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Transactions of the 21st North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference

    Held March 5 to 7 1956 in New Orleans, Louisiana

    Contents

    PART I - GENERAL SESSIONS

    What Conservation Means Today

    FORMAL OPENING, Ira N. Gabrielson

    FOOD, SHELTER, AND WATER, Ervin L. Peterson

    INDUSTRY AND CONSERVATION, J. E. McCaffrey

    COMMERCE AND CONSERVATION, William A. Kluender

    CONSERVATION AND NATIONAL WELFARE, Raymond A. McConnell, Jr.

    WORLD AFFAIRS AND OUR NATURAL RESOURCES, Gove Hambidge

    How to Get Coordination in Conservation

    INTRODUCTORY REMARKS, William J. McGlothlin

    THE PLACE OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IN THE FORMULATION OF A CONSERVATION POLICY, Ernest Wohletz

    CONSERVATION LEGISLATION AND POLICIES, E. H. Taylor

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTION IN THE COORDINATION OF CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES, Harry A. Curtis

    GETTING COORDINATION IN CONSERVATION BY THE "PILOT" DISTRICT WAY, Harvey S. Hale

    RESOURCE ECOLOGY-NEGLECTED DISCIPLINE, Durward L. Allen

    International Teamwork in Waterfowl Management

    CANADA'S PLACE ON THE TEAM, W. Winston Mair

    STATES MUST HOLD THE LINE, E. B. Chamberlain, Jr.

    PUBLIC SUPPORTERS IN THE BACKFIELD, Robert Winthrop

    GAINS AND LOSSES IN THE WATERFOWL GAME, J. Clark Salyer, II

    FUMBLES AT THE GOAL LINE, Les Woerpel

    PART II -TECHNICAL SESSIONS

    Disease, Nutrition, and Controls

    WILDLIFE IMPLICATIONS OF HARDWOOD AND BRUSH CONTROLS, Phil D. Goodrum and Vincent H. Reid

    PROTEIN AND PHOSPHORUS CONTENT OF BROWSE PLANTS AS AN INFLUENCE ON SOUTHWESTERN DEER HERD LEVELS, Wendell G. Swank

    DEER NUTRITION AND POPULATION DYNAMICS IN THE NORTH COAST RANGE OF CALIFORNIA, Richard D. Taber

    AN EPIZOOTIC IN DEER IN MICHIGAN, L. D. Fay, A. P. Boyce, and W. G. Youatt

    CHANGING TRENDS IN PREDATOR MANAGEMENT, Clifford C. Presnall

    HOW LONG DO DUCK FOODS LAST UNDERWATER?, William W. Neely

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL IN WATERFOWL, Clinton H. Lostetter

    Wetlands and Inland Water Resources

    MEASURING HUNTING PRESSURE ON CANADA GEESE IN THE FLATHEAD VALLEY, John J. Craighead and Dwight S. Stockstad

    THE USE OF RETRIEVERS IN BANDING FLIGHTLESS YOUNG MALLARDS, J. B. Gollop

    EFFECTS OF TURBIDITY ON FISH AND FISHING, D. Homer Buck

    APPRAISAL OF METHODS OF FISH POPULATION STUDY - PART I - FISH GROWTH RATE STUDIES: TECHNIQUES AND ROLE IN SURVEYS AND MANAGEMENT, Kenneth O. Carlander

    APPRAISAL OF METHODS OF FISH POPULATION STUDY - PART II - CREEL CENSUSES, J. P. Cuerrier

    APPRAISAL OF METHODS OF FISH POPULATION STUDY - PART III - THE MEASUREMENT OF FISH POPULATION SIZE, Gerald P. Cooper and Karl F. Lagler

    APPRAISAL OF METHODS OF FISH POPULATION STUDY - PART IV - DETERMINATION OF BALANCE IN FARM FISH PONDS, H. S. Swingle

    Upland Game Resources

    THE FARMER-SPORTSMAN PROBLEM AND A SOLUTION, Walter E. Howard and William M. Longhurst

    EFFECT OF LEGAL RESTRICTIONS AND HUNTING ON GRAY SQUIRREL POPULATIONS IN WEST VIRGINIA, Hans G. Uhlig

    RUFFED GROUSE POPULATION STUD!$ ON HUNTED AND UNHUNTED AREAS, Walter L. Palmer

    AN ANALYSIS OF TECHNIQUES FOR DETERMINING MALE SQUIRREL REPRODUCTIVE DEVELOPMENT, Roger A. Hoffman and Charles M. Kirkpatrick

    ANALYSIS OF MARTEN EXPLOITATION AS CRITERIA OF MANAGEMENT, Horace F. Quick

    BANDING - A KEY TO DOVE MANAGEMENT, Harold S. Peters

    STATUS OF THE WHITE-WINGED DOVE IN TEXAS, William H. Kiel, Jr. and John T. Harris

    Marine and Coastal Resources

    EARLY LIFE HISTORY OF THE GULF MENHADEN, BREVOORTIA PATRONUS, IN LOUISIANA, Royal D. Suttkus

    ECOLOGICAL CHANGES AFFECTING THE PRODUCTIVITY OF OYSTER GROUNDS, Paul S. Galtsoff

    RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CHEMISTRY AND HYDROGRAPHY OF ESTUARIES, Dayton E. Carritt

    RECENT CLIMATIC FLUCTUATIONS IN MARITIME PROVINCES, Werner A. Baum and James M. Havens

    NEW HABITATS FOR WATERFOWL, Francis M. Uhler

    MAN AS A FACTOR IN THE COASTAL ENVIRONMENT, Charles E. Renn

    THE NUTRIA AS A WILD FUR MAMMAL IN LOUISIANA, Van T. Harris

    Big Game Resources

    FLUCTUATIONS IN A DEER POPULATION IN CALIFORNIA CHAPARRAL, Raymond F. Dasmann

    AERIAL CENSUSING OF THE NELCHINA CARIBOU HERD, Gordon W. Watson and Robert F. Scott

    SUMMER STUDIES OF MOOSE IN ONTARIO, A. de Vos

    BIG GAME DENSITIES AND RANGE CARRYING CAPACITIES IN EAST AFRICA, George A. Petrides

    PATTERNS OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR IN BIG GAME, Margaret Altmann

    POSTCONCEPTION OVULATION IN ELK, George C. Halazon and Helmut K. Buechn.er

    LARGE-SCALE DEAD DEER SURVEYS: METHODS, RESULTS AND MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS, S. C. Whitlock and Lee Eberhardt

    Conservation Education

    OFTEN OVERLOOKED FOUNDATIONS OF CONSERVATION EDUCATION, J. V. K. Wagar and H. W. Steinhoff

    INT-ER-AGENCY COOPERATION-KEY TO CONSERVATION EDUCATION SUCCESS, J. J. Shomon

    EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS OF NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, Seth L Myers

    CONSERVATION EDUCATION ACTIVITIES OF THE YOUTH GROUPS OF OHIO, A. W. Short

    MONTANA'S VENTURE IN WILDLIFE EXTENSION, J. W. Severy and W. L. Pengelly

    A METHOD OF TEACHING WATERFOWL IDENTIFICATION, Douglas E. Wade, Harold M. Steele, and Gordon H. Brown

    A HIGH SCHOOL CONSERVATION ASSEMBLY PROGRAM, David Lee Hanselman

    PULLING TOGETHER FOR CONSERVATION - AN APPRAISAL OF THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM, I. T. Bode

    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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