Citations with the tag: WILDLIFE conservation
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- Historic highlights: 1971-1995.
Dukelow, Ward // New York State Conservationist; Dec95, Vol. 50 Issue 3, Wild in New York p4
Traces the history of fish and wildlife conservation in New York State. Recognition of the problems presented by pollution in 1905; Development of environmental methods and criteria; Changes in the emphasis of research.
- Your questions answered.
Knight, Frank // New York State Conservationist; Feb96, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p14
Discusses various topics in the areas of conservation and wildlife in New York. Discovery of the winter cabins at Wellesley Island State Park; Saltwater fishing in state parks; Upland hunting in a state park in Allegany.
- Curtailing another Canmore development.
Knight, Frank // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 1/11/93, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p43
Announces that for the second time in a month, protection of wildlife has put a dent in development plans for the Canmore area. Canmore Alpine Development Company recommendations for protection of wildlife; Restricting housing; Wildlife corridors; Comments from Hal Walker, company president.
- LAND LINES.
Knight, Frank // Backpacker; May2005, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p47
Presents news briefs related to wildlife conservation in the U.S. as of April 2005, including the efforts for a tortoise recovery plan in the country.
- The Decade Of The Wolf.
Ball, Jena // Backpacker; Dec2005, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p41
Reports on the impact of the Yellowstone Wolf Restoration Project on the ecosystem of the national park as of 2005.
Ball, Jena // Backpacker; Jun2008, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p40
The article offers information on the wildlife crossing to detour animals safety, over and under roads, in North America.
- Bear attacks continue.
Samuel, Dave // Bowhunter; Feb/Mar97, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p40
Presents news items about wildlife conservation in the United States. Includes continuation of bear maulings when people recreate and live in bear country; Increase in number of wildlife refuges open to hunting; Donation of Tudor Farms Inc. for recovery of Canada goose.
- Grouping together to protect the environment.
Scott, G. // Current Health 2; Jan1992, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p28
Discusses the work of several environmental organizations. Upcoming 100th anniversary of the Sierra Club, created by conservationist John Muir; How the National Audubon Society began; The National Wildlife Federation; The Nature Conservancy; Greenpeace; Earth First!; The Student Conservation...
- Update: What's happening at the Country Living forest.
Scott, G. // Country Living; Sep90, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p16
Describes the Cooke City (Montana) Wildlife Enhancement-Reforestation Project. How `Country Living' readers have contributed to the program; Focus on planting and caring for trees in the Greater Yellowstone area, which suffered from the fires of1988.
- Battle for the flats
Leahy, Christopher W. // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute; May1988, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p30
No abstract available.
- Poaching: beating swords into ploughshares
Cherrington, Mark // Earthwatch: The Journal of Earthwatch Institute; Oct1989, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p22
No abstract available.
- The 4-H Club.
Curtis, Jeff // Fly Fisherman; Dec2006, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p10
This article focuses on different issues related to the U.S. government's policy for the protection of West Coast salmon and steelhead.
- China's golden monkeys.
Curtis, Jeff // International Wildlife; Jan/Feb85, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p29
Although they were pushed to the edge of extinction for their lush hair, golden monkeys are now protected by law and are thriving within the 770-square-mile Wolong Preserve. The golden monkey remains unstudied and its biography is unwritten.
- Wildlife is disappearing fast in Burma.
Curtis, Jeff // International Wildlife; May/Jun86, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p16
Wildlife is disappearing fast in Burma, but bold new conservation plans are rousing a slumbering nation. Article tells how the largest country on the Southeast Asia mainland, the hermit nation, is rising to meet the threats to its forests and its wildlife. INSET: Burma's troubled mammals..
- Caught in the crossfire.
Parker, R.; Wolkomir, J. // International Wildlife; Jan92, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p4
Looks at the wildlife destruction caused by recent wars, including the Persian Gulf, Vietnam and Liberia's civil war. Discusses efforts by environmentalists and others to minimize the destruction. Battlefield damage; Continuing problems; Interrupted conservation efforts.
- Kestrel boxes aid declining species.
Parker, R.; Wolkomir, J. // International Wildlife; Jan92, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p28
Summarizes the University of Florida's attempts to provide new homes for the southeastern American kestrel, a bird threatened in Florida. Volunteers installed hundreds of nest boxes, many of utility poles, to lure the birds. 127 baby kestrels were born in the nest boxes.
- How a monkey saved the jungle.
Lipske, M.; Huey, G.H.H. // International Wildlife; Jan92, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p38
Examines the Community Baboon Sanctuary in Belize. The project has convinced local farmers not to strip their land, thus leaving wild tropical forests for nature and the black howler monkeys, which locals call baboons. Project goals; Results; Research.
- Florida bird target of latest dispute.
Lipske, M.; Huey, G.H.H. // International Wildlife; Mar92, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p32
Reports that Florida's threatened scrub jay, protected under the Endangered Species Act, is at the center of a dispute between environmentalists and developers. Fewer than 5,000 pairs of the birds remain in their central Florida habitat.
- Rare transfusion saves starving eagle.
Lipske, M.; Huey, G.H.H. // International Wildlife; Mar92, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p32
Announces that veterinarians at the Wildlife Center of Virginia performed an unusual blood transfusion to save the life of a six-month-old bald eagle. The veterinarians injected blood directly into the bird's bone marrow cavity.
- Colorado kids get `wild' on former arsenal grounds.
Lipske, M.; Huey, G.H.H. // International Wildlife; Jul/Aug93, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p26
Examines how the Colorado Wildlife Federation is using the site of the former Rocky Mountain Arsenal, now a national wildlife refuge, to give high-school students an in-depth look at environmental issues. The `Get Wild' program; The 16,000 Denver students who have been introduced to the wealth...
- Campus groups press endangered species cause.
Lipske, M.; Huey, G.H.H. // International Wildlife; Jul/Aug93, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p27
Presents information on how the National Wildlife Federation's Endangered Species Campus Program worked with students at 500 colleges to build grass-roots support for a strong Endangered Species Act. How students wrote letters to and lobbied lawmakers, developed programs for schoolchildren, and...
- Ethiopia requests endangered species assistance from IUCN.
Lipske, M.; Huey, G.H.H. // International Wildlife; Jul/Aug93, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p28
Reveals how assistance from the IUCN (The World Conservation Union) and its Species Survival Commission are helping Ethiopia attempt to save the Ethiopian wolf and two antelope species from extinction. Numbers remaining of the Swayne's hartebeest, the mountain nyala and the Ethiopian wolf;...
- Bird Songs, Volunteers And a Chorus on the Web.
Lipske, M.; Huey, G.H.H. // International Wildlife; May/Jun 2001, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p4
Reports on the restoration of Tiritiri Matangi Island, New Zealand. Size of the island; Voluntary effort of various organizations to plant trees; Role of former lighthouse caretaker Ray Walter and wife Barbara.
- Parallel parks.
Cahn, R.; Cahn, P. // National Parks; Jan/Feb92, Vol. 66 Issue 1/2, p24
Explains how nations as diverse as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Costa Rica and Venezuela have adapted the United States' national park system model to suit their own cultural, economic, political and land ownership conditions. Origins of the American park system model Costa Rica's innovative...
- Hunting for a balance.
Richardson, J.R. // National Parks; Mar/Apr92, Vol. 66 Issue 3/4, p34
Examines Alaska's struggle to reconcile wildlife preservation, sport hunting and traditional Native subsistence hunting. Complex federal, state and local laws and jurisdictions; Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (NACSA); Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA); New...
- Killer classes.
Binding, P. // New Statesman & Society; 2/21/92, Vol. 5 Issue 190, p11
Studies the results of a vote in Parliament on MP Kevin McNally's Wild Mammals (Protection) Bill. Lively and noisy debate; Overview of the bill; Why Conservatives opposed the bill; Focus on preserving the traditions of the elite and would-be elite; Negative consequences of the bill's defeat.
- Running on empty.
Williamson, L. // Outdoor Life; Oct89, Vol. 184 Issue 4, p16
Discusses how positions are not being filled in the natural resource agency, resulting in sportsmen not getting competent leadership in fish and wildlife programs.
- Wildlife Mismanagement.
Williamson, L. // Outdoor Life; Nov89, Vol. 184 Issue 5, p29
Opinion. Discusses how animal rights activists, cloaked in ignorance and spurred by emotion, have wasted a lot of money and generally ignored biologists' warnings about various animals. Specifics of goat problem on San Clemente Island, Calif.
- The long arm of the law.
Williamson, L. // Outdoor Life; Mar90, Vol. 185 Issue 3, p32
Opinion. Discusses how in recent years, there have been some apparent misuses of wildlife law enforcement that should be stopped. Recalls the infamous China sheep case which was settled in 1989.
- Dollars and sense.
Williamson, L. // Outdoor Life; Apr90, Vol. 185 Issue 4, p34
Opinion. Argues that it's time for non-hunting and non-angling users of wildlife and fish to pay an extra share of natural resource management costs as sportsmen have for more than 50 years. Specifics on President George Bush's proposed `user fees.'
- Out of range.
Williamson, L. // Outdoor Life; Apr92, Vol. 189 Issue 4, p96
Opinion. Explains how federal overprotection and mismanagement have left wildlife such as wild horses and burros competing for a home on overcrowded ranges. Wild Horse and Burro Act; Animal protection groups; Solving excess wild horse problem; Food shortages.
- Poisoned pens.
Williamson, Lonnie // Outdoor Life; Aug92, Vol. 190 Issue 2, p40
Opinion. Explains how wild elk populations are in grave danger if an outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) among penned elk finds its way out of crowded game ranches. How TB affects animals; Reported problems of bovine TB in several states.
- Farm Bill '95.
Brown, Larry // Outdoor Life; Nov93, Vol. 192 Issue 5, p22
Reports on the plans of the Pheasants Forever to push for stronger conservation provisions in the 1995 Farm Bill. Renewal of the Conservation Reserve Program; Expansion of the multi-year set-aside program.
- Harassment and other pastimes.
Brown, Larry // Outdoor Life; Jul95, Vol. 196 Issue 1, p14
No abstract available.
- What's happening?
Kibbee, G. // Ranger Rick; Jul90, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p12
Reports on conservation efforts by kids. Pelicans; Pine trees; Karner blue butterfly; Killdeer.
- What can people do?
Churchman, D.; Duckworth, C. // Ranger Rick; Apr92, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p32
Presents information about three endangered animals and what people are doing to help them. Tells how some children have helped endangered species and how you can help. Whooping cranes; Raising chicks with puppets; Kemp's ridley turtles; Black rhinocerous. INSET: What kids can do..
- Animal crimes animal clues.
Dendy, Leslie; Hyman, Randall // Ranger Rick; Jan94, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p36
Discusses the National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory's investigation of crimes committed against wildlife. Motive in killing wild animals; Reptile species determination; Value of the ivory business.
- Wild success.
Hess Jr, Karl // Reason; Oct97, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p32
Discusses how community-based capitalism can save wildlife in Africa and elsewhere. Events that have made wildlife more a curse than blessing to the African farmers; How white African States took wildlife from the historic control; Why private solutions to wildlife conservation is limited by...
- Smithsonian horizons.
Adams, N. // Smithsonian; Mar92, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p10
Considers whether we can find a way to balance the survival of endangered species with the livelihoods of people. Assessing the risks of destruction to tropical forests; The danger of attenuation and loss in ecosystems; Responding to the larger biodiversity crisis.
- The lab sleuths who help solve crimes against wild animals.
Shute, N.; Hyman, R. // Smithsonian; Mar92, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p40
Describes a state-of-the-art forensics lab which is being hailed as the Scotland Yard of endangered species. Reports that forensic science is the application of the physical sciences to the evaluation of evidence for judicial consideration. Detaails of some of the amazing discoveries...
- Big bird.
Patoski, J.N. // Texas Monthly; Jan92, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p114
Describes the whooping cranes of the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, the last remaining wild flock of the almost-extinct birds. Conservation efforts; Decline in current population; Viewing the whooping crane.
- Protecting Alaskan wildlife.
Patoski, J.N. // USA Today Magazine; Jun89, Vol. 117 Issue 2529, p5
Describes efforts by an Ohio State University professor to find a compromise between profit-conscious oil companies and environmental groups over the future of oil-rich Alaska. Tests being conducted with Alaskan wildlife.
- Protecting the gallery forests of Sao Paolo state.
Patoski, J.N. // UNESCO Courier; Dec92, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p25
Announces a program for the restoration of gallery forests in the Jacare Pepira basin in Sao Paolo, Brazil, under the direction of Carlos Joly of the University of Campinas. State of Sao Paolo's natural vegetation cover and soil; Reforestation with landowners and municipal authorities.
- Personalized wildlife management.
Reiger, G. // Field & Stream; May89, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p14
Examines the trend toward private wildlife management as an alternate and possibly superior way to maintain hunting and fishing conditions. Land preservation organizations across the country; Conservation easements as a cost-effective management tool.
- The balancing game.
Curtis, S. // Field & Stream; Jul89, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p72
Opinion. Discusses predator control programs and whether or not they increase the amount of game available to hunters. Changes in public attitudes toward predators; Dog harassment of game; Studies in Texas and Utah.
- Playing dividends at maturity.
Reynolds, J. // Field & Stream; Nov90, Vol. 95 Issue 7, Northeast Edition p72
Recommends serving as a volunteer in fish and wildlife management. Senior citizens' availability; Various programs. INSET: Thumbs up for this program.;Information sources for volunteers..
- Mass to amass lands.
Reynolds, J. // Field & Stream; Jan1991, Vol. 95 Issue 9, p54
Reports on the wildlands acquisition program in Massachusetts that is expected to generate $2 million annually for the purchase of wildlife lands. How the revenue will be generated; Number one challenge facing wildlife today.
- Buy a duck stamp!
Reynolds, J. // Field & Stream; Jan1992, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p15
Argues for the purchase of federal migratory bird hunting stamps as one of the most effective means of furthering the conservation of critical wildlife habitat at the federal level. 1992 duck stamp painted by Nancy Howe, first woman to win the annual contest.
- Helping hands.
Reiger, G. // Field & Stream; Apr92, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p12
Discusses how in order to save a species from extinction, one must concentrate on protecting its range, not just the few left when the habitat is gone. Presidential candidates' views on preservation; Ideal Interior Department; Persecution of thered wolf; Endangered Species Act; More.
- What is CRP and why do ducks love it?
Bourjaily, Philip // Field & Stream; Jun92, Vol. 97 Issue 2, East News p71
Discusses the benefits of the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), a program in which the government pays farmers to take highly erodible land out of production for ten years. Potential benefits for waterfowl populations; Amount of land retired since the program's...