Recent Submissions

  • How to use storytelling techniques to better communicate science & policy 

    Contributor:Calderazzo, John
    Date:2014-09
    "Science is the greatest of all adventure stories," says physicist Brian Greene, author of The Elegant Universe. "It's been unfolding for thousands of years as we have sought to understand ourselves and our surroundings ...
  • Keynote speaker Chad Bishop : Colorado parks and wildlife 

    Contributor:Bishop, Chad
    Date:2014-09
  • Conservation in the 21st century - thinking big, the public good, and private lands 

    Contributor:Hayes, John
    Date:2014-09
    Conservation and stewardship of our natural resources have been fundamental to the missions of a number of our public agencies in the United States since their inception. However, as important as public lands have been for ...
  • Introduction to land and animal ownership 

    Contributor:Benson, Delwin E.
    Date:2014-09
    Private lands are used for wildlife and livelihoods on 2/3rds of the US including Colorado. Eastern US and Colorado is more private and the West more public. In Colorado, private lands dominate the eastern short grass ...
  • Introductions to congress and important issues 

    Contributor:Benson, Delwin E.
    Date:2014-09
    Dr. Benson addresses the Congress participants asking them the consider the "spirit of things" (i.e. the spirit of wanting to recognize the values of private sector, communal sector, and the problems that happen with those ...
  • Environmental knowledge learned from the park 

    Contributor:Mack John
    Date:2014-09
    With continued and increasing human development or alteration of natural environments and ecosystems, parks and protected areas have become increasingly valuable as natural areas, not only for public enjoyment and experiences, ...
  • Public values of wildlife : what are they? 

    Contributor:Steinbach, Don
    Date:2014-09
    In analyzing public values of wildlife, one must define the segments of the public that you want to access values regarding wildlife. Teel, T. L, et al (Wildlife Values in the West) defined publics who value wildlife. They ...
  • Large-scale conservation : engaging agencies, organizations, landowners and funders 

    Contributor:Manes, Robert
    Date:2014-09
    The concept of affecting conservation at large scales is relatively simple: If strategies can be applied across traditional boundaries, then fragmenting effects of development and land management can be ameliorated for ...
  • Wild pigs in North America : history, distribution, ecology, and challenges 

    Contributor:Mayer, Jack
    Date:2014-09
    Wild pigs belonging to the species Sus scrofa are not native to the Western Hemisphere. In spite of having had a fairly stable presence in North America during most of the 20th Century, wild pigs on this continent have ...
  • USDA Regional Climate Hubs and Long-Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) network 

    Contributor:Derner, Justin D.
    Date:2014-09
    Formation of Long-Term Agro-ecosystem Research (LTAR) networks in 2012 and the USDA Regional Climate Hubs in 2014 provide networks to address climate change and agriculture. Eighteen sites in the LTAR network address, ...
  • Increasing scale and effectiveness of private land conservation 

    Contributor:Pague, Chris; Sanderson, John
    Date:2014-09
    The importance of private lands for conservation is increasingly apparent. Private landowners and wildlife managers face many challenges as they work to maintain the ecological, economic and social integrity of these lands. ...
  • Wildlife ranching industry : the South African flagship of a sustainable green economy 

    Contributor:Dry, Gert C.
    Date:2014-09
    Unlike American wildlife culture which is based on the belief that making money out of wildlife is immoral; the South African wildlife culture is based upon sustainable use and or commercialisation. It is trite knowledge ...
  • Managing the public's wildlife on private lands : a landowner's perspective 

    Contributor:Simons, Greg
    Date:2014-09
    History of wildlife in the United States is one that witnessed remarkable recovery of many species of wildlife during the 20st century, after a major collapse during the preceding century. The North American Model of ...
  • Human and wildlife conflicts 

    Contributor:Clark, Larry
    Date:2014-09
    The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) is the research arm of the USDA's Wildlife Services program. The NWRC is charged with developing methods to resolve conflicts between humans and wildlife, spanning the areas of ...
  • Role of ecosystem services in private lands conservation : an investor's perspective 

    Contributor:Anderson, Terry
    Date:2014-09
    The concept of ecosystem services has evolved from society’s earliest basic needs of obtaining food and shelter to today’s complex ecological paradigms that include social, cultural, and economic and conservation objectives. ...