Book 2009

Recovery of Gray Wolves in the Great Lakes Region of the United States

An Endangered Species Success Story


ISBN: 978-0-387-85951-4 (Print) 978-0-387-85952-1 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Early Wolf Research and Conservation in the Great Lakes Region

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-34

    Long-term Research on Wolves in the Superior National Forest

  4. Chapter

    Pages 35-48

    Wolf and Moose Dynamics on Isle Royale

  5. Chapter

    Pages 49-64

    An Overview of the Legal History and Population Status of Wolves in Minnesota

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-85

    Wolf Population Changes in Michigan

  7. Chapter

    Pages 87-105

    History, Population Growth, and Management of Wolves in Wisconsin

  8. Chapter

    Pages 107-117

    An Isolated Wolf Population in Central Wisconsin

  9. Chapter

    Pages 119-138

    Change in Occupied Wolf Habitat in the Northern Great Lakes Region

  10. Chapter

    Pages 139-153

    Growth Rate and Equilibrium Size of a Recolonizing Wolf Population in the Southern Lake Superior Region

  11. Chapter

    Pages 155-173

    Prey of Wolves in the Great Lakes Region

  12. Chapter

    Pages 175-189

    Factors Influencing Homesite Selection by Gray Wolves in Northwestern Wisconsin and East-Central Minnesota

  13. Chapter

    Pages 191-204

    Dispersal of Gray Wolves in the Great Lakes Region

  14. Chapter

    Pages 205-215

    Are Wolf-Mediated Trophic Cascades Boosting Biodiversity in the Great Lakes Region?

  15. Chapter

    Pages 217-232

    Wolves, Roads, and Highway Development

  16. Chapter

    Pages 233-250

    Taxonomy, Morphology, and Genetics of Wolves in the Great Lakes Region

  17. Chapter

    Pages 251-265

    Human Dimensions: Public Opinion Research Concerning Wolves in the Great Lakes States of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

  18. Chapter

    Pages 267-277

    Ma’iingan and the Ojibwe

  19. Chapter

    Pages 279-295

    Wolf–Human Conflicts and Management in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan

  20. Chapter

    Pages 297-309

    Education and Outreach Efforts in Support of Wolf Conservation in the Great Lakes Region

  21. Chapter

    Pages 311-329

    The Role of the Endangered Species Act in Midwest Wolf Recovery

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