Steve Knick,John W. Connelly's Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape PDF

By Steve Knick,John W. Connelly

ISBN-10: 0520267117

ISBN-13: 9780520267114

famous for its complicated breeding monitors and valuable as a online game chook, the better Sage-Grouse is a charismatic image of the large open areas in western North the USA. regrettably those birds have declined throughout a lot in their range—which stretches throughout eleven western states and reaches into Canada—mostly as a result of lack of severe sagebrush habitat. this day the higher Sage-Grouse is on the heart of a posh conservation problem. This multifaceted quantity, a major starting place for constructing conservation innovations and activities, offers a finished synthesis of clinical details at the biology and ecology of the higher Sage-Grouse. Bringing jointly the event of thirty-eight researchers, it describes the bird’s inhabitants developments, its sagebrush habitat, and power obstacles to conservation, together with the consequences of rangeland fireplace, weather swap, invasive crops, illness, and land makes use of equivalent to strength improvement, grazing, and agriculture.

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