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Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog

Saving North America"s Western Grasslands

by John Hoogland

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Island Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of wildlife & habitats,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Life Sciences - Ecology - Ecosystems,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • North America,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Mammals,
  • Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Nature / Wildlife,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Wildlife,
  • Mammals,
  • Black-tailed prairie dog,
  • Conservation,
  • Grassland ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8611576M
    ISBN 101559634987
    ISBN 109781559634984

    Conservation of prairie dogs in areas with plague: Year Published: Language: English: Publisher: Fort Collins Science Center: Description: 12 p. Larger Work Type: Book: Larger Work Subtype: Monograph: Larger Work Title: Conservation of the black-tailed prairie dog: saving North America's western grasslands: First page: Last page Cited by: Plague can wipe out an entire colony of prairie dogs in a matter of several days to a couple of weeks. Because of the close quarters in which prairie dogs live and interact both under- and aboveground, fleas are able to travel, populate, and infect at high rates within colonies. Plague is one of many threats the prairie dog continues to face today.

    The Interstate Black-tailed Prairie Dog Conservation Team was expanded in to include management of the Gunnison’s and white-tailed prairie dogs (Colorado Division of Wildlife ). State wildlife agencies within the range of the Gunnison’s began coordinating management efforts and formed a working group. John L. Hoogland is a Professor of Biology at the University of Maryland's Appalachian Laboratory, and has studied prairie dogs for the last 33 years. He is the author of Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog: Saving North America's Western Grasslands.

    Prairie dogs inhabit short- and mid-grass American prairies. There are five recognized species of prairie dog and all are native to North America. The most common species is the black-tailed prairie dog, which is found primarily in the central United States, from the Canadian border to the Mexican border. “How I . The black-tailed prairie dog population has faced a decline across its range. Prior to reintroduction efforts, the last black-tailed prairie dog was seen in Arizona in , and their range across North America has been reduced to less than two percent of what it used to be years ago. Black-tailed Prairie Dog release video.


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The purpose of Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog is threefold. In Part I, other authors and I summarize the biology and natural history of prairie dogs. In Part I, other authors and I summarize the biology and natural history of prairie : John Hoogland.

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Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog offers specific information to help scientists and managers develop rigorous plans for ensuring the long-term survival of the prairie dog and its cturer: Island Press. Part I of Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog summarizes ecology and social behavior for pivotal issues such as when prairie dogs breed, how far they disperse, how they affect other organisms, and how much they compete with livestock.

Buy Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog () (): Saving North America's Western Grasslands: NHBS - Edited By: John L Hoogland, Island PressPrice Range: £ - £   Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog offers specific information to help scientists and managers develop rigorous plans for ensuring the long-term survival of the prairie dog and its : Island Press.

Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog (Hardcover) Saving North America's Western Grasslands. By John Hoogland (Editor). Island Press,pp. Publication Date: December 5, Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog is a wonderful conservation text for biologists and everyday readers alike; through this volume, a wide range of people can be influenced to change their views on prairie dogs and it can help promote new conservation : Tim A.

Caro. In The Black-Tailed Prairie Dog, John L. Hoogland draws on sixteen years of research at Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota, in the United States to provide this account of prairie dog social behavior. Through comparisons with more than other animal species, he offers new insights into basic theory in behavioral ecology and sociobiology.

Buy Conservation of the Black-tailed Prairie Dog: Saving North America's Western Grasslands by John L. Hoogland (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders. Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog offers specific information to help scientists and managers develop rigorous plans for ensuring the long-term survival of the prairie dog and its habitat.

With contributions from thirty leading biologists who are actively working to save prairie dogs, the book addresses a range of pivotal issues Manufacturer: Island Press. Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) Species Description: Prairie dogs occur only in North America.

They are rodents within the squirrel family and include five species-- the black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus), the white-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys leucurus), the Gunnison prairie dog (Cynomys gunnisoni), the Utah prairie dog (Cynomys parvidens), and the Mexican prairie.

Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog offers specific information to help scientists and managers develop rigorous plans for ensuring the long-term survival of the prairie dog and its habitat. With contributions from thirty leading biologists who are actively working to save prairie dogs, the book addresses a range of pivotal issues.

The currnumber of prairie dogs is believed to be less than 2 percof the number encountered by Lewis and Clark in the early s, and only a fraction of grassland ecosystem remains. Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog offers specific information to help scientists and managers develop rigorous plans for ensuring the long-term survival Brand: Island Press.

Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog offers specific information to help scientists and managers develop rigorous plans for ensuring the long-term survival of the prairie dog and its habitat.

John Hoogland is the author of Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Vergissen is menseli 4/5(7). Black-tailed prairie dogs are small rodents with a height of about 16 inches. Their bodies are mostly tan, except for their lighter-colored belly.

The easiest way to tell the black-tailed prairie dog from other prairie dogs is to look for its namesake black-tipped tail. Black-tailed Prairie Dog Conservation Plan Residents of Highlands Ranch—and most Coloradans—love wildlife and enjoy having opportunities to see nature close at hand.

Highlands Ranch, with its integral system of natural areas and nearby 8,acre Conservation Area, residents are well situated to view wildlife suchFile Size: 1MB. Conservation of the black-tailed prairie dog: saving North America's western grasslands. Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog is a collection of papers written by many authors—including editor John L.

Hoogland, who has devoted most of his prAuthor: Tim A. Caro. NGTR Black-tailed Prairie Dog Conservation Assessment and Strategy Page 2 Conservation Strategy focuses on reducing or eliminating threats limiting black-tailed prairie dog viability, as defined in the conservation assessment, and thus contributes to its conservation when.Preliminary Report: Mapping Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colonies across Montana using the National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) imagery.

Report to the Miles City Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management and the Nongame Program of the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Size: 1MB.The black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) is a rodent of the family Sciuridae found in the Great Plains of North America from about the United States-Canada border to the United States-Mexico border.

Unlike some other prairie dogs, these animals do not truly black-tailed prairie dog can be seen above ground in midwinter. A black-tailed prairie dog town in Texas was Class: Mammalia.