Wild turkey harvest management: biology, strategies, and techniques

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, 2000 - Nature - 96 pages
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This report synthesizes what is known about the effects of hunting on wild turkey populations, & provides models for regulating harvests that provide ample hunting opportunity. Provides an introduction, background & goals regarding wild turkey harvest management. Reviews the biology of the species because harvest management must be based on a thorough understanding of population dynamics. Reviews the 3 basic strategies for harvesting wild turkeys. Reviews the assumptions on which each strategy is based & recommends procedures for regulating harvest under each strategy. Describes the techniques used for obtaining data used to regulate harvest.

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Background and Goals
Harvesting Strategies
Decision Variables and Regulatory Procedures

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