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

    Held March 21 to 26, 1986 in Reno, Nevada

    Contents

    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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