Wildlife professionals can more effectively manage species and social-ecological systems by fully considering the role that humans play in every stage of the process. Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management provides the essential information that students and practitioners need to be effective problem solvers. Edited by three leading experts in wildlife management, this textbook explores the interface of humans with wildlife and their sometimes complementary, often conflicting, interests. The book's well-researched chapters address conservation, wildlife use (hunting and fishing), and the psychological and philosophical underpinnings of wildlife management. Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management explains how a wildlife professional should handle a variety of situations, such as managing deer populations in residential areas or encounters between predators and people or pets. This thoroughly revised and updated edition includes detailed information about ac systems thinkingac working with social scientistsac managing citizen inputac using economics to inform decision makingac preparing questionnairesac ethical considerationsKnowledge of motivations and satisfactionsidissatisfactions are valuable in designing and delivering conservation education messages and wildlife viewing opportunities. For example, many participants in a aswim with the wild dolphinsaanbsp;...
|Title||:||Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management|
|Author||:||Daniel J. Decker, Shawn J. Riley, William F. Siemer|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2012-09-24|