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Transactions of the 71st North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference

    Held March 22 to 25, 2006 in Columbus, Ohio

    Opening Session. Natural Resource Conservation...The Other Homeland Security

    Welcome and Opening Remarks of the 71st North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, Steven A. Williams
    When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It, but..., John Baughman
    Development and a Changing Climate: Wildlife Caught in the Squeeze, James T. Martin

    Session One. When Wildlife and Human Interactions Lead to Crisis

    Learning from the Past and Preparing for the Future: Managing Wildlife Crises, Robert H. Schmidt, Terry Mansfield and Thomas J. DeLiberto
    Crisis Management: Top Ten Rules for Working with the Media during a Crisis, Valerie L. Fellows
    The Challenge of White-tailed Deer Management, Gary L. Alt, Marrett D. Grund and Byron P. Shissler
    Managing Negative Human-Wildlife Situations, Mark Damian Duda

    Session Two. Farm Bill 2007: Opportunities and Obstacles to Private Land Management

    Conservation in the 2007 Farm Bill: Lessons from Past Farm Bills, Jeffrey Zinn
    Politics or Science? A Look at the Past to Guide Our Future, Jim Wiesemeyer
    Where Do We Go from Here?, Craig Cox

    Session Three. Resource Agency Accountability

    What Partners Deserve: Accountability and Credible Natural Resources Management, John Cooper and Donald Virgovic
    Accountability and Quality in an Information Technology Era: Are We Witnessing the Death of Deference?, Daniel Ashe
    Data Quality, Peer Review and the Politicization of Science, Albert H. Teich and Melissa Pollak
    Development and a Changing Climate: Wildlife Caught in the Squeeze, Bob Budd

    Session Four. From Landscape to Riverscapes: Adding Fish to the Mainstream of Wildlife Habitat Initiatives

    Water, Water Everywhere but Not a Place for Fish: Tackling Water and Fish Habitat Management for Productive Fisheries in North America, William W. Taylor, Sara M. Hughes and Katrina B. Mueller
    Call to Action: The National Fish Habitat Initiative, Douglas J. Austen
    Advancing Fish Habitat Management with Partnerships: From Headwaters to the Sea, Mamie Parker
    Fish Habitat Conservation: A Cutthroat Business Approach for Shareholders, James T. Martin
    Entering the Mainstream: Where Do We Go from Here?, Kathryn Boyer

    Session Five. Current Status and Future Directions of Waterfowl Harvest Management

    Opening Comments, Rollin D. Sparrowe
    Retrospective on Waterfowl Management over the Last 20 years, Robert J. Blohm
    Adaptive Harvest Management and Double-loop Learning, Fred A. Johnson
    Coherence between Harvest and Habitat Management-Joint Venture Perspectives, Charles K. Baxter, Jeffrey W. Nelson, Kenneth J. Reinecke and Scott E. Stephens
    Social Factors in Waterfowl Management: Conservation Goals, Public Perceptions and Hunter Satisfaction, Daniel J. Witter, David J. Case, James H. Gammonley and Don Childress
    Coordinating Waterfowl Conservation throughout North America, Stephen Wendt
    Adaptive Harvest Management: Where We Are, How We Got Here and What We Have Learned Thus Far, Byron Ken Williams
    Harvest Potential and Habitat Are Inextricably Links, Michael G. Anderson, John M. Eadie, Min T. Huang, Rex Johnson, Mark D. Koneff, James K. Ringelman, Michael C. Runge and Barry C. Wilson
    Social Challenges for the Improvement for Waterfowl Management: Public Involvement, Institutional Commitments and Information Needs, Jody W. Enck and James K. Ringelman
    Policy and Management Decisions: Monitoring beyond Biological Processes, Dale D. Humburg, Mark D. Koneff, Andrew H. Raedeke and David A. Graber
    Funding: What's Needed, What's Available, How to Make up the Difference if We Can't, Duane Shroufe
    Closing Comments, Kenneth Babcock
    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.