Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens (Studies by David A. Haukos,Clint Boal

By David A. Haukos,Clint Boal

Lesser Prairie-Chickens have skilled huge declines when it comes to inhabitants and the level of zone that they occupy. whereas they're an elusive species, making it tough now and then to watch them, present facts shows that they have got been many times reducing in quantity because the airborne dirt and dust Bowl of the Thirties dramatically affected their center diversity. In may perhaps of 2014, the U.S. Fish and natural world provider indexed Lesser Prairie-Chickens as a threatened species, granting them federal defense lower than the Endangered Species Act, which integrated a unique rule spotting major conservation making plans efforts made by way of kingdom and federal natural world firms in the geographical variety of the species. even if the directory was once vacated by means of judicial ruling in September 2015, situation for patience of the species persists. those activities illustrate the doubtful criminal prestige and destiny conservation demanding situations for Lesser Prairie-Chickens.


Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens offers a compendium of information, analytical effects, and synthesis generated between professional flora and fauna biologists, conservation biologists, and ornithologists. It completely studies the lifestyles historical past, genetics, and ecology of the species, and is finally directed towards constructing and setting up acceptable conservation administration ideas. It provides a close research of the problems and hazards relative to conservation in addition to an summary of power conservation instruments. It additionally addresses the demanding situations that traditional source managers proceed to stand of their present conservation efforts.


While facing instant and temporary matters in Lesser Prairie-Chicken conservation, this publication can also be an invaluable place to begin for steering destiny examine, administration, and conservation of the species. It offers a definitive reference for researchers, managers, and coverage makers in addition to people with pursuits in environmental technology, avian biology, video game chook administration, or nice Plains ecology.

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