This digital collection includes presentations given at the 8th International Wildlife Ranching Symposium held in 2014 for the symposia theme: Enrich and Broaden Communications About Conservation.

Recent Submissions

  • How teaching ethics can be the most persuasive method for preserving our hunting and conservation heritage 

    Author(s):Sabbeth, Michael; Calderazzo, John
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats
    Our Land Ethic and our conservation and hunting traditions cannot defend or advance themselves. Such achievements require rhetorical skill, wisdom, confidence, moral clarity and hard work. Skillful persuasion that appeals ...
  • Training wildlife biologists for work on private lands 

    Author(s):Brown, Mary Bomberger; Smith, Jennifer A.; Powell, Larkin A.; Calderazzo, John
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Conservation and management of wildlife on private lands in the United States is a critical component of the wildlife profession, although university curricula focus on public lands management. Wildlife biologists working ...
  • LandHelp.info II: providing collaborative Web services to the world through a modern interactive format for private and public uses 

    Author(s):Schrupp, Donald L.; Halseide, Peder; Benson, Delwin E.; Calderazzo, John
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    LandHelp (www.LandHelp.info) was developed and used over two decades by professionals and consumers to easily store and retrieve web-based links to manage land, wildlife and people under a common brand name. LandHelp was ...
  • Puppet: communication to promote understanding and conservation, The 

    Author(s):Griego, Jeri; Stratton, David; Calderazzo, John
    Date Issued:2014-09
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats; presentations (communicative events)
    Baba Dioum, an African environmental champion said: "In the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught." How do we teach, help persons to ...