Silvy, the thirty-seven authoritative chapters included in this work provide a full synthesis of methods used in the field and laboratory. To effectively incorporate the explosion of new information in the wildlife profession, this latest edition is logically organized into a two-volume set: Volume 1 is devoted to research techniques and Volume 2 focuses on management methodologies.
The wildlife techniques manual is a resource that professionals and students in wildlife biology, conservation, and management simply cannot do without. Published in association with The Wildlife Society. Chapter authors, all leading wildlife professionals, as it is commonly called, including:• experimental design• wildlife health and disease• capture techniques• population estimation• telemetry• vegetation analysis• conservation genetics• wildlife damage management• urban wildlife management• habitat conservation planningA standard text in a variety of courses, explain and critique traditional and new methodologies and offer thorough discussions of a wide range of relevant topics, the Techniques Manual, covers every aspect of modern wildlife management and provides practical information for applying the hundreds of methods described in its pages.
Now fully revised and updated, this seventh edition promises to be the most comprehensive resource on wildlife biology, conservation, and management for years to come. Superbly edited by Nova J. Winner of the wildlife society outstanding edited Book of the Wildlife SocietySince its original publication in 1960, The Wildlife Techniques Manual has remained the cornerstone text for the professional wildlife biologist.
Wildlife Ecology and Management 5th Edition
This exceptionally comprehensive, practices, single-source introduction to the art, science, theories, and issues of wildlife management is ideal for the novice in the subject. New, animal rights groups, women hunters, emerging diseases among elk and deer, up-to-date issues covered include the removal of dams, adaptive harvest management, population data, global warming, migratory animals and more.
. Features full-chapters on predators, soil, urban wildlife, water, diseases, policy, conservation biology. For anyone interested in an exceptionally comprehensive introduction to wildlife management and conservation.
Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America Peterson Field Guides Paperback
Sponsored by the national audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. Softcover, 7-1/8"l x 4-1/2"W. Features full-color illustrations and drawings. This fourth edition has been completely rewritten, with all-new range maps and illustrations for all species.
Mammalogy: Adaptation, Diversity, Ecology
Johns hopkins University Press. The functional diversity of mammals has allowed them to play critical roles in every ecosystem, forest, whether marine, tundra, alpine, freshwater, or desert. Softcover, 7-1/8"l x 4-1/2"W. Features full-color illustrations and drawings. This book touches on those challenges, which are often precipitated by overharvesting and habitat loss, as well as emerging threats, such as the impact of wind turbines and white nose syndrome on bats and chronic wasting disease on deer.
Among the updates and additions to the fourth edition of mammalogy are numerous new photos, suborders, and fossil history• recent advances in our understanding of phylogeny, such as that seen in lunge feeding of baleen whales• breakout boxes on unique aspects of mammals, including Durrell's vontsira Salanoia durrelli and the Laotian rock rat Laonastes aenigmamus• An explanation of mammalian biomechanics, and superfamilies of bats and rodents• An explanation of the recent inclusion of whales with terrestrial even-toed ungulates• Updates on mammalian structural, over 4, and cladograms, and ecology• A discussion of two new orders and thirteen newly recognized extant families • Reflections on the implications of climate change for mammals• Thorough examinations of several recently described species, social behavior, biogeography, as well as• A completely new chapter on mammalian phylogeny and genomics• Current taxonomy―including major changes to orders, singing mice, readable style for which Feldhamer and his coauthors are well known, 200 references, functional adaptations, including the syntax of bat songs, figures, and why there are no green mammals unless we count algae-covered sloths Maintaining the accessible, this new edition of Mammalogy is the authoritative textbook on this amazingly diverse class of vertebrates.
Many mammal species are critically endangered and present complex conservation and management challenges. Reflecting the expertise and perspective of five leading mammalogists, Ecology significantly updates taxonomy, includes a new chapter on mammalian molecular phylogenetics, the fourth edition of Mammalogy: Adaptation, Diversity, and highlights several recently described species.
There are close to 5, 500 species in the class Mammalia, including the blue whale―the largest animal that has ever lived―and the pygmy shrew, which weighs little more than a penny.
A Sand County Almanac Outdoor Essays & Reflections
Adventure Narrative. Sponsored by the national audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. Softcover, 7-1/8"l x 4-1/2"W. The environmental classic that redefined the way we think about the natural world—an urgent call for preservation that’s more timely than ever.
102812 has limited quantity available. Features full-color illustrations and drawings. Aldo Leopold. We can place this book on the shelf that holds the writings of Thoreau and John Muir. San francisco chronicle these astonishing portraits of the natural world explore the breathtaking diversity of the unspoiled American landscape—the mountains and the prairies, the deserts and the coastlines.
Sand County Almanac. Conjuring up one extraordinary vision after another, aldo Leopold takes readers with him on the road and through the seasons on a fantastic tour of our priceless natural resources, explaining the destructive effects humankind has had on the land and issuing a bold challenge to protect the world we love.
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Softcover, 7-1/8"l x 4-1/2"W. Features full-color illustrations and drawings. Sand County Almanac. Taking an evolutionary approach to bird science, Ornithology incorporates the latest research while featuring an exquisite program of drawings. Aldo Leopold. 102812 has limited quantity available. Sponsored by the national audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute.
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Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro: Second Edition
Sand County Almanac. In the tradition of the best-selling getting to know series, editing, querying, getting to Know ArcGIS Pro teaches new and existing GIS users how to get started solving problems by visualizing, creating, analyzing, and presenting geospatial data in both 2D and 3D environments using the latest ArcGIS mapping app, ArcGIS Pro.
Used book in Good Condition. Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro. Data for completing the exercises and trial software are available for download esri. Com/esripress-resources. Softcover, 7-1/8"l x 4-1/2"W. This book teaches the basic functions and capabilities of ArcGIS Pro through practical project workflows and shows how it is an essential component of the ArcGIS platform.
Johns hopkins University Press. 102812 has limited quantity available. Aldo Leopold. Features full-color illustrations and drawings. Adventure Narrative. A supplement based on ArcGIS Pro 2. 2 to help you complete exercises in the book is also available.
The Sibley Guide to Birds, 2nd Edition
Aldo Leopold. More than 700 updated maps of ranges, showing winter, year-round, summer, migration, and rare ranges. Sand County Almanac. Includes nearly 7, 000 paintings digitally remastered from original art for enhanced print quality. Sibley guide To Birds, 2nd Ed. 85 bird family pages now cross-referenced to species accounts.
Revised taxonomic order and most current common names for every species. Johns hopkins University Press. Sponsored by the national audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. The highly anticipated second edition builds on this foundation of excellence, offering massively expanded and updated information, new and rare species, and a new, new paintings, elegant design.
The second edition of this handsome, flexibound volume offers a wealth of improvements and updates: • All illustrations reproduced 15 to 20 percent larger for better detail. Used by millions of birders from novices to the most expert, The Sibley Guide became the standard by which natural history guides are measured.
More than 600 new paintings, including illustrations of 115 rare species and additional paintings of common species and regional populations. Expanded text includes habitat information and voice description for every species and more tips on finding birds in the field. The sibley guide to birds, second edition, brings the genius of David Allen Sibley to the world once again in a thoroughly updated and expanded volume that every birder must own.
A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There Outdoor Essays & Reflections
Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro. Oxford university Press USA. Sand County Almanac. Aldo Leopold. Used book in Good Condition. 102812 has limited quantity available. Johns hopkins University Press. Softcover, 7-1/8"l x 4-1/2"W. Sibley guide To Birds, 2nd Ed. Adventure Narrative. Features full-color illustrations and drawings. First published in 1949 and praised in the new york times book review as "full of beauty and vigor and bite, " A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land.
The volume includes a section on the monthly changes of the wisconsin countryside; another section that gathers together the informal pieces written by Leopold over a forty-year period as he traveled around the woodlands of Wisconsin, Manitoba, Oregon, Arizona, Iowa, Sonora, and elsewhere; and a final section in which Leopold addresses more formally the philosophical issues involved in wildlife conservation.
. Sponsored by the national audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. As the forerunner of such important books as annie dillard's Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, and Robert Finch's The Primal Place, Edward Abbey's Desert Solitaire, this classic work remains as relevant today as it was forty years ago.
This special edition of the highly acclaimed A Sand County Almanac commemorates the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Aldo Leopold, one of the foremost conservationists of our century.
National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition
Aldo Leopold. Adventure Narrative. Softcover, 7-1/8"l x 4-1/2"W. 102812 has limited quantity available. Johns hopkins University Press. The 7th edition includes 37 new species for a total of 1, 023 species; 16 new pages allow for 250 fresh illustrations; 80 new maps; and 350 map revisions. Sand County Almanac. Features full-color illustrations and drawings.
Sponsored by the national audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. With taxonomy revised to reflect the radical new american Ornithological Society taxonomy established in 2016, the addition of standardized banding codes, and text completely vetted by birding experts, this new edition will top of the list of birding field guides for years to come.
Filled with hand-painted illustrations from top nature artists including the ever-popular hummingbird, this latest edition is poised to become an instant must-have for every serious birder in the United States and Canada. Oxford university Press USA. Perfect for beginning to advanced birders, it is the only book organized to match the latest American Ornithological Society taxonomy.
With more than 2. 75 million copies in print, this perennial bestseller is the most frequently updated of all North American bird field guides. Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro.
Mammalogy Jones & Bartlett Learning Titles in Biological Science
Softcover, 7-1/8"l x 4-1/2"W. Johns hopkins University Press. Mammalogy is the study of mammals from the diverse biological viewpoints of structure, ecology, evolutionary history, function, classification, behavior, and economics. Sibley guide To Birds, 2nd Ed. The text begins by defining mammals and summarizing their origins.
Getting to Know ArcGIS Pro. Sponsored by the national audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. Aldo Leopold. National geographic. Features full-color illustrations and drawings. The text concludes with two additional chapters, previously available online, that cover mammalian domestication and mammalian disease and zoonoses.
New to the sixth edition:-Chapters 27 and 28 are included within the text. Includes new thought-provoking boxes throughout to illuminate current mammalian topics, terrestrial pollination syndrome, including platypus electroreception, the origin of Eutherians, Echidna reproductive anatomy, and many more.
New and updated discussions in the sixth edition include, new information on suborder Odontoceti, updated information about the evolution of strepsirrhine primates, information on Philodotans, new research about the Miocene Era, updated statitistics on rabies and lyme disease, new information about the pygmy sperm whale and the Family Iniidae, and more.
Contains many new photographs and drawings throughout to further clarify key material. The extensively revised sixth Edition presents a more thorough use of phylogenetically based mammalian relationships to reflect the recent extraordinary activity in mammalian biology.