Beaver Protection, Management, and Utilization in Europe and North America

Hardcover | June 30, 1999

EditorPeter E. Busher, Ryszard M. Dzieciolowski

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This volume is a result of a symposium that was part of the Euro-American Mammal Congress. This volume is unique in that it includes reports from both Europe and North America on beaver ecology, management programmes and conservation efforts. The essence of the symposium and this volume is a reconciliation between humans and beavers.

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This volume is a result of a symposium that was part of the Euro-American Mammal Congress. This volume is unique in that it includes reports from both Europe and North America on beaver ecology, management programmes and conservation efforts. The essence of the symposium and this volume is a reconciliation between humans and beave...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:190 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.1 inPublished:June 30, 1999Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306461218

ISBN - 13:9780306461217

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Part I: The Distribution, Population Status and Management of Beavers in Europe. 1. Beaver Management and Utilization in Scandinavia; G. Hartman. 2. Management of the North American Beaver (Castor canadensis) on the South-Savo Game Management District, Finland (1983-1997); S. Härkönen. 3. Reintroduction of the Beaver, Castor fiber, in The Netherlands; V.A.A. Dijkstra. 4. The Beaver in Russia and Adjoining Countries: Recent Trends in Resource Changes and Management Problems; A.P. Saveljev, V.G. Safonov. 5. Beaver Management in the Baltic States; M. Balodis, et al. 6. The Reintroduction of European Beaver, Castor fiber, in Poland: A Success Story; R. Dzieciolowski, J. Gozdziewski. 7. The Austrian Beaver, Castor fiber, Reintroduction Program; J. Sieber. 8. Origin, Present Conditions, and Future Prospects of the Slovakian Beaver Population; K. Pachinger, T. Hulik. 9. Beavers in an Urban Landscape: The Recent Activity of Beavers, Castor fiber, in the Greater Bratislava Area; K. Pachinger, T. Hulik. 10. A Biochemical-Genetic Discrimination Method for the Two Beaver Species, Castor fiber and Castor canadensis, as a Tool for Conservation; J. Sieber, et al. 11. Ecological Restoration by Harnessing the Work of Beavers; Y.A. Gorshkov, et al. 12. Beavers in Britain: Planning Reintroduction; D.W. Macdonald, F.H. Tattersall. 13. Beaver: A New Prey of Wolves in Latvia? Comparison of Winter and Summer Diet on Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758; Ž. Andersone. Part II: North American Beaver Behavior, Population Dynamics, and Management Considerations. 14. Understanding North American Beaver Behavior as an Aid to Management; B.A. Schulte, D. Müller-Schwarze. 15. Foraging Behavior of Beavers (Castor canadensis), Plant Secondary Compounds, and Management Concerns; J.M. Basey. 16. Long-Term Population Dynamics of the North American Beaver, Castor canadensis, on Quabbin Reservation, Massachusetts, and Sagehen Creek, California; P.E. Busher, P.J. Lyons. 17. Behavioral and Ecological Characteristics of a `Climax'' Population of Beaver (Castor canadensis); D. Müller-Schwarze, B.A. Schulte.