Applied Wildlife Habitat Management (Texas A&M AgriLife by Roel R. Lopez,Michael L. Morrison,Israel D. Parker

By Roel R. Lopez,Michael L. Morrison,Israel D. Parker

This introductory textbook to flora and fauna habitat ecology and administration bargains scholars and practitioners the elemental instruments to appreciate, plan, enforce, degree, study, and record efforts to enhance habitat for wildlife.

delivering a step by step consultant that's adaptable to a number environmental settings, the authors first lay out the ecological rules acceptable to any undertaking. They then take the reader via a number of sampling designs, size strategies, and analytical tools required to strengthen and whole a habitat undertaking, together with the construction of a document or administration plan. The authors emphasize key administration thoughts and supply routines placing ecological rules into perform. Case experiences determine rising concerns which are altering and complicating flora and fauna habitat administration. those contain large-scale ecological matters and their social and political challenges—global weather swap, the decline in water caliber and availability, loss and fragmentation of habitat, broadening invasive species and ailments, elevated human-wildlife conflicts, and urbanization.

This sensible consultant is a useful reference for college students, land managers, and landowners who're constructing and enforcing administration plans for habitat amendment and development on either deepest and public lands.

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