Interface between black-footed ferret research and operational conservation

Journal of Mammalogy
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Questions and problems that emerged during operational conservation of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) have been addressed by a wide variety of studies. Early results from such studies often were communicated orally during meetings of recovery groups and in written form using memoranda, unpublished reports, and theses. Typically, implementation of results preceded their publication in widely distributed journals. Many of these studies eventually were published in journals, and we briefly summarize the contents of 8 volumes and special features of journals that have been dedicated to the biology of ferrets and issues in ferret recovery. This year marks the 30th anniversary of rediscovery of the black-footed ferret, and the 7 papers of the following Special Feature summarize data collected over nearly that span of time.
Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Interface between black-footed ferret research and operational conservation
Series title Journal of Mammalogy
DOI 10.1644/11-MAMM-S-086.1
Volume 92
Issue 4
Year Published 2011
Language English
Publisher The American Society of Mammalogists
Publisher location Lawrence, KS
Contributing office(s) Fort Collins Science Center
Description 6 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Journal of Mammalogy
First page 699
Last page 704
Country United States
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