Training wildlife biologists for work on private lands
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 on private lands are faced with a mutable landscape and pressures of alternative land uses that shift with changes in economics, regulatory regimes, and societal or cultural values. Loss of biodiversity can be lessened if wildlife biologists are better prepared to work in this challenging landscape. Colleges and universities are faced with training wildlife biologists to work ...
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