Higher Education

Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, 3rd Edition

  • Kevin H. Deal Northwest High School
  • ISBN-10: 1435453972  |  ISBN-13: 9781435453975
  • 464 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2003, 1998
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $195.00
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About

Overview

Take an in-depth look at the very complex world of wildlife, fisheries, and natural resource management with the latest edition of this popular textbook. Designed to reflect the common curricula of high-school level courses in Natural and Environmental Sciences, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, 3rd Edition, provides students with content that is both engaging and easy to understand. The book's comprehensive coverage includes the history of wildlife conservation in America, the history of modern wildlife and fisheries management, the various federal and state agencies responsible for wildlife and fisheries management, the financing of wildlife conservation in America, and the numerous private conservation organizations that currently exist. It also examines important current issues, such as fossil fuels and their role in our society today, and endangered species and the laws that protect them. Packed with valuable learning aids like end-of-chapter student activities, a glossary of key terms, and appendices of additional information, this is an indispensable resource that will instill a deeper understanding of the issues that surround the conservation and preservation of our natural environment.

Features and Benefits

  • Enhances reader comprehension with detailed history of wildlife management efforts to instill a strong understanding of the issues and progress through the years.
  • Promotes critical thinking through thought-provoking discussion questions and activities.
  • Facilitates comprehension with an expanded glossary of the terms and jargon specific to careers in wildlife management.
  • Inspires students to further their knowledge of conservation-related topics with detailed appendices that offer resources for additional information.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 – INTRODUCTION
1 – The Importance of Natural Resources.
2 – Conservation: Wise Use of Natural Resources.
3 – The History of Wildlife Management in America.
4 – The Administration of Wildlife Management.
5 – Habitat Requirements of Wildlife.
6 – The Human Impact on Wildlife Habitat.
7 – Wildlife and American Sport Hunting.
8 – Modern Wildlife Management.
9 – Modern Waterfowl Management.
10 – Endangered Species.
11 – Wildlife Parks and Zoos.
SECTION 2 – WILDLIFE AND FISH IDENTIFICATION
12 – Large Mammals.
13 – Small Mammals.
14 – Nonindigenous Species.
15 – Upland Game Birds.
16 – Ducks, Geese, Swans and Cranes.
17 – Songbirds and other Common Birds.
18 – Avian Predators.
19 – Common Shorebirds, Herons and Egrets.
20 – Reptiles.
21 – Amphibians.
22 – Freshwater Habitats and Their Management.
23 – Freshwater Fishes.
SECTION 3 – CAREERS
24 – Careers in Wildlife and Fisheries Management.

What's New

  • Updated and expanded tools, including new website addresses and a more expansive vocabulary and glossary section, make the learning aids just a current as the content.
  • All chapters have been revised and updated, and now include the most up to date statistics.
  • New full color images throughout the text allowing students to better identify animals discussed in the text.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

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Instructor Supplements

K12 eBook  (ISBN-10: 1439057621 | ISBN-13: 9781439057629)

electronic copy of the core text contained on a password secured site.

List Price = $125.25  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.25

Instructor's Guide Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1435454006 | ISBN-13: 9781435454002)

Answer key to the student workbook puzzles.

Student Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1435453999 | ISBN-13: 9781435453999)

Made up of crossword puzzles, word finds, learning activities and fill in the blank puzzles to enhance student's retention of the material contained within each chapter.

List Price = $123.95  | CengageBrain Price = $123.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.25

ClassMaster CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1435454014 | ISBN-13: 9781435454019)

Instructor resource containing testbank questions in ExamView, PPT slides, pdf of the Instructor Guide and an Image Library.

Instructor's Guide  (ISBN-10: 1435453980 | ISBN-13: 9781435453982)

includes chapter objectives and end of chapter review question answer key.

Student Supplements

K12 eBook  (ISBN-10: 1439057621 | ISBN-13: 9781439057629)

electronic copy of the core text contained on a password secured site.

List Price = $125.25  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $125.25

Student Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1435453999 | ISBN-13: 9781435453999)

Made up of crossword puzzles, word finds, learning activities and fill in the blank puzzles to enhance student's retention of the material contained within each chapter.

List Price = $123.95  | CengageBrain Price = $123.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kevin H. Deal

Kevin H. Deal was a teacher in the Career and Technical Sciences program at Northwest High School in Justin, Texas for 28 years. During his tenure, he taught a variety of agriculture courses, including Introduction to World Agriculture, Applied World Agriculture, Wildlife and Natural Resource Management, Canine Sciences, and Animal Sciences. He is now retired.