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Wildlife Damage Management Fact Sheets (PDF files)

Publications and Videos Available through the DNR Store

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Publications
Wildlife Damage Management Fact Sheet Series (2001) by Paul Curtis and Kristi Sullivan. Six new wildlife fact sheets including: white-tailed deer, tree squirrels, raccoons, bats, woodchucks and snakes. These fact sheets are designed to help homeowners solve their nuisance wildlife dilemmas around homes and gardens.

Managing white-tailed deer in suburban environments: a Technical Guide (2000) by Anthony DeNicola, Kurt VerCauteren, Paul Curtis, and Scott Hygnstrom. Considerable confusion and controversy surround white-tailed deer management in suburban environments. This booklet provides an overview of the complex issues involved and discusses the usefulness of various management options for resolving localized deer-human conflicts. 52 pp.

Managing Nuisance Beavers Along Roadsides (2000) by Paul Jensen, Paul Curtis and D. Hamelin. Beavers cause serious damage to roads across North America, primarily by plugging highway culverts. This publication contains specific information for highway agencies to use to make decisions. Wildlife specialists and others will also find it useful. Economic considerations and management recommendations are covered. 13 pp. 147BEAV $6.30

Managing Canada Geese in Urban Environments (1999): a Technical Guide by Arthur Smith, Scott Craven, and Paul Curtis. In many areas the Canada goose has adapted to suburban landscapes creating nuisance situations and potential health hazards. This manual provides information on the biology of the Canada goose, regulations covering Canada geese, management strategies, and techniques including habitat modification, scaring, repellents, reproductive control, and removal. 42 pp. 147IB243 $11.03

Wildlife Damage Management in Fruit Orchards (1994) Reviews the problems caused by wildlife, discusses methods to protect plants, and highlights promising experimental techniques to control damage. The information applies to deer, voles, woodchucks, rabbits, and birds. An extensive list of annotated references for specific information. 28 pp. 147IB236 $5.85

 

Videos
The Facts about Bats: Exploring Conflicts and Designing Solutions (2002) This video explores relationships between bats and human. It examines bat behavior and their need for warm summer roosts, such as attics, for raising their young, discusses the ways to minimize disease transmission, and offers strategies that incorporate bats' biology and behavior to create conservation-oriented management solutions that reduce conflicts without harming the animals. 29 min. Video VHS Hi-Fi Stereo $27.95

Suburban Goose Management: Searching for Balance (1998) This video explains why geese are attracted to suburban neighborhoods, golf courses, and schools and how they can be discouraged from nesting there. Takes viewers into the heart of this controversial topic while offering a critical look at current management techniques from traditional to new methods. 28 min. Video 147VSGM $27.95

Whitetails at the Crossroads (1996) One of the most admired animals, the white-tailed deer is causing dissention in some areas of the United States and Canada. According to a review in Probe Newsletter, "If you are looking for a video that will explain the issues surrounding deer management this is the video for you. Its non- emotional, straightforward discussion of the facts stand as an excellent example of how one should discuss management issues in the public forum." The narration is highlighted by compelling photography. 30 min. Video 147VWC $27.95