This new edition of Wildlife Law by three leading experts has been thoroughly updated to provide straightforward explanations of United States wildlife legal issues that have become more complicated than ever. New chapters tackle twenty-first-century quandaries such as canned hunting, private wildlife reserves and game ranches, the increased prominence of nuisance species, and an expanded discussion of the Endangered Species Act. It is an essential reference for those needing a thorough grounding in basic legal concepts governing wildlife management in the United States.--COVER.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-310) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The basics State ownership and the public interest Capturing and owning Wildlife on private land Inland fisheries The Constitutional framework State game laws and nuisance species Private wildlife operations Tribal rights to wildlife Key federal statutes Wildlife on federal lands Endangered Species Act : species listing and critical habitat Endangered Species Act : protections.