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Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog

Saving North America"s Western Grasslands

by John Hoogland

  • 339 Want to read
  • 28 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
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8611575M
    ISBN 101559634979
    ISBN 109781559634977


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Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog book 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 Conservation of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog book 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. A Multi-State Conservation Plan For The Black-tailed Prairie Dog, Cynomys ludovicianus, in the United States Addendum to the Black-tailed Prairie Dog Conservation Assessment and Strategy November 3, Edited by: Bob Luce, Interstate Coordinator, Prairie Dog Conservation Team Size: KB.

Inwith the filing of the white-tailed prairie dog petition, the Black-tailed Prairie Dog Conservation Team was expanded to all prairie dogs species, and the States began to work on all the species in. 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 inand 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. Black-tailed prairie dogs occur within the eastern third of Wyoming. A population thought to have been intentionally introduced outside of this range also occurs in the Bighorn Basin.

We encourage the conservation of prairie dog colonies for their value to the prairie. The main causes of mortality for black-tailed prairie dogs are predation, infanticide, and inability to survive the winter (Hoogland b). The Gunnison’s prairie dog is an important member of the sagebrush ecosystem, where it creates and maintains habitat and provides food for other wildlife.

Black-tailed prairie dogs eat about 2 pounds of food per week. Seventy to ninety-five percent of a black-tailed prairie dog’s diet is composed of the grasses of the short grass prairie. They also eat seeds, insects, roots and forbs.

Black-tailed prairie dogs have favorite foods. 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 h comparisons with more than other animal species, he offers new insights into basic theory in behavioral ecology and sociobiology.

Synopsis of Relation Black-tailed Prairie Dogs and Control Programs to Vegetation, Livestock, and Wildlife. Dan W. Uresk. 8 Synopsis of Attributes of Black-tailed Prairie Dog Colonies in North-central Montana, with Management Recommendations for the Conservation of by: Prairie Dogs: A Wildlife Handbook.

Kim Long. Big Earth Publishing, - Nature - pages. 0 Reviews. A combination illustrated field guide, fact book, and folklore collection, Prairie Dogs is the latest addition to the highly-acclaimed Johnson Nature Series.

FWP considers the black-tailed prairie dog one of 15 Montana mammals “in greatest conservation need.” A working group of conservationists, biologists, ranchers, shooters, and other stakeholders meets regularly to discuss prairie dog management and find ways to ensure the species’s long-term survival in.

Conservation of the Black-tailed Prairie Dog. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia. 55) Hoogland, J. Natural history of prairie dogs. Pages in J. Hoogland, editor. Conservation of the Black-tailed Prairie Dog. Island Press, Washington, District of Columbia.

54) Hoogland, J. Social behavior of prairie dogs. The black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes), also known as the American polecat or prairie dog hunter, is a species of mustelid native to central North is listed as endangered by the IUCN, because of its very small and restricted species declined throughout the 20th century, primarily as a result of decreases in prairie dog populations and sylvatic : Mammalia.

The black-tailed prairie dog pdf abundant and widely distributed throughout grassland and shrub/grassland habitats east of the Continental Divide during the s.

The historic range of the white-tailed prairie dog was restricted to shrub/grassland habitats of the valleys located between the Beartooth and Pryor Mountain ranges in south central.Similarly, prairie dogs are known to benefit from the presence of large grazers, like bison and cattle [12,19,23,25,27,37].

For example, black-tailed prairie dog density increased about 2-fold under conservative cattle grazing, on a companion study located adjacent to by: Re: Ebook dog conservation efforts J Page 3 of 10 black-tailed prairie dog petition would ebook the most appropriate determination.

The PDCT will continue range-wide monitoring that will provide an indication of trend over time. Please see Table 1 and Figure 1 for the best available occupied acreage estimates as of December.