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Americans" attitudes toward wolves and wolf reintroduction

Americans" attitudes toward wolves and wolf reintroduction

an annotated bibliography

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Fort Collins, CO] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wolves -- United States -- Public opinion -- Bibliography,
  • Wolves -- Reintroduction -- United States -- Public opinion -- Bibliography,
  • Public opinion -- Bibliography,
  • Americans -- Attitudes -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Christine Browne-Nuñez, Jonathan G. Taylor
    GenreBibliography
    SeriesInformation technology report -- USGS/BRD/ITR--2002-0002, Information and technology report -- 2002-0002
    ContributionsTaylor, Jonathan G, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13632501M
    OCLC/WorldCa53179543

    Wilderness: Wolves are the symbol of the wilderness Ecologist: A cascade of effects, how wolves change everything else. Ranching: Wolves kill their livestock Economic: restoration is costly, but wolf tourism is highly profitable Hunting: Decreased deer and elk, but higher quality Most objective: the mountain. All life deserves a chance to flourish.   For wolf advocates like Hiroshi Asakura, the biggest challenge is not finding wolves to translocate, but changing the mindset of the Japanese public. The Japan Wolf Association says that support for wolf reintroduction grew from percent in to nearly 45 percent in   "It is a well-documented fact that those people most distant from the realities of wolves and other species have developed highly protective attitudes toward them in a well-meaning attempt to. General information about wolf conservation with lists of wolf links, books, videos, and other resources. A newsgroup for the discussion of wolves and wolf-mix dogs.


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Get this from a library. Americans' attitudes toward wolves and wolf reintroduction: an annotated bibliography. [Christine Browne-Nuñez; Jonathan G Taylor; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Although public attitudes toward wolves have been negative and hostile in many areas of the US until the beginning of s, attitudes toward.

Americans' attitudes toward wolves and wolf reintroduction: An annotated bibliography During the period50 reports were published in peer-reviewed journals and in theses and dissertations concerning public altitudes and preferences toward wolves and their reinstatement into previously occupied habitat in the continental U.S.

Americans' Attitudes Toward Wolves and Wolf Reintroduction: An Annoated Bibliography During the period50 reports were published in peer-reviewed journals and in theses and dissertations concerning public altitudes and preferences toward wolves and their reinstatement into previously occupied habitat in the continental by: 5.

WOLF NATION is the natural history companion book to the bestselling photo-essay book WOLF HAVEN. From the Inside Flap WOLF NATION 's science, history, and gripping narrative bring to life the centuries-long battle to save america's keystone species/5(32).

ATTITUDES TOWARD WOLVES A quantitative summary of attitudes toward wolves and their reintroduction () Christopher K. Williams, Goran Ericsson, and Thomas A.

Heberlein Abstract This paper reports an analysis of support for wolves (Canis spp.) reported in 38 quantita-tive surveys conducted between and American Wolf is all about the plight of wolves reintroduced to Yellowstone and surrounding states in the s, and how local ranchers and elk hunters have fought against the growing population of packs by both illegal hunting and political pressure to remove wolves from the endangered species list in order to allow them to be legally hunted/5.

Feasibility of wolf reintroduction to Nova Scotia: public opinions on wolves and their management in light of the ecological potential for wolf recovery May DOI: /pnsis.v48i Inthe Endangered Species Act was passed, and the gray wolf was one of the first species listed as endangered, mandating protection and recovery planning.

The long path to recovery in the United States for the wolf had begun. But it was a slow one. It took decades for Americans to come around on wolf reintroduction.

Wolves have been feared, hated, and persecuted for hundreds of years in North America. Before the arrival of Europeans, Native Americans incorporated wolves into their legends and rituals, portraying them as ferocious warriors in some traditions and thieving spirits in.

In addition, wolves can kill dogs (Mech), further exacerbating negative attitudes toward wolves. In areas where guard dogs are not used, typical methods for reducing depredation on livestock include culling (table 1 ; Cluff and MurrayBangs et al.

) and employment of barriers or electric fences to exclude wolves Cited by: Changing public attitudes toward wolves could also stem from a broader shift in public values regarding wildlife. As indicated by Bright and Manfredo (), public sentiment regarding wolf-related issues are rooted in more fundamental value-laden by:   The attitudes of previous respondents were resampled in Changes in individual responses to statements about emotions, behavioural intentions, beliefs, and attitudes toward wolves and wolf management between and were assessed using a nine-item scaled variable called ‘tolerance’.

(d) Assessing Americans attitudes toward wolves and wolf reintroduction book and urban attitudes to wolf reintroductions. Attitudes to reintroductions of wolves and other extirpated components of the British fauna varied between rural and urban samples.

Urban respondents had a mean attitude score of + on a scale of −18 to +18, while rural respondents had a significantly lower score of + (figure 3). The lower Cited by: Attitudinal surveys of the public toward wolves range in scope from national to regional to park vis-itors (e.g., McNaughtBathPate et al.

Most of the general public is favorable toward wolves and wolf recovery, while farmers and ranchers hold the most negative attitudes (KellertNelson and FransonBath and. The renewed presence of wolves in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has also facilitated elk hunting, as the wolves maintain a healthy elk population.

In the Yellowstone area, Williams et al. () found that hunters had a more positive attitude toward wolf reintroduction than the general population. One of the classic studies (Bath and Buchanan, ) on public attitudes toward wolf reintroduction found diversity among stakeholders in Wyoming (U.S.A.); stock growers were more opposed than the conservation association, Defenders of Wildlife.

When the grey wolf was reintroduced into the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem inthere was only one beaver colony in the park, said Doug Smith, a wildlife biologist in charge of the Yellowstone Wolf Project. Today, the park is home to nine beaver colonies, with the promise of more to come, as the reintroduction of wolves continues to astonish biologists Author: Brodie Farquhar.

Promise of the Wolves (Wolf Chronicles, #1) by. Dorothy Hearst American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by. Nate Blakeslee. "deleted user wrote: "I have a question. Why does everyone say that Call of The Wild is a wolf book when it really is a dog one.

There are only wolves at the very, very end." I agree. that. Title /tardir/tiffs/atiff Created Date: Cited by: 5.

—Rick Bass, New York Times Book Review “[American Wolf] is a startlingly intimate portrait of the intricate, loving, human-like interrelationships that govern wolves in the wild, as observed in real time by a cadre of dedicated wolf-watchers—in the end, a /5().

In Aprilthe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) removed the northern Rocky Mountain population of gray wolves (Canis lupus) from all protections under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Following the ESA's mandate to base listing determinations “solely on the best scientific and commercial data available,” FWS conducted an extensive analysis of regional threats to by: 4. Wolf Recovery in Yellowstone: Park Visitor Attitudes, Expenditures, and Economic Impacts John W.

Duffield, Chris J. Neher, and David A. Patterson Introduction INTHE U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE BEGAN REINTRODUCING WOLVES to the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem and to the Central Idaho area in an attempt to restore the.

The wolf now has a legion of new supporters who regard it as a charismatic creature of the newly valued wild and wilderness. Marvin investigates the latest scientific understanding of the wolf, as well as its place in literature, history, and folklore, offering insights into our changing attitudes towards wolves.

Part 1 of the Idaho Rangeland Resources Commission series about Rocky Mountain wolves in Idaho explores how American attitudes toward wolves and predators evolved over time. A poll commissioned on behalf of Edward’s campaign showed that two-thirds of likely voters said they were in favor of the wolf reintroduction, with only 15% opposed.

LAMAR VALLEY, Wyo. – Seeing wolves for the first time left Jimmy Jones awestruck. Wolves were mythic, larger-than-life creatures to the year. “AMERICAN WOLF – A true story of survival and obsession in the West” Book Review by Tony Povilitis. Nate Blakeslee’s book provides a penetrating view of wolves and people who love, hate, and manage them.

It’s priority reading if you’re interested in wolves, particularly those of Yellowstone National Park. "Americans' Attitudes Toward Wolves and Wolf Reintroduction: An Annotated Bibliography." Americans' Attitudes Toward Wolves and Wolf Reintroduction: An Annotated Bibliography.

U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Apr. Latest “shocker” from anti-wolf is no shock at all-The anti-wolf folks are always coming up with new charges, which generally just show they haven’t been paying attention. The latest is that there were wolves in Montana prior to the reintroduction in Idaho and Yellowstone!!!.

This is true, but it is not some hidden conspiracy. The fact Author: Ralph Maughan. Thus, while experience was the greatest predictor of attitudes towards grizzly bears, attitudes towards wolves were most correlated with the belief that LGDs offset the need for lethal management Author: Daniel Kinka, Julie K.

Young, Julie K. Young. Subsequently, public attitudes toward predators gradually changed, and in wolves received legal protection with the passage of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

With federal protection, wolves began to recolonize northwest Montana, and in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) began a controversial wolf reintroduction program in Cited by: 9.

The U.S. government commissioned wolf hunters to remove wolves from public lands in the West. As part of this program, wolf extirpation began in Yellowstone National Park. The last Yellowstone wolves were killed by commissioned government agents. After wolves were killed off in Yellowstone, the elk population exploded.

Lessons from wolves: stakeholder perspectives and experiences with northern rocky wolf reintroduction Jami L. (Jami Lynn) Wright Western Washington University in!Sweden!to!find!that!people’s!attitudes!towards!wolves!are!more!negative!the!closer.

Looking for good non-fiction book on the life of a wolf. Archived. Looking for good non-fiction book on the life of a wolf. Question. Everything I can find through Google with the terms I try is This all makes me wish we had the same attitude toward wolves.

Native Americans had/have a strong relationship with nature and animals because. An overview of the program to restore the Mexican gray wolf to the American Southwest.

[Williams, C.K., G. Ericsson, and T.A. Heberlein. A quantitative summary of attitudes toward wolves and their reintroduction (–).

Wildlife Society Bulletin 30(2)] Another study of public opinion about wolf re-introduction. However, Native American cultures were some of the few that revered wolves. From the "big bad wolf" myth to Aesop's fables, wolves in Indo-European and many Asian cultures were perceived mostly as negative.

Fenrir, the giant wolf and son of Loki, was said to wreak havoc and death. In Zoroastrian texts, the wolf was created by the evil spirit. The article “Americans’ Attitude Toward Wolves and Wolf Reintroduction: An Annotated Bibliography,” by Christine Browne-Nunez and Jonathan G.

Taylor, summarizes studies completed from to assessing the public’s attitudes towards wolves and wolf. Wolf reintroduction involves the reestablishment of a portion of gray wolves in areas where native wolves have been oduction is only considered where large tracts of suitable wilderness still exist and where certain prey species are abundant enough to support a predetermined wolf population.

Historical attitudes towards wolves were shaped by inaccurate information regarding wolf predation prior to eradication. Wolf reintroduction represents conflicting ideas regarding the future of the landscape and what role humans play in shaping that future Rhetoric: Anti wolf: focuses on negative perceptions of wolf; uses.

“Wolves are under siege in Idaho but the reality hasn’t really gotten the attention that it deserves from wildlife-loving Americans,” says Suzanne Asha Stone with Defenders of Wildlife. Few conservationists have the perspective Stone does. She was there during the winters of and when wolves were reintroduced.

The Yellowstone wolf reintroduction program cost $, its first year. Hammill never did lay eyes on Big Foot, and he doesn’t know what happened to him. The last time Hammill saw Big Foot’s Author: Lissa Edwards.By the s, cultural and scientific understanding of ecosystems was changing attitudes toward the wolf and other large predators.

In part, this included the emergence of Robert Paine's concept of the keystone the early s, Douglas Pimlott, a noted Canadian wildlife biologist was calling for the restorations of wolves in the northern rockies.