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Title Urban wildlife conservation : theory and practice / Robert A. McCleery, Christopher E. Moorman, M. Nils Peterson, editors
Published New York : Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 406 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents 1. Introduction / Robert A. McCleery, Christopher E. Moorman and M. Nils Peterson -- 2. History of urban wildlife conservation / Lowell W. Adams -- 3. Urban wildlife science in coupled human-natural systems / Michael W. Strohbach, Paige S. Warren and M. Nils Peterson -- 4. Abiotic drivers of ecological structure and function in urban systems / Kirsten Schwarz, Dustin L. Herrmann and Melissa R. McHale -- 5. Drivers of vegetation species diversity and composition in urban ecosystems / Anna L. Johnson and Christopher M. Swan -- 6. The urban system : social drivers / Charles Nilon -- 7. Wildlife responses to urbanization : patterns of diversity and community structure in built environments / Nancy E. McIntyre -- 8. Wildlife population dynamics in urban landscapes / Amanda D. Rodewald and Stanley D. Gehrt -- 9. Urban wildlife behavior / Amy M. Ryan and Sarah R. Partan -- 10. Infectious disease and contaminants in urban wildlife : unseen and often overlooked threats / Seth P.D. Riley, Laurel E.K. Serieys and Joanne G. Moriarty -- 11. Urban wildlife communication and negotiation / Susan K. Jacobson, Dara M. Wald, Nia Haynes and Ryo Sakurai -- 12. Integrating wildlife conservation into urban planning / George R. Hess, Christopher E. Moorman, Janette Thompson and Courtney L. Larson -- 13. Conservation development : designing and managing residential landscapes for wildlife / Mark Hostetler and Sarah Reed -- 14. Managing urban wildlife habitat at the local scale / Christopher E. Moorman -- 15. Wildlife friendly roads : the impacts of roads on wildlife in urban areas and potential remedies / Seth P.D. Riley, Justin L. Brown, Jeff A. Sikich, Catherine M. Schoonmaker and Erin E. Boydston -- 16. Managing aquatic environments for wildlife in urban areas / Steven J. Price, Joel W. Snodgrass and Michael E. Dorcas -- 17. Wildlife damage management in the urban landscape / David Drake -- Index
Summary Emphasizes specific practices that can be used to create built environments that are wildlife friendly Focuses on mechanisms for the patterns and processes of wildlife ecology in urban environments In addition to human dimensions, the book will cover ecological theory, the behavior and physiology of urban wildlife and the planning and management of wildlife friendly developments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Urban ecology (Biology)
Urban animals -- Conservation
Wildlife conservation.
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects
Human-animal relationships.
Wildlife management.
Urban ecology (Sociology)
urban environments.
Human-animal relationships.
Urban ecology (Biology)
Urbanization -- Environmental aspects.
Wildlife conservation.
Wildlife management.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author McCleery, Robert A., 1972- editor.
Moorman, Christopher E., editor
Peterson, M. Nils, 1976- editor.
ISBN 9781489975003