Audubon Wildlife Report 1989/1990 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120410033, 9781483215839

Audubon Wildlife Report 1989/1990

1st Edition

Editors: William J. Chandler
eBook ISBN: 9781483215839
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th September 1989
Page Count: 606
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Description

Audubon Wildlife Report 1989/1990 covers important challenges to the continued health of different species and ecosystems, furthering the debate on issues such as old-growth forests, the relationship between water and wildlife, and the need to preserve and restore wetlands and grassland range territory. The book starts by providing a comprehensive overview of the featured federal agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including its history, legislative mandate, and key programs that affect the environment. The text then discusses federal court decisions that provide new interpretations of federal wildlife law; the conservation of coastal wetlands in the Southeast; and global climate change and its potential effects on fish and wildlife.
A monitoring and research strategy for nongame migratory birds, as well as the conservation of ancient forests of the Pacific Northwest are also considered. The book further tackles the restoration of the public rangelands in the West; discard bycatch in marine fisheries with a special focus on the Gulf of Mexico; and the trends in western water law and their implications for the environment. The text also encompasses the appropriations and related congressional policy directives for federal fish and wildlife programs. Biologists and people with an advocacy of preserving wildlife will find the book invaluable.

Table of Contents


Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Contents of Previous Volumes

Part One. The Featured Agency

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Part Two. Conservation Challenges

Western Water and Wildlife: The New Frontier

The Pacific Northwest's Ancient Forests: Ecosystems under Siege

Recent Court Decisions Affecting Wildlife

Global Warming, Climate Disruption, and Biological Diversity

Conserving Southeast Coastal Wetlands

Discarded Catch in U.S. Commercial Marine Fisheries

Conserving Nongame Migratory Birds: A Strategy for Monitoring and Research

Restoring the Ravaged Range

Part Three. Case Histories

The Monarch Butterfly

The Humpback Whale

The Hyacinth Macaw

The Ocelot

The Marbled Murrelet

The Western North Atlantic Swordfish

The Roseate Tern

The Golden Eagle

Part Four. Appendices

Appendix A. U.S. Forest Service Directory of Key Wildlife and Fisheries Personnel

Appendix B. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Directory of Key Personnel

Appendix C. National Park Service Directory of Key Fisheries and Wildlife Personnel

Appendix D. Bureau of Land Management Directory of Key Wildlife and Fisheries Personnel

Appendix E. Environmental Protection Agency Directory of Key Wetlands Management Personnel

Appendix F. National Marine Fisheries Service Directory of Key Personnel

Appendix G. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Directory of Key Personnel

Appendix H. Budget Information Contacts for Federal Fish and Wildlife Programs

Appendix I. Federal Fish and Wildlife Program Budgets

Index




Details

No. of pages:
606
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1989
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483215839

About the Editor

William J. Chandler