North American Wildlife Policy And Law by Bruce D. LeopoldNorth American Wildlife Policy And Law by Bruce D. Leopold

North American Wildlife Policy And Law

EditorBruce D. Leopold, Winifred B. Kessler, James L. Cummins

Hardcover | August 7, 2018

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Students, university faculty, and wildlife professionals now have an indispensable book that provides a full and accurate account of natural resource policy and law as it relates to wildlife in North America and beyond. The comprehensive text begins with an in-depth examination of wildlife policy and law, creating a foundation for the subsequent detailed material. This introductory section covers the need and history of wildlife policy and law, wildlife and gun ownership, history of wildlife law and law enforcement, jurisdictional issues among federal, state, provincial, and indigenous peoples as they relate to natural resource management, processes by which policy and laws are formed at various levels of government, statutory law and agency rule-making, relationships of indigenous peoples to natural resources, and usage of natural resources for subsistence. With this foundation set, readers are greeted with informative sections covering: • The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Public Trust Doctrine,• Federal and Canadian jurisdiction, with detailed discussions on dozens of acts including their impacts and challenges, ranging from the Lacey Act to the Wilderness Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Air Act, and others,• The how and why behind federal, state and provincial agencies, and conservation organizations,• An overview of international wildlife conservation and how it contrasts with North American policy,• The policy job in conservation and what processes are involved when developing and implementing policy and law, and • The various roles of the citizenry and wildlife professionals in policy making. The book concludes with an informative discussion of the politics of managing wildlife and natural resources, including roles of political parties, elected officials, government agencies, the courts, non-profit organizations, the public and the media. Contributors include professors from prominent wildlife programs across the country and throughout the world, biologists holding top-level jobs in government agencies, and current natural resource professionals on the ground in Washington, D.C.
Bruce D. Leopold recently retired from Mississippi State University as head of the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture (Sharp Distinguished Professor) and Fellow and past president of The Wildlife Society. He resides in Starkville, MS. Winifred B. Kessler is a certified wildlife biologist, fellow, and past president of T...
Title:North American Wildlife Policy And LawFormat:HardcoverDimensions:648 pages, 10.24 × 8.47 × 1.65 inPublished:August 7, 2018Publisher:Boone and Crockett ClubLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contents Contents ix Illustrations xii Foreword xv Preface xvii Bruce D. Leopold, Winifred B. Kessler, and James L. Cummins Introduction xxi Winifred B. Kessler, Bruce D. Leopold, and James L. Cummins SECTION I: Foundations of Wildlife Policy and Law 1. The Need for Wildlife Conservation and Policy 5 Robert D. Brown 2. History of Wildlife Policy and Law through Colonial Times 19 Bruce D. Leopold 3. Wildlife Ownership 27 Bruce D. Leopold 4. Gun Ownership 31 Warren Eastland 5. Jurisdiction of Federal and State Governments in the Development and Enforcement of Wildlife Law 39 Nick Wiley 6. Development of Federal, State, and Provincial Laws 53 Bruce D. Leopold, James L. Cummins, and Winifred B. Kessler 7. The United States Constitution and Wildlife Policy 65 David Anderson 8. The Canadian Constitution and Wildlife Policy 71 Winifred B. Kessler 9. Statutory Law and Agency Rulemaking 79 Mark Rey 10. Enforcement of Laws and Policies 89 Gabriel Paz and James R. Heffelfinger 11. Relationships of Indigenous Peoples to Natural Resources 103 Serra J. Hoagland and Chase Voirin 12. Use of Natural Resources for Subsistence in Alaska: Concepts, Policy, and Laws 115 Steven J. Kessler SECTION II: The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation 13. The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and the Public Trust Doctrine 125 John F. Organ SECTION III: Federal Jurisdiction in the United States 14. Market Hunting and the Lacey and Black Bass Acts 139 Steven Williams and Jonathan Gassett 15. Migratory Wildlife 149 W. Alan Wentz 16. Federal Aid in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation 163 John F. Organ 17. Land Reservation and Protection: Federal Lands 177 Winifred B. Kessler and Bruce D. Leopold 18. Wildlife Protection Legislation 193 William Porter, Russ Mason, and Kathryn Frens 19. Laws and Policies for Environmental Protection 209 Andrew Smith 20. Private Lands Conservation Programs 231 James L. Cummins 21. Presidential Executive Orders 247 Mitch Butler 22. The Judicial System and Wildlife 251 Carol Bambery-Frampton 23. Federal Legislative Processes for Funding Wildlife Conservation 263 Greg E. Knadle and Christopher Topik SECTION IV: Jurisdiction in Canada 24. Role of the Federal Government 279 Gary Goodwin 25. Role of Provincial and Territorial Governments 289 Gary Goodwin 26. Role of Nongovernmental Organizations in Policy Development 301 Gary Goodwin 27. Muskrat Helped Make the World: Priority Rights of Aboriginal Peoples to Wildlife in Canada 311 Bruce R. Muir and Annie L. Booth SECTION V: Jurisdiction in Mexico 28. Wildlife Policy and Laws in Mexico 343 Julio C. Gallardo SECTION VI: State, Provincial, and Conservation Organizations 29. Formation of Federal, State, and Provincial Agencies and Conservation Organizations 359 Ronald J. Regan 30. State Wildlife Policy in a National Environment 369 Perry S. Barboza and Daniel Tihanyi 31. Policy and Laws Relating to Tribal Wildlife Management 391 Jack Blackwell 32. Role of the Nonprofit Sector in Policymaking 401 James L. Cummins SECTION VII: International Conservation 33. Wildlife Policy and Law in Europe 425 Arie Trouwborst and Klaus Hackländer 34. Wildlife Policy and Laws in East Asia 445 Arthur Müller and Koichi Kaji (editors) Misook Kim (Republic of Korea); Leonid M. Baskin (Russian Far East); Kurtis Jai-Chyi Pei and Richard Taber (deceased) (Republic of China); Koichi Kaji and Arthur Müller (Japan) 35. Wildlife Policy and Laws in Africa 481 Gerhard Damm 36. Wildlife Policy and Law in the Caribbean 503 Howard P. Nelson 37. Wildlife Policy and Law in South America 519 Francisco J. Vilella 38. International Trade in Wildlife 535 David P. Rippeto SECTION VIII: The Policy Job In Conservation 39. The Policy Job in Conservation 553 Gary J. Taylor, Margaret Everson, Louie Perry, and Jeremy Witte SECTION IX: Policy and Law and the Public 40. The Role of the Public in Policy and Policymaking 569 Lyle Laverty 41. The Wildlife Professional's Involvement in Policy and Policymaking 579 Thomas M. Franklin 42. The Politics of Wildlife and Natural Resources 587 James L. Cummins Acknowledgments 600 Contributors 601 Appendix 609 Index 617