Introduction to wildlife management
As the field of wildlife managment has grown enormously, giving birth to new areas including endangered species preservation, nongame managment, socioeconomic aspects of wildlife management, and an increasing emphasis upon management of natural communities to preserve species diversity. This book attempts a different approach to Wildlife Ecology, by providing an introduction to virtually the entire field of terrestrial wildlife management.
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