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  Wildlife - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wildlife is a very general term for life in ecosystems.
Humans have historically tended to separate civilization from wildlife in a number of ways; besides the obvious difference in vocabulary, there are differing expectations in the legal, social, and moral sense.
In the United States, the religious use of eagle and hawk feathers are governed by the eagle feather law (50 CFR 22), a federal law limiting the possession of eagle feathers to certified and enrolled members of federally recognized Native American tribes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wildlife   (725 words)

 NYSDEC Bureau of Bureau of Wildlife   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wildlife Diversity Program Conservation and management of wildlife species which are not hunted or trapped.
The Bureau of Wildlife is involved in the restoration, recovery and range expansion of many species such as the river otter, fl tern, karner blue butterfly and bog turtle, to enhance and stabilize populations for the enjoyment of future New Yorkers.
Wildlife biologists and technicians also provide input into management plans for an additional 3 million plus acres of public land in New York which are managed by other Divisions and Agencies.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dfwmr/wildlife/index.html   (727 words)

 Best Wildlife and Animals websites!
Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities.
The Wildlife Society is an international non-profit scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship.
Believing that wildlife is essential to a healthy environment for human beings, they work with people from government, industry, landowners, communities and families to make sure nature gets a chance among all the pressures of the modern world.
www.care2.com /channels/ecoinfo/wildlife   (1505 words)

 Wildlife Control at Home - The National Association of Certified Home Inspectors
Wildlife damage problems can occur throughout the year, but the fall and winter months are times when food supplies and cover may become more limited for many wildlife species, causing them to find your home or landscape an attractive place to call home.
A successful wildlife damage program often makes use of a combination of control options and usually begins with an accurate assessment of the damage and identification of the desired outcome.
Wildlife damage management is the opposite of managing property to attract wildlife.
www.nachi.org /wildlife.htm   (2093 words)

 WDFW -- Wildlife Viewing in Washington
Watchable wildlife includes a wide array of state animals, some as common as a familiar bird at a backyard feeder, some briefly passing through on seasonal migrations, some rarely-seen species that provide the dedicated viewer with a reward for hours of patient waiting.
Wildlife viewing is a pastime that can be enjoyed in any season, in any corner of the state, by any age group.
Wildlife watchers need to come equipped only with a sense of appreciation for the state's living resources and the knowledge of where to look for them.
wdfw.wa.gov /viewing/wildview.htm   (240 words)

 The Environment Directory - Wildlife
Defenders of Wildlife - Defenders of Wildlife is dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities.
NESC Wildlife Center - The NESCWC is a Rehabilitation and Release Center for native and exotic wildlife.
New Mexico Wildlife Association - The primary goal of the NMWA is the creation of Wildlife West, a nature park featuring native New Mexico animals and plants, and using this park for educational purposes.
www.webdirectory.com /Wildlife   (460 words)

 NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Wildlife in New Jersey
There are more than 400 species of vertebrate wildlife which can be found within the state, due in large part to the state's geographic position within North America, as well as 134 freshwater fish and 336 marine finfish.
The Division of Fish and Wildlife is responsible for all wildlife in New Jersey, Management of both game and nongame species includes the common goals of protecting and managing habitats and wildife populations and maintaining wildlife diversity.
Wildlife management in the state is not without challenges, but even with the threat of habitat loss confronting many species, proper management has allowed our wildlife to thrive.
www.state.nj.us /dep/fgw/wildlife.htm   (295 words)

 Wildlife Hebrides - wildlife in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
Wildlife Hebrides - wildlife in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland.
Wildlife Hebrides is the first website dedicated to wildlife in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, and one of the ten fascinating VisitHebrides.com websites!
Opportunities to explore the sea are plenty, ranging from chartering a yacht for a wildlife cruise to peaceful wildlife watching from a kayak or the shore.
www.wildlifehebrides.com   (318 words)

 Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program - N.H. Fish and Game
The Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program, established in 1988, is the steward for the state's nongame wildlife -- species not hunted, fished or trapped.
Through wildlife monitoring, wildlife management, and outreach and education, the Nongame Program works to protect over 400 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, as well as thousands of insects and other invertebrates.
Downtown Manchester, the 18 miles of the New Hampshire coast, the White Mountain National Forest and your backyard are all important habitats for nongame wildlife.
www.wildlife.state.nh.us /Wildlife/nongame_and_endangered_wildlife.htm   (1125 words)

 Kenya Wildlife Service - KWS
The vegetation varies from the dense tropical forests, to mangrove forests along the coast, to the shruberry of the arid desert lands, to the thick mountainous forests and alpine vegetation along the slopes of the snow-capped Mount Kenya.
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is charged with the protection and conservation of the country's biodiversity as presented by its fauna and flora.
To sustainably conserve and manage Kenya's wildlife and its' habitat in collaboration with stakeholders for posterity.
www.kws.org   (298 words)

 Wildlife Forever
The mission of Wildlife Forever is to conserve America's wildlife heritage through conservation education, preservation of habitat and management of fish and wildlife.
Wildlife Forever's Outdoors Advisory Panel is an easy way to help direct conservation efforts by letting Wildlife Forever know what issues are your greatest concern.
Wildlife Forever's quarterly newsletter, Cry of the Wild, provides our members and donors with a detailed look at the many in-the-ground, grass roots conservation projects completed with their help.
www.wildlifeforever.org   (339 words)

 Undergraduate Studies in Wildlife Management
Individuals trained in wildlife ecology and management are needed to manage traditional game species, to work with nongame and endangered species, and to understand the social and political aspects of the wildlife resource.
It is generally possible for majors to gain pertinent wildlife experience in a variety of areas including work with captive wildlife, as well as radiotelemetry, habitat assessment, and other field studies.
Upon graduation, majors are certifiable as associate wildlife biologists by The Wildlife Society.
www.unh.edu /natural-resources/ug-wild.html   (700 words)

 Wildlife and Habitat - The Green Gate from NRDC
And while some important successes remind us that progress is possible through concerted effort, the measures of wildlife and habitat conditions that NRDC researchers looked at reveal that, overall, local fish and wildlife are suffering badly.
More than 100 species of animals and plants that can be found in the Bay Area are on the federal list of endangered and threatened species.
Nearly 22,000 acres of wetlands were restored and enhanced between 1993 and 1999, but the fact remains that nearly all the Bay-Delta's original tidal wetlands have been lost.
www.nrdc.org /greengate/wildlife/default.asp   (224 words)

 The Wildlife Trusts
There are 47 local Wildlife Trusts across the whole of the UK, the Isle of Man and Alderney.
Cheshire Wildlife Trust is hoping to sprinkle some festive joy amongst the region’s feathered friends by cooking up a special seasonal treat for birds this Christmas.
The Wildlife Trusts and BTCV have joined forces to work in partnership with the BBC to develop the Communities campaign for Breathing Places.
www.wildlifetrusts.org   (595 words)

 Province of Manitoba | Wildlife and Ecosystem Protection Branch
To avoid collisions, drive with caution, reduce your speed, and be on alert for wildlife that may be feeding beside, or attempting to cross, the road, especially at night.
Notwithstanding this, it is important for all hunters to familiarize themselves with changes in bag limits, seasons and general regulations.
To further protect Manitoba's habitat and native wildlife from disease and the risk of genetic contamination with exotic species, Manitoba Conservation has introduced amendments to the Exotic Wildlife Regulation.
www.gov.mb.ca /natres/wildlife/index.html   (197 words)

 Wildlife Safari - Winston Oregon - Dedicated to animal preservation since 1972
Wildlife Safari is a fun-filled family destination where you can view animals in their natural habitat, roaming freely as they do in the wild.
We are also a world renowned medical and research facility and a nationally recognized educational facility for veterinary and biological sciences.
These key points make Wildlife Safari a favorite stop for those traveling along the I-5 corridor through southern Oregon, and a worthwhile destination for those who haven't even considered our area in their travel plans.
www.wildlifesafari.org   (164 words)

 Wildlife in Montana
In Glacier, you may see elk, moose and deer foraging or mountain goats and bighorn sheep pawing for lichens and grasses or from a safe distance you may view a fl or grizzly bear in their natural setting.
Visitors seeking a view of wildlife in their natural habitat will be rewarded at Montana's Wildlife Refuges.
At a refuge, visitors have the opportunity to view Montana's fish, wildlife, and plants in their natural environment, providing the opportunity for camping, outdoor activites and photography.
wildlife.visitmt.com   (229 words)

 NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - New Jersey's Wildlife Management Areas
These multiple-use public lands are Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), administered by the Division of Fish and Wildlife.
Managed by the Division's Bureau of Land Management for fish and wildlife habitat, a variety of wildlife-associated recreation is available on most areas.
Mountain biking is allowed on existing trails and secondary roads on wildlife management areas from March 1 to April 15 and June 1 to September 15, as well as on Sundays throughout the year.
www.state.nj.us /dep/fgw/wmarticl.htm   (807 words)

 Wildlife Images - Home
This is one reason why Wildlife Images has embarked on a new conservation program, to breed rare and endangered species.
Our mission at Wildlife Images has always been to rehabilitate injured and orphaned wildlife, while providing unique educational opportunities that offer people a connection to the natural world.
Wildlife Images is planning a new wing to the facility.
www.wildlifeimages.org   (557 words)

 Saving Wildlife Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild lands through careful science, international conservation, education, and the management of the world’s largest system of urban wildlife parks.
These activities change attitudes toward nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in sustainable interaction on both a local and a global scale.
WCS is a proud recipient of a “Service to Life” leadership award from the scientific research and advisory firm Bio-era, for its role in fighting the global threat posed by avian influenza.
www.wcs.org   (202 words)

 Wildlife Orphanage, Inc. - News and Events
Traditionally in our culture, wildlife problems and human complaints are often handled by targeting the symptoms rather than the problems.
People are confronted with many wildlife species as they enjoy the great outdoors or build their homes in the country.
Educating yourself concerning the natural behavior and characteristics of wildlife helps to decipher if a particular animal behavior is cause for concern.
www.wildlife-orphanage.org /resolutions.html   (1404 words)

 Amazon.com: Wildlife: Books: Mitsuaki Iwago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the African section, Iwago definitely puts the "wild" in "wildlife": in one brutal series, a family of cheetahs brings down their prey, casually killing with the ease of practiced predators and then licking blood from their chops.
Wildlife offers brief, intimate glances at the daily lives of hundreds of species, from the lens of a man who seems to understand what it is to be an animal.
Good wildlife photography seems to be found for a dime a dozen these days, but among wildlife photographers, Iwago stands out like the trees above his much photographed Serengeti Plains.
www.amazon.com /Wildlife-Mitsuaki-Iwago/dp/0811822036   (1731 words)

Learning more about wildlife and their habitat assists viewers in their appreciation and enjoyment of seeing the animals afield.
Starts out be getting to know some of the basics of wildlife management, how to inventory and monitor wildlife, which species are found throughout Wisconsin, etc. These publications are available in an on-line format at: http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/wildlife/publ/wildland.htm or can be ordered by using the Wildlife Management Publications Order Form.
Explains why and how wildlife needs to be managed, the importance of habitat, accomplishments of modern wildlife management, and what a concerned citizen can do to help.
www.cals.wisc.edu /students/ffa/wildlife/Wildlife.htm   (2769 words)

 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eagle owls are protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which protects certain species of fish, wildlife, and plants against over exploitation by regulating trade in the species.
Rising sea levels and erosion are causing the islands of Chesapeake Bay to rapidly slip from sight.
In addition to their value to wildlife, the islands and surrounding tidal wetlands buffer the developed shoreline of Maryland’s Eastern Shore from storms and ocean waves.
www.fws.gov   (779 words)

 Where the Wildlife Meet the Road, May/June 2005 Public Roads
In Europe, where the roads of western civilization have fragmented wildlife habitat for centuries, transportation and environmental agencies, research institutions, and nonprofit organizations have been working for years to minimize the impacts of highway infrastructure on wildlife.
One of the scan team members, Trisha White of Defenders of Wildlife, credits her experience on the trip with providing valuable perspective on her current position as director of the organization's Habitat and Highways Campaign (www.defenders.org/habitat/highways).
With financial support from FHWA, Hagood is conducting research for her Ph.D. dissertation on the impact of roads on the population genetics of the Eastern box turtle, a species that is especially sensitive to habitat fragmentation.
www.tfhrc.gov /pubrds/05may/01.htm   (3606 words)

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