The books discusses the issues facing wildlife managers and anyone else dealing with interactions between wildlife and humans. By defining the discipline of wildlife damage management, this book fills a void in the fields of wildlife management and ecology. An authoritative coverage and depth of theoretical information, combining descriptive prose, historical details, and liberal use of informative sidebars. The ideal reference for professionals.
Historical information on wildlife and its conservation relative to human welfare, the dependence human society had on wildlife historically, and the dependence society still has on wildlife and wildlife habitats. An useful perspective to evaluate historical experiences, both successes and failures.