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Transactions of the 58th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference  
Transactions of the 58th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference


Held March 19 to 24, 1993 in Washington, D.C.

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.


Opening Session. Conservation Imperatives
Opening Remarks, Rollin D. Sparrowe
Restoring Conservation Leadership at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Mike Espy
Marine Fisheries: Our National Resource, Our National Responsibility, Nancy Foster
The Myth of Nature's Constancy - Preservation, Protection and Ecosystem Management, Richard M. DeGraaf and William H. Healy
1992 National 4-H Wildlife and Fisheries Recognition Awards
The 1993 Guy Bradley Award

Special Session 1. Ecology and Wildlife Management of Urban Habitats
Predicting the Distribution of Breeding Forest Birds in a Fragmented Landscape, Deanna K. Dawson, Lonnie J. Darr and Chandler S. Robbins
Reaction of Wild Bird Populations to a Supplemental Food Source, Aelred D. Geis and Laura N. Pomeroy
Effects of Development on Nesting Bald Eagles: Case Studies from Chesapeake Bay, Glenn D. Therres, Mitchell A. Byrd and Dana S. Bradshaw
Ecology of Urban White-winged Doves, LeAnn M. West, Loren M. Smith, Scott Lutz and Ronnie R. George
Nest-site Selection and Reproductive Biology of Roof- and Island-nesting Herring Gulls, Jerrold L. Belant
Exotic Species in Urban Environments: Lessons from New England's Mute Swans, Michael R. Conover and Donald E. McIvor
Desert Mule Deer Use of an Urban Environment, Elizabeth S. Bellantoni, Paul R. Krausman and William W. Shaw
Selecting Deer Management Options in a Suburban Environment: A Case Study from Rochester, New York, Paul D. Curtis, Rebecca J. Stout, Barbara A. Knuth, Lawrence A. Myers and Theresa M. Rockwell
Testing the Accuracy of an HIS Model in an Urban County, Eve C. Fitzgerald and Charles H. Nilon

Special Session 2. Human Overpopulation: The Unblamed Factor
Of Mice and Men: Population and Consumption Trends in a Rapidly Changing World, Barbara Boyle Torrey
Human Population and Wildlife: A Central American Focus, Christopher Vaughan
San Francisco Bay - An Urban/Wildlife Shuffle, Richard A. Coleman
Population Growth, Poverty and Wildlife in the Rio Grande Valley, Rose M. Farmer
Dealing with Growth: Protecting Virginia's Back Bay, Anthony D. Leger
A Challenge: Saving the Everglades from Us and for Us, James D. Webb
Managing Human Population Impacts on Wildlife in a Rapidly Urbanizing Area: A Case Study of the City of Carlsbad, California, Donald L. Rideout

Special Session 3. Marketing Natural Resource Program
Market Research that Really Counts, Daniel J. Witter and Clark E. Adams
Marketing Wildlife to a New Constituency, George D. Lapointe and Therese Race Thompson
Marketing? Welcome to the USA, Wildlifer: A Success Story, Thomas B. Segerstrom and William D. Helprin, Jr.
Becoming an Outdoors-woman: Concept and Marketing, Christine L. Thomas and Tammy A. Peterson
Marketing through Interpretation: Matching Agency Goals with Constituent Desires, Virginia K. Wallace

Special Session 4. Strategies for Improving Fish and Wildlife Agency Effectiveness
Sharing Success: The Rationale for Management Effectiveness Research, Larry A. Nielsen
Characteristics and Strategies of Effective State Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Steve L. McMullin
Building Natural Resource Management Plans in Minnesota through Public Involvement, Larry R. Nelson, Paul J. Wingate, John C. Skrypek and Roger M. Holmes
Paying Attention to Internal and External Publics in Idaho, Kenneth D. Norrie
Comprehensive Management through Teamwork in the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Walt Gasson and Joe White
Communication Strategies to Improve Conservation in Missouri, Daniel J. Witter, Edward K. Brown, David H. Thorne and Daniel T. Zekor
Managing for the Future in Wisconsin through Strategic Thinking, Customer Focus and Employee Training, Bruce B. Braun
Values, Mission and Vision: A Recipe for Success in the Twenty-first Century, Gerald A. Barnhart, Robert Henshaw and John Proud
"A Symbiotic Relationship," Team Building and the Heritage Program, Duane Shroufe
Paying Attention to Politics Pays Off in South Carolina, Larry D. Cartee
Florida's Environmental Law Enforcement Program, Robert M. Brantly, James D. McElveen and D.R. Hopkins
Implementing Management Effectiveness Strategies, Spencer R. Amend

Special Session 5. Watershed Use and Fish Populations
Effects of Coastal Populations on Living Marine Resources, Usha Varanasi, Bruce B. McCain, John E. Stein and Sin-Lam Chan
Freshwater Flow Diversion and Its Implications for Coastal Zone Ecosystems, Michael Rozengurt and Irwin Haydock
Managing Watersheds for Fisheries and Wildlife: An Integrated Approach to Natural Resource Management, Todd L. Peterson, Larry E. Clagget and James T. Addis
National Marine Fisheries Service Budget Outlook for FY 1994, Joel Kaplan
National Policy to Protect Coastal Fish Habitats, Ken Hinman

Special Session 6. Wetland Management for Shorebirds and Other Species
Integrated Wetland Management: Concepts and Opportunities, Murray K. Laubhan and Leigh H. Fredrickson
Enhancing the Management of Wetlands for Migrant Shorebirds, Douglas L. Helmers
Managing Wetlands for Waterbirds, Frederic A. Reid
Managing Wetlands for Biodiversity: An Audubon Approach, Steven J. Parcells and Frank M. Dunstan
North American Waterfowl Management Plan: Shorebird Benefits? Robert G. Streeter, Michael W. Tome and David K. Weaver
Wetland Management for Shorebirds and other Species - Experiences on the Canadian Prairie, H. Loney Dickson and Gerald McKeating

Special Session 7. The North-South Connection: Neotropical Migratory Birds
Conservation Problems of Neotropical Migrant Land Birds, Scott K. Robinson
Partners in Flight Species Prioritization Scheme - Why Do We Need a Priority Scheme and How is one Implemented for Neotropical Migrants and their Habitats, William C. Hunter, David N. Pashley, Michael F. Carter and Keith Barker
A Regional Study of Coastal Migratory Stopover Habitat for Neotropical Migrant Songbirds: Land Management Implications, James M. McCann, Sarah E. Mabey, Lawrence J. Niles, Charles Bartlett and Paul Kerlinger
The National Wildlife Refuge System's Role in Conservation of Neotropical Migratory Birds, Jim Clark
Integrating Neotropical Migratory Birds into Forest Service Plans for Ecosystem Management, Deborah M. Finch, William M. Block, Reg A. Fletcher and Leon F. Fager
Integrating the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Program with Traditional Wildlife Management: A State Perspective, Dana S. Bradshaw
Partners in Flight: The Challenge of Cooperation, Peter W. Stangel
The Private Sector and Partners in Flight, James M. Sweeney and T. Bently Wigley
Birding Economics as a Tool for Conserving Neotropical Migrants, Paul Kerlinger

Special Session 8. Implications of Wildlife Ranching
Conservation Challenges Concerning Wildlife Farming and Ranching in North America, William M. Samuel and Stephen Demarais
Overview of Wildlife Farming and Ranching in North America, James G. Teer, Lyle A. Renecker and Robert J. Hudson
Captive Cervids as Potential Sources of Disease for North America's Wild Cervid Populations: Avenues, Implications and Preventive Management, Michael W. Miller and E. Tom Thorne
Interspecific Competition between Four Exotic Species and Native Artiodactyls in the United States, George A. Feldhamer and William E. Armstrong
Genetic Tests and Game Ranching: No Simple Solutions, Peter A. Dratch
Agency Perspectives on Private Ownership of Wildlife in the United States and Canada, Chris Wheaton, Margo Pybus and Kevin Blakely
Wildlife Management Agency Concerns about Captive Wildlife: The Colorado Experience, Rick Kahn

Special Session 9. Adaptive Resource Management: Policy as Hypothesis, Management by Experiment
Opening Comments: Slaying Slippery Shibboleths, Richard A. Lancia, Thomas D. Nudds and Michael L. Morrison
The Use of Models in Natural Resource Management: Prediction, Not Prescription, Michael J. Conroy
Population Viability Analysis: Adaptive Management for Threatened and Endangered Species, Mark S. Boyce
Serial Management Experiments: An Adaptive Approach to Reduce Recreational Impacts on Wildlife, Kevin J. Gutzwiller
Answering Basic Questions to Address Management Needs: Case Studies of Wood Duck Nest Box Programs, Brad Semel and Paul W. Sherman
Restoring Upland Habitats in the Canadian Prairies: Lost Opportunity or Management by Design, Robert G. Clark and Antony W. Diamond
Developing and Adaptive Management Strategy for Harvesting Waterfowl in North America, Fred A. Johnson, Byron K. Williams, James D. Nichols, James E. Hines, William L. Kendall, Graham W. Smith and David F. Caithamer
Adaptive Management, Adaptive Science and the Effects of Forest Fragmentation on Boreal Birds in Northern Alberta, Fiona K.A. Schmiegelow and Susan J. Hannon
Experimental Evaluations of Forest Management: The Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project, Eric W. Kurzejeski, Richard L. Clawson, Rochell B. Renken, Steven L. Sheriff, Larry D. Vangilder, Carl Hauser and John Faaborg
Initial Experiences with Adaptive Resource Management for Determining Appropriate Anterless Elk Harvest Rates in Idaho, Michael W. Gratson, James W. Unsworth, Pete Zager and Lonn Kuck

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