A Passion for Wildlife: The History of the Canadian Wildlife Service

A Passion for Wildlife: The History of the Canadian Wildlife Service

By: J.Alexander Burnett (author)Paperback

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A Passion for Wildlife chronicles the history of the Canadian Wildlife Service and the evolution of Canadian wildlife policy over its first half century. It presents the exploits and accomplishments of a group of men and women whose dedication to the ideals of science, conservation, and a shared vision of Canada as a country that treasures its natural heritage has earned them the respect of their profession around the world.

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J. Alexander Burnett is a naturalist and freelance writer who has contributed dozens of popular articles on natural history and wildlife conservation topics to national and regional newspapers and periodicals.


Foreword by Jane Foster Preface 1 Exercising Dominion: The Genesis of Canadian Wildlife Conservation 1947-52: Setting the Wildlife Service Agenda 2 Enforcing the Migratory Birds Convention Act 1952-57: Staking Out the Territory 3 Working with Birds 1957-62: A Broader Mission 4 Working with Mammals 1962-67: Building a National Wildlife Program 5 Working with Fish 1967-72: Emergence of Environment Canada 6 Habitat Programs: Protecting Space for Wildlife 1972-77: Regionalization 7 Telling the Wildlife Story 1977-82: Consolidation 8 Wildlife Toxicology 1982-87: Building Partnerships 9 Endangered Species 1987-92: Going Green 10 Defining the Rules: Wildlife Governance 1992-97: The Challenges of Change Epilogue: The Canadian Wildlife Service - A Work in Progress Notes Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780774809610
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 346
  • ID: 9780774809610
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 0774809612

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