Biology 3424 - Wildlife Management Techniques

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Class Information

Class syllabus (in PDF)

Library exercise


Chemical immobilization practice problems

Answers to chemical immobilization practice problems 

Population estimation and analysis practice problems

Answers for population estimation and analysis practice problems

Packing list for mammal trapping


Links of interest:


Wildlife related job opportunities:

Employment opportunities in wildlife, fisheries and environmental sciences
A great site that contains many job announcements and is well organized

Journal Links:

Manuscript Guidelines for the Journal of Wildlife Management

Waterfowl Identification:

Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage
This is a great site that provides all of the information necessary to identify species, age, and sex of ducks by using only their wings.

Waterfowl Identification in the Central Flyway
This site contains paintings of ducks in various stages of plumage, photos of wings, and descriptions of distinguishing characteristics and is designed to serve as an aid to identification of birds in hand and in flight.

Ducks at a Distance: A Waterfowl Identification Guide
This site is designed to aid in recognition of birds on the wing.  It emphasizes fall and winter plumage patterns and size, shape, and flight characteristics.

The Feather Atlas: Flight Feathers of North American Birds
This website provides high-resolution scans of flight feathers of major groups of North American birds as an aid to species identification. This is an ongoing project that will continually add new species.