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Transactions of the 24th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference

    Held March 2 to 4 1959 in New York City

    Contents

    PART I - GENERAL SESSIONS - Better Living for a Growing America

    FORMAL OPENING, Ira N. Gabrielson

    TAKING STOCK IN CONSERVATION, Elmer F. Bennett

    RESOURCE POTENTIALS IN POLAR REGIONS, Paul A. Siple

    THE LAW AND PROGRESS IN CONSERVATION, Samuel H. Ordway, Jr.

    FACING UP TO OUR WATER PROBLEMS, S. L. Frost

    Billion-Dollar Questions

    HAVE WE A CONSERVATION CONSCIENCE?, Monroe Bush

    IS SCIENCE SERVING CONSERVATION?, Hiden T. Cox

    IS CONSERVATION EDUCATION FAILING?, William C. Bramble

    CAN CONSERVATION BE SOLD "AROUND THE WORLD"?, Harlan Cleveland

    Urban, Rural and Wild Land Planning for a Better America

    MEETING FUTURE RECREATIONAL NEEDS, Laurance S. Rockefeller

    METROPOLITAN SPRAWL, Melvin E. Scheidt

    RURAL SHRINKAGE, Edward C. Higbee

    ON PRESERVING THE WILD, David R. Brower

    PART II - TECHNICAL SESSIONS

    Pesticides and Controls

    PEST CONTROL IN THE MODERN SETIING, Harlow B. Mills

    ACCUMULATION AND DISSIPATION OF PESTICIDE RESIDUES IN SOIL, Robert D. Chisholm and Louis Koblitsky

    INSECTICIDE RESIDUES AS HAZARDS TO WARM,BLOODED ANIMALS, Norman Gannon and G. C. Decker

    POLLUTIONAL EFFECTS OF ORGANIC INSECTICIDES, Clarence M. Tarzwell

    WILDLIFE AND THE FIRE ANT PROGRAM, Leslie L. Glasgow

    PESTICIDE-WILDLIFE PROBLEMS AND RESEARCH NEEDS, Daniel L. Leedy

    CONTROL OF MAMMAL DAMAGE TO PLANTS BY CHEMICAL REPELLENTS, Jerome F. Besser and Jack F. Welch

    Wetlands and Inland Water Resources

    THE CACKLING GOOSE-ITS MIGRATION AND MANAGEMENT, Urban C. Nelson and Henry A. Hansen

    LOUISIANA IMPOUNDMENTS: THEIR FISH POPULATIONS AND MANAGEMENT, Victor W. Lambou

    RANGE CONDITIONS, LIFE HISTORY AND FOOD HABITS OF THE EVERGLADES DEER HERD, Charles M. Loveless and Frank Ligas

    LOW WATER AND LESSER SCAUP REPRODUCTION NEAR ERICKSON, MANITOBA, John P. Rogers

    ANGLING SUCCESS IN ALABAMA'S PUBLIC FISHING LAKES, I. B. Byrd

    FARMING FOR WATERFOWL IN THE PACIIC FLYWAY, Paul M. Scheffer

    CONTROLLED GOOSE SHOOTING AT MICHIGAN'S SWAN CREEK HIGH BANKS, Charles E. Friley, Jr.

    Field and Farm Resources

    IS THE LINCLON INDEX RELIABLE FOR COTTONTAIL CENSUSING?, T. J. Peterle and L. L. Eberhardt

    WIDE-ROW CORN AS A GAME MANAGEMENT TOOL, Paul A. Vohs, Jr.

    AN. EVALUATION OF WOODY COVER PLANTINGS AS PHEASANT WINTER COVER, L. Jack Lyon

    BOBWHITES AND BENEFIT PAYMENTS, T. S. Baskett and R. E. Tomlinson

    SOME ASPECTS OF WILDLIFE POPULATION DYNAMICS, THEIR INTERPRETATION AND ROLE IN GAME MANAGEMENT, Kenneth L. Diem

    COVER MAPPING A FIVE-MILLION-ACRE STATE FROM AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS, William G. Sheldon

    TWO DECADES OF PROGRESS ON WISCONSIN'S PUBLIC HUNTING AND FISHING GROUNDS PROGRAM, J. R. Smith and H. C. Jordahl

    Marine and Coastal Resources

    KODIAK BEAR-RED SALMON RELATIONSHIPS AT KARLUK LAKE, ALASKA, Webster K. Clark

    SEA LION STUDIES IN ALASKA, O. A. Mathisen

    ON THE POSSIBILITIES OF IMPROVING SALMON SPAWNING AREAS, William F. Royce

    STATUS AND MANAGEMENT OF POLAR BEAR AND PACIFIC WALRUS, Robert F. Scott, Karl W. Kenyon, and John L. Buckley

    FOOD HABITS OF WILD MALLARD DUCKS IN THREE LOUISIANA PARISHES, Olan W. Dillon, Jr.

    LATE NESTING OF WATER BIRDS IN SOUTH TEXAS, Clarence Cottam and Caleb Glazener

    NEW HORIZONS IN STOCKING HATCHERY TROUT, Paul R. Needham

    Forest and Range Resources

    EFFECT OF TUBOCURARINE CHLORIDE ON THE RED DEER, Zbigniew Jaczewski and Mieczyslaw Czaja

    EMERGENCY WINTER FEEDING OF WILD TURKEYS IN NORTHERN STATES, Roger M. Latham

    MOOSE HARVESTS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND FENNOSCANDIAN COUNTRIES, Douglas H. Pimlott

    WHOSE SPACE AND FOR WHAT?, Arthur D. Smith

    A DEER DRIVE VS. TRACK CENSUS, Edwin L. Tyson

    WILDLIFE CHALLENGES IN EAST AFRICA, Noel M. Simon and George Treichel

    BIG GAME MANAGEMENT IN THE LAKE STATES, Harry D. Ruhl

    Education and Public Relations

    STRAIGHT ANSWERS ABOUT POSTED LAND, Joseph S. Larsen

    THE CONSERVATION KNOWLEDGE OF PUBLC ISCHOOL PUPILS, Robert H. Giles, Jr.

    TELLING THE CONSERVATION STORY VIA TELEVISION, Allen H. Benton

    A THEORY OF THE VALUE OF HUNTING, Paul Shepard, Jr.

    RESPONSIBILITIES TO CONSERVATIONISTS IN FOREIGN LANDS, John F. Wanamaker

    ECOLOGY IN THE HIGH SCHOOL: "A NEW ATTACK ON AN OLD PROBLEM", George Cornwell

    HELPING SCHOOLS STUDY WILDLIFE, John W. Brainerd

    RESOURCES, PEOPLE, AND SPACE: A CRITIQUE OF THE 24TH NORTH AMERICAN WILDLIFE CONFERENCE, Durward L. Allen

    ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF APPRECIATION, C. R. Gutermuth

    Published annually since 1915, the Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference provide a unique and informative record of the direction and momentum of professional natural resource management. Tracking current research and management emphases and the perspectives and approaches to meeting the challenges to sustaining and conserving North America's wildlife and their habitats, the Transactions is a valuable reference for all who deal with the complexities and intricacies of natural resource issues, policies and programs.

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