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Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens

Chris Merkord
  • David A. Haukos, Clint Boal CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group 2016 Boca Raton, Florida United States https://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781482240221

    300 Pages - 80 B/W Illustrations

    English , Nearctic, , United States, , Pheasants and allies (Phasianidae), Studies in Avian Biology 01/15/2016 9781482240221 No value No value

  • Provides a synthesis of research of charismatic Great Plains species now imperiled by environmental degradation, loss of habitat, and human-caused ecosystem deterioration
  • Includes chapters by leading authorities with years of research experience in Great Plains wildlife biology, ecology, and ornithology
  • Provides the scientific foundation for the potential listing of lesser prairie-chickens as either "Threatened" or "Endangered"
  • Brings together disparate research on four separate metapopulations of lesser prairie-chickens

In Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens expert wildlife biologists, conservation biologists, and ornithologists cover the life history, genetics, ecology, and management strategies for lesser prairie-chickens. The volume also provides a detailed analysis of relative risks and conservation issues as well as potential conservation tools. It is a definitive reference for managers, researchers, and policy makers in the conservation of lesser prairie-chickens. The book can also be used as an authoritative source for individuals with an interest in bird biology, Great Plains ecology, or environmental science.

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