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Recovery of gray wolves in the Great Lakes region of the United States

Author: Timothy R Van Deelen; Edward J Heske
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, 2009.
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Tracing the recovery of gray wolves in the Great Lakes region, where they were never extirpated, and highlighting lessons learned by conservationists during the recovery process, each chapter of this  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy R Van Deelen; Edward J Heske
ISBN: 0387859519 9780387859514
OCLC Number: 973941859
Description: xxi, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: ContentsPrefaceForewordBruce BabbittChapter 1 - Early Wolf Research and Conservation in the Great Lakes RegionCurt MeineChapter 2 - Long-term Research on Wolves in the Superior National ForestL. David MechChapter 3 - Wolf and Moose Dynamics on Isle RoyaleJohn A. Vucetich and Rolf O. PetersonChapter 4 - An Overview of the Legal History and Population Status of Wolves in MinnesotaJohn Erb and Michael W. DonCarlosChapter 5 - Wolf Population Changes in MichiganDean E. Beyer, Jr., Rolf O. Peterson, John A. Vucetich, and James H. HammillChapter 6 - History, Population Growth, and Management of Wolves in WisconsinAdrian P. Wydeven, Jane E. Wiedenhoeft, Ronald N. Schultz, Richard P. Thiel, Randle R. Jurewicz, Bruce E. Kohn, and Timothy R. Van DeelenChapter 7 - An Isolated Wolf Population in Central WisconsinRichard P. Thiel, Wayne Hall, Ellen Heilhecker, and Adrian P. WydevenChapter 8 - Change in Occupied Wolf Habitat in the Northern Great Lakes RegionDavid J. Mladenoff, Murray K. Clayton, Sarah D. Pratt, Theodore A. Sickley, and Adrian P. WydevenChapter 9 - Growth Rate and Equilibrium Size of a Recolonizing Wolf Population in the Southern Lake Superior RegionTimothy R. Van DeelenChapter 10 - Prey of Wolves in the Great Lakes RegionGlenn D. DelGiudice, Keith R. McCaffery, Dean E. Beyer, Jr., and Michael E. NelsonChapter 11 - Factors Influencing Homesite Selection of Gray Wolves in Northwestern Wisconsin and East-Central MinnesotaDavid E. Unger, Paul W. Keenlance, Bruce E. Kohn, and Eric M. AndersonChapter 12 - Dispersal of Gray Wolves in the Great Lakes RegionAdrian Treves, Kerry A. Martin, Jane E. Wiedenhoeft, and Adrian P. WydevenChapter 13 - AreWolf-Mediated Trophic Cascades Boosting Biodiversity in the Great Lakes Region?Tom Rooney and Dean AndersonChapter 14 - Wolves, Roads, and Highway DevelopmentBruce E. Kohn, Eric M. Anderson, and Richard P. ThielChapter 15 - Taxonomy, Morphology, and Genetics of Wolves of the Great Lakes RegionRonald M. NowakChapter 16 - Human Dimensions: Public Opinion Research Concerning Wolves in the Great Lakes States of Michigan, Minnesota, and WisconsinKevin SchanningChapter 17 - Ma'iingan and the OjibwePeter DavidChapter 18 - Wolf-Human Conflicts and Management in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and MichiganDavid B. Ruid, William J. Paul, Brian J. Roell, Adrian P. Wydeven, Robert C. Willging, Randy L. Jurewicz, and Donald H. LonswayChapter 19, Education and Outreach Efforts on Wolves in the Great Lakes RegionPamela S. Troxell, Karlyn Atkinson Berg, Holly Jaycox, Andrea Lorek Strauss, Peggy Struhsacker, and Peggy CallahanChapter 20 - The Role of the Endangered Species Act in Midwest Wolf RecoveryRon RefsniderChapter 21 - Wolf Recovery in the Great Lakes Region: What Have We Learned, and Where Do We Go Now? Adrian P. Wydeven, Timothy R. Van Deelen, and Edward J. HeskeIndex
Responsibility: by Adrian P. Wydeven, Timothy R. Van Deelen and Edward J. Heske.


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