- Waterfowl Management and Uncommon Wildlife. Carroll, Dan // Conservationist;Nov/Dec90, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p18
Summarizes the management plan used in the Oak Orchard and Tonawanda Wildlife Management Areas in western New York. Protection and creation of habitats; Protection of various waterfowl species; Cooperative efforts with local farmers and loggers.
- On the Move. Nobel, Justin // Audubon;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 111 Issue 2, p16
The article focuses on new Audubon reports which examined the link between birds and climate change. Greg Butcher, National Audubon Society's director of bird conservation and report coauthor, says their study shows climate change has affected the vast majority of birds in North America. Aside...
- Biography of a "Feathered Pig": The California Condor Conservation Controversy. Alagona, Peter S. // Journal of the History of Biology;Fall2004, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p557
Focuses on the California condor conservation project. Role of the conservation project as a cultural icon of the American wilderness preservation movement; Preservation of the wilderness habitat of the condor; Public support for the condor recovery program.
- MONITORING THE ABUNDANCE OF BIRD POPULATIONS. Bart, Jonathan // Auk (American Ornithologists Union);Jan2005, Vol. 122 Issue 1, p15
Above, I have described recent and forthcoming advances in large-scale programs to monitor the abundance of birds; I will close by mentioning two related topics on which progress is also needed. Demographic rates are clearly needed to develop management actions and conservation programs and to...
- A Rare Find: Donations support vital work. VanLuven, David // New York State Conservationist;Feb2003, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on the results of the different activities of the New York Natural Heritage Program within the New State Department of Environmental Conservation, as of October 2003. Information on a survey of the state's wildlife management areas; Assessment of state parks in New York; Background on...
- Bush Is for the Birds. Cosier, Susan // Audubon;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p18
The article reports on the bird-friendly policies announced by U.S. President George W. Bush at the Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, Maryland in October 2007. The initiatives include the restoration of 200,000 more acres of wildlife preserves by 2009, the preservation of five migratory...
- Conservation of fragmented small populations: endemic species persistence on California's smallest channel island. Daniel Rubinoff; Jerry A. Powell // Biodiversity & Conservation;Dec2004, Vol. 13 Issue 13, p2537
We examined resilience to extreme reduction of habitat, and long-term and long-distance isolation for an endemic species using California's Santa Barbara Island as a natural model. The island is smaller than 260â€‰ha, has been isolated by 40â€‰km of ocean from the nearest other island...
- An Ecological Train Wreck: Protecting Hawaii's Native Birds. Moorhead, Carol Ann // Odyssey;Apr2000, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on efforts to protect Hawaii's native birds.
- TREES SPARED IN ZOAR VALLEY. // American Forests;Summer2006, Vol. 112 Issue 2, p20
The article reports that New York's Department of Environmental Conservation decided to protect a park in the Zoar Valley Multiple Use Area in Gowanda. The park has some of the oldest and largest trees. For the last three years, the park was being destroyed by loggers. The Niagara Frontier...