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Transactions of the 54th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference


Held March 17 to 22, 1989 in Washington, D.C.


Opening Session. Conservation Challenges in the 1990s

Opening Remarks, Laurence R. Jahn

Stewardship: Our Conservation Agenda, The Honorable Manual Lujan, Jr.

Resolving Resource Problems in the Next Decade, The Honorable George J. Mitchell

Recommendations of the Commission on Research and Resource Management Policy in the National Park System, John Gordon

1988 National 4-H Wildlife and Fisheries Recognition Awards, Myron D. Johnsrud

Presentation of 1989 Guy Bradley Award, James D. Range

Special Session 1. Water and Wetland Management: New Findings and Initiatives

Introductory Remarks, James H. Patterson

Protection of Wildlife Habitat by State Wetland Regulations: The Massachusetts Initiative, Curtice R. Griffin

Riparian Wildlife Information Needs in Western Oregon: Land Manager Concerns, Kevin McGarigal and William C. McComb

Agricultural Chemicals and Prairie Pothole Wetlands: Meeting the Needs of the Resource and the Farmer-U.S. Perspective, Christian E. Grue, Michael W. Tome, Terry A. Messmer, Dale B. Henry, George A. Swanson and Lawrence R. DeWeese

Agricultural Chemicals and Prairie Pothole Wetlands: Meeting the Needs of the Resource and the Farmer-Canadian Perspective, Douglas J. Forsyth

New Approaches to Wetland Management through the North American Waterfowl Management Plan: The U.S. Experience, Carl R. Madsen

New Approaches to Wetland Management: The Canadian Experience, A. J. Macaulay

Recent Successes in International Wetland Conservation, Michael Moser

Summary Remarks, Robert J. Blohm

Special Session 2. Wildlife and Habitat in Managed Landscapes

An Overview, Jon Rodiek

Pine Marten: A Case for Landscape-level Management, John A. Bissonette, Richard J. Fredrickson and Brian J. Tucker

Planning for Basin-level Cumulative Effects in the Appalachian Coal Field, William C. McComb, Kevin McGarigal, James D. Fraser and Wayne H. Davis

Isolation of Nature Reserves in Northern Florida: Measure Linkage Exposure, Lee Lines, Jr. and Larry D. Harris

Conservation of Rain Forests in Southeast Alaska: Report of a Working Group, Fred B. Samson, Paul A/aback, Jere Christner, Thomas De Meo, Arlene Doyle, Jon Martin, James McKibben, Mark Orme, Lowell Suring, Kenneth Thompson, Bruce G. Wilson, David A. Anderson, Robert W. Flynn, John W. Schoen, Lena G. Shea and Jerry L. Franklin

Browse Diversity and Physiological Status of White-tailed Deer During Winter, Glenn D. De/Giudice, L. David Mech and Ulysses S. Seal

Special Session 3. Access to Public and Private Land for Recreation

Introductory Remarks, Lewis. E. Hawkes

Public Land Users and Feudal Lords, Perry H. Nelson and Lewis E. Hawkes

Access to the Gallatin National Forest: A Case Study, James M. Williams

Keystone Access Recommendations, John A. Kwiatkowski

Access to Public Land: The Keystone Dialogue Project, Tom Roederer

Political and Institutional Impediments to Obtaining Access to Public Lands, Mit G. Parsons and James R. Lyons

Legal Trafficking and Paid Hunting Threaten Conservation, Valerius Geist

Access System for Private Lands in New Mexico, Santiago R. Gonzales

Factors Influencing Land Access Selection by Hunters in Alabama, Mark W. Wallace, H. Lee Stribling and Howard A. Clonts, Jr.

Overview of Fee Hunting for Deer and Elk on Private Land in Utah, Lucy A. Jordan and John P. Workman

Financial Returns to California Landowners for Providing Hunting Access: Analysis and Determinants of Returns and Implications for Wildlife Management, John B. Loomis and Lee Fitzhugh

Recreational Access to Private Lands in Florida, Wayne R. Marion

Special Session 4. Economic and Other Values of Fish and Wildlife

Playing Sorcerer's Apprentice, Mark J. Ree.ff

Quantifying the Economic Value of Public Trust Resources Using the Contingent Valuation Method: A Case Study of the Mono Lake Decision, John B. Loomis

The Changing Role of Subsistence in Rural Alaska, Ronald J. Glass and Robert M. Muth

Economic Values of Arkansas' Sport Fisheries, Rex Roberg, Steve N. Wilson and Scott Henderson

The Economic Value of Hunting and Fishing in Montana, Arnold Olsen

Effects of Participant Skill on the Value of Alternative Fishery Management Practices, Donn M. Johnson and Richard G. Walsh

Wildlife Habitat Enhancement on Corporate Lands: Social, Economic and Corporate Benefits, Joyce M. Kelly and Debra S. Pressman

Special Session 5. Partnerships for Conservation: Accomplishments and Opportunities

A Marketing Approach to Fish and Wildlife Program Management, Hal Salwasser, Glen Contreras, Michael Dombeck and Karl Siderits

Interorganizational Cooperation for Natural Resource Management: New Approaches to a Key Problem Area, George Honadle

Challenge Cost-Share for Wildlife and Fisheries on National Forests, Robert D. Nelson and Teresa A. Ram!

Expanding BLM Partnerships Through Challenge Cost-Sharing, J. David Almand and Louis D. Jurs

Challenge Grants: An Evolutionary Step in Volunteer Programs, Louis S. Hinds lII

The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation: A New Funding Paradigm, Steve N. Wilson

The Sikes Act: A Neglected Partnership Opportunity, Bruce L. Morrison

The Peregrine Partnership: Partners in Recovery, Education and Awareness, Judy L. Sheppard and James M. Hekkers

Special Session 6. Conservation Law Enforcement: Status and Challenges

Drawing the Line: Innovative Investigative Techniques Versus Outrageous Government Conduct, John J. Doggett

Unlawful Commercialization of Wildlife Parts, John D. Gavitt

Regulatory and Implementation Theory as Predictors of the Performance of Wildlife Trade Controls: A Case Study, Mark C. Trexler and laura H. Kos/off

Illegal Harvest of Waterfowl: What Do We Know?, Brian T. Gray and Richard M. Kaminski

The Relationship of Enforcement, Courts and Sentencing to Compliance of Waterfowl Hunting Regulations, David L. Hall, Gerald J. Bonnaffons and Robert M. Jackson

Strengthening Law Enforcement's Thin Blue Line: The Sportsman's Role, Jack Lorenz

Public Perceptions of and Participation in Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement, Jon K. Hooper and James E. Fletcher

Special Session 7. Integrated Conservation/Agriculture Programs: Accomplishments and Needs

Effects of the Conservation Reserve Program on Wildlife Habitat: Results of 1988 Monitoring, Robert l. Hays, R. Patrick Webb and Adrian H. Farmer

Wildlife Management on Conservation Reserve Program Land: The Farmers' View, Edwin J. Miller and Peter T. Bromley

Land-use Changes and Hunter Participation: The Case of the Conservation Reserve Program, Linda l. Langer

Agriculture/Wildlife Enhancement in California: The Central Valley Habitat Joint Venture, Mickey E. Heitmeyer

Wildlife Extension: A New Face on an Old Frontier, Ronald A. Stromstad and Steven P. Donovan

The 1985 Farm Act and Wildlife Conservation: Outlook for 1990, Kenneth A. Cook

Special Session 8. Human Dimensions in Future Natural Resource Management

The Future of Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management: Can We Fulfill the Promise?, Daniel J. Decker, Tommy L. Brown and George F. Mattfeld

Thinking Together: Uniting the Human-dimension Responsibilities of Universities and Agencies, Larry A. Nielsen, Barbara A. Knuth and Ronald R. Helinski

Status and Need for Career Development Research in Natural Resource Agencies: A Forest Service Example, James J. Kennedy and Brett B. Roper

Teaching and Learning About Natural Resource Policy, Bruce T. Wilkins, Richard M. McNeil, Barbara A. Knuth and Svend Brandt-Erichsen

Developing Wildlife Education Strategies for Women, Robert M. Jackson, Shari L. McCarty and Doris Rusch

Comprehensive Wildlife Education Planning in Florida: Putting Human Dimensions Research To Work, Mark D. Suda, Susan Cerulean and Judith A. Gillan

Animal Welfare and Wildlife Management, Robert H. Schmidt

Wildlife Rehabilitation: Its Role in Future Resource Management, Wayne R. Marion

Broadening the Paradigm of Natural Resource Management, Clark E. Adams

Summary and Look to the Future, John C. Hendee

Special Session 9. Duck Harvest Management: Questions and Needs

Introduction: A Turning Point for Duck Harvest Management, Rollin D. Sparrowe and Kenneth M. Babcock

Atlantic Flyway Perspectives and Expectations, Tommy Strange, David H. Gordon, James A. Timmerman, Jr.

Mississippi Flyway Perspectives and Expectations, Thixton Miller

Central Flyway Perspectives and Expectations, Steven A. Lewis

Pacific Flyway Perspectives and Expectations, William A. Molini

Review of Data Bases for Managing Duck Harvests, Robert I. Smith, Robert J. Blohm, Sean T. Kelly, Ronald E. Reynolds and F. Dale Caswell

A National Migratory Gamebird Harvest Survey: A Continuing Need, John Tautin, Samuel M. Carney and James Bradley Bortner

Experiences With Special Harvest Management Strategies for Ducks, Wilbur N. Ladd, James C. Bartonek, Kenneth E. Gamble and Jerome R. Serie

Evaluation and Experimentation with Duck Management Strategies, James D. Nichols and Fred A. Johnson

Balancing Expectations with Reality in Duck Harvest Management, Kenneth M. Babcock and Rollin D. Sparrowe

Special Session IO. Advancing Natural Resource Planning

Opening Remarks, Ralph Morgenweck

Agency Directors on Planning, Spencer R. Amend

Implementing Strategic Plans: The Wisconsin DNR Experience, Bruce B. Braun

Thoughts on Change for Resource Managers, Richard C. Goulden

Planning as a Tool for Agency Management During Rapid Change, W. Alan Wentz and John S. C. Herron

Adventures in Improving Agency Management: How To Survive and Succeed, Dwight E. Guynn, Heidi B. Youmans and Dennis Schenborn

Are We Barking Up the Wrong Tree? Illusions, Delusions and Realities of Communications in the Natural Resource Management Mix, David J. Case

Consumptive and Nonconsumptive Values of a Game Animal: The Case of California Deer, John Loomis, Douglas Updike and William Unkel

Planning in the 21st Century, Douglas M. Crowe

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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