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Assessing and evaluating the Forest Stewardship Program :promoting and conducting sound wildlife management
(Virginia Tech, 1995-10-05)
A questionnaire was sent to all U.S. state and territorial Forest Stewardship Program (FSP) Coordinators in 1993 (response rate 90.2%). Despite differences in FSP design and implementation among states, the percentage of ...
Estimating Black Bear Population Size, Growth Rate, and Minimum Viable Population Using Bait Station Surveys and Mark-Recapture Methods
(Virginia Tech, 2003-09-26)
We initiated bait station surveys for black bears in southwestern Virginia in 1999. Bait station surveys are intended to be used as an index to follow bear population trend over time. We compared the bait station visitation ...
Developing an index of biotic integrity (IBI) for warmwater wadeable streams in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1996)
Wetland hydrology and soils as components of Virginia bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) habitat
(Virginia Tech, 2010-09-27)
Reptile populations are in decline worldwide, with turtle species showing some of the largest drops in population. The bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) is considered one of the rarest North American turtle species, and ...
Knowledge, attitudes, and opinions about human-wildlife conflicts held by community leaders in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2008-07-25)
Using a mail survey, I questioned 490 representatives of local government (i.e., elected officials, administrative officials, animal control officers, and county Cooperative Extension agents) about their understanding of ...
Market segmentation, motivations, attitudes, and preferences of Virginia resident freshwater anglers
(Virginia Tech, 2001-06-13)
For many years, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) has managed freshwater fisheries without fully understanding their stakeholders. To increase its knowledge and improve management, the VDGIF ...
Deer Damage in Virginia: Implications for Management
(Virginia Tech, 1998-05-15)
A questionnaire was sent to 1,506 randomly selected agricultural producers and homeowners in Virginia during 1996 to determine perceptions about deer damage and management during 1995 (response rate 52%). Overall, 58% ...
Den Tree Avaliability and Denning Success of Black Bears on Industrial Forest Lands and National Forest Lands in Virginia and West Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2002-06-05)
During 1999-2001, potential den trees and denning success of black bears was investigated on industrial forest lands and national forest lands in Virginia and West Virginia. One hundred and fifty seven potential den trees ...
Landscape Level Evaluation of Northern Bobwhite Habitats in Eastern Virginia Using Landsat TM Imagery
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-04)
<P>Northern bobwhite (<I>Colinus virginianus</I>) are important game birds associated with early successional habitats across the southeastern United States. In the past 30+ years there has been an almost universal decline ...
Aspects of Reproduction and Cub Survival in a Hunted Population of Virginia Black Bears
(Virginia Tech, 2000-06-09)
We measured black bear (Ursus americanus) reproduction and cub survival during 1994 - 1998, and 1995 - 1999, respectively, in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests in Virginia to determine age-specific and ...