Wildlife of Southern Forests: habitat & management
Wildlife of Southern Forests: habitat & management

Wildlife of Southern Forests: habitat & management

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By: Dickson, James G.
ISBN: 978-0-88839-672-3
Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 11" X 8.5"
Pages: 480
Photos: 251
Illustrations: 156
Publication Date: 2001

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PR Highlights: Over 250 Color & B/W Photos Throughout
PHOTO Highlights: Habitat & Mgmnt of Southern Forest Wildlife.

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Description: The most up-to-date manual on the Southern Forests habitat and management techniques. Wildlife of Southern Forests traces the history of southern forests and associated wildlife, details the biology and habitat requirements of species and communities and offers practical guidelines for habitat management on a broad scale.

Wildlife of Southern Forests traces the history of southern forests and associated wildlife, details the biology and habitat requirements of species and communities and offers practical guidelines for habitat management on a broad scale. Information in this book should help land managers assess land suitability for various species and communities, determine how different land and forestry management practices affect wildlife, and actively manage for target species and communities. Chapters of Wildlife of Southern Forests are written by leading wildlife experts from universities, federal agencies, and conservation organizations of the South. The book is illustrated by renowned wildlife artist John Sidelinger. The book was compiled as a USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station project.

Author Biography

Dr. James G. (Jim) Dickson is Merritt Professor of Forestry and Coordinator of the Wildlife Program at Louisiana Tech University. He is also Scientist Emeritus of the USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. His research, detailed in over 100 technical publications, has helped define wildlife habitat relationships of many vertebrate species and communities of southern forests. He has also been instrumental in advancing wildlife management through more than 250 presentations to lay and professional audiences. Jim has played a leadership role in the conservation of the wild turkey. He is past President and a long term Director of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Dr. Dickson compiled and edited the award winning monograph, The Wild Turkey: Biology and Management, which has been called a wildlife publication classic. Also, he is former three-time Texas Wild Turkey Calling Champion.