Natural Resource Administration
Wildlife, Fisheries, Forests and Parks
- Donald Sparling, Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL USA
Natural Resource and Wildlife Administration provides solid background on the history of natural resource conservation, critical laws protecting resources, and the nature of agencies. The interconnectedness among natural resources makes this a useful text for disciplines such as wildlife, fisheries, and forestry.
AudienceUpper level undergraduate and graduate students taking a course in natural resources or wildlife administration, from Biology, Zoology, Natural Resource, Wildlife Biology, or Agriculture Departments ; Researchers and professionals in these areas and evolutionary, behavioral and ecological biology and ecology; wildlife management; agriculture and natural resources management including those obtaining certification from professional societies in these areas.
- Published: February 2014
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-404647-4
"...extremely well written and organized...a useful resource for those initiating a career in a wildlife-related field within academia, consulting, or government organizations."--
Table of Contents
Section 1: Basics of Natural Resource
Chapter 1. Introduction - What Does "Natural Resources" Include?
Chapter 2. Differing Perspectives on Natural Resource Policy
Section 2. Environmental History and Law
Chapter 3. History of Wildlife and Natural Resource Conservation
Chapter 4. Historical Perspectives on the "Ownership" of Wildlife
Chapter 5. A Closer Look at Key Environmental Laws
Section 3. The Bureaucracy of Natural Resources
Chapter 6. Federal Administration in Canada
Chapter 7. U.S. Department of the Interior
Chapter 8. U.S. Department of Agriculture
Chapter 9. Administration at the Provincial and State Level
Section 4. Non-governmental Agencies, People and Money
Chapter 10. A Selected List of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)
Chapter 11. Stakeholders, clients and cooperators: Who Are They?
Chapter 12. The Need for a Good Public Relations Department
Chapter 13. The Bottom Line - Funding Sources and the Budgetary Process
Chapter 14. What Next?