M. Byers, Robert A. Montgomery and George V. Burger

Collaboration in Land Resource-management Planning and Wildlife Preservation, Phillip S. Bus

Cooperative Restoration of a Riverine Wetland in Missouri, Norbert F. Giessman, David E. Wesley and Richard K. Baskett

Maryland's Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Program: Implications for Wildlife, Glenn D. Therres, Janet S. McKegg and Robert L. Miller

Nongame and Nursing Homes: Evaluation of a Multiple-benefit Program in Kansas, Ted T. Cable

Approaches to River Otter Restoration in Missouri, David W. Erickson and David A. Hamilton

Stimulating Tourism and Economic Growth by Featuring New Wildlife Recreation Opportunities, Sara Vickerman

"Wyoming's Wildlife-Worth the Watching": Management in Transition, Larry L. Kruckenberg

Special Session 7. Management of Wetlands, Including Bottomland Forests and Other Riparian Areas

Policy, Planning and Science: Integrating Disciplines for Management of Wetlands and Wildlife, Roger L. Pederson and Loren M. Smith

The Impact of Federal Programs and Subsidies on Wetlands, Jon H. Goldstein

Management of Wetland Complexes for Waterfowl Production: Planning for the Prairie Habitat Joint Venture, Jeffrey W. Nelson and Richard A. Wishart

A Cooperative Program for Restoring Drained Wetlands in Minnesota, Rick Dornfeld and Rick Warhurst

From Community Ecology to Vegetation Management: Providing a Scientific Basis for Management, A.G. van der Valk

Evaluation of Greentree Reservoir Management Options in Arkansas, James A. Allen, James T. Teaford, Edward C. Pendleton and Michael Brody

Application of the Habitat Evaluation System to Modeling Bottomland Hardwood Forest Communities in West Tennessee, Daryl B. Durham, Robert K. Abernathy, Daniel C. Eager, Robert P. Ford, Paul B. Hamel, L. Jean O'Neil and Thomas M. Pullen, Jr.

Secondary Production in Wetland Habitats, R. Eugene Turner

Ecosystem Approach to Management of Southwestern Riparian Communities, Robert C. Szaro and John N. Rinne

Special Session 8. Progress and Needs in Wildlife Resource Education

Status of Extension Wildlife Programs in America, Daniel J. Decker and James E. Miller

Allocation Priorities Affecting Educational Programs Conducted by State Natural Resource Agencies, John K. Thomas, Clark E. Adams and Richard A. Stone

Summary of Research Findings on Project WILD, Cheryl Charles

Effective Conservation Education by a Private Wildlife Organization: Teaching Children with Ranger Rick, Gerri A. Pomerantz and Jay D. Hair

The Need for Wildlife Education Program Evaluation: A Case Study, Rebecca J. Stout and R. Ben Peyton

Special Session 9. Aquaculture and Mariculture: Habitat and Management Implications

Aquaculture: An Overview for 1988, Robert E. Stevens

Parallelisms in Management of Fish and Wildlife, James G. Teer and Richard L. Noble

Mariculture: An Aid or Hindrance to Management, William J. McNeil

The Roles of Life-cycle Theory, Aquaculture and Economics in Marine Fisheries Management, Norville S. Prosser, David B. Rockland and Gilbert C. Radonski

Aquaculture-Natural Resource Managers Ally?, Nick C. Parker

Special Visual Presentation. Landscape Linkages:

The Dispersal Corridor Approach to Wildlife Conservation, Larry D. Harris

Special Related Meeting Session. Conservation Biology

What's So New About Conservation Biology?, Stanley A. Temple, Eric G. Bolen, Michael E. Soule, Peter F. Brussard, Hal Salwasser and James G. Teer

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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