Unformatted text preview: Wildlife Management Wildlife Management Regulation of fishing and hunting to manage populations Manipulation of Vegetation and Water Supplies Sanctuary Approach Sanctuary Approach National Wildlife Refuge System 524 refuges in the USA 20% of endangered species and their habitats Potential Use for abandoned military bases Zoos, Parks Seed Banks, Gene Banks White Deer Romulus, NY Sanctuary Approach Sanctuary Approach National Wildlife Refuge System 524 refuges in the USA 20% of endangered species and their habitats Potential Use for abandoned military bases Mainly wetlands Controversy allow oil and gas development Sanctuary Approach Sanctuary Approach Gene banks, Botanical gardens 50 seed banks store 100 plant species that make up 90% of food supply 1600 Botanical Gardens 30% of plant species Sanctuary ApproachZoos, Aquariums Sanctuary ApproachZoos, Aquariums Captive Breeding programs intention to re release into the wild need 100500 individuals for genetic variability Artificial insemination, cloning Space for only half of threatened vertebrate species in the world Wildlife Management Wildlife Management
Regulation of fishing and hunting to manage populations typically used to promote populations of wild game species, and regulate harvest quotas Manipulation of Vegetation and Water Supplies Ecological succession species change over time in an area. Managing Land in USA Managing Land in USA 42% of land is public 73% in Alaska, 22% in western states 20% of oil reserves, 30% natural gas reserves, 40% coal reserves, 40% commercial forests. National Forests Multiple Use land Wildlife refugesModerately Restricted National Parks Restricted Use land Ecological Succession Ecological Succession Gradual change in species composition in a given area Pioneer species 1st to move in and colonize Climax community most stable Secondary succession follows a disturbance Succession must be managed to maintain a particular habitat Planting seeds, transplanting, controlled burning all used ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2009 for the course BIOPL 2400 taught by Professor Silva,t. during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.
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