From the New York Coop News, the tri-annual newsletter of the New York Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit from August 2012 is now available. This issue contains an article about the Adaptive Management Conference that the Unit co-hosted, as well as information about our projects and activities from Ph.D., Masters, and Postdoctoral students, as well as other researchers from Cornell.
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The Cornell Biological Field Station (CBFS) Advisory Committee met on September 5, 2012. Cornell members of the committee include Marianne Krasny, Dan Decker, Bill Fisher, Sarah Gould, Rebecca Schneider, Nelson Hairston, Max Pfeffer, and Peter Paradise. External members are John Farrell (SUNY ESF), Jim Johnson (USGS) and Doug Stang (NYS DEC). The CBFS leadership team (Lars Rudstam, Randy Jackson, JoAnne Getchonis, and Brian Young) presented an overview of the previous year’s projects as well as a look at current and future projects and goals. Peter Paradise, Director of Facilities for CALS Facilities and Operational Services, reviewed building projects on the CBFS campus. Highlights included research being conducted on Oneida Lake and the Great Lakes. Detailed information on the CBFS program (www.cbfs.dnr.cornell.edu) and the annual report for 2011 (www.cbfs.dnr.cornell.edu/2011CBFS%20Annual%20Report.pdf) are available on the web.
CBFS Summer 2011 Staff and Students
Dr. Bruce Lauber and Dr. Dan Decker are guest editors for the special edition of Human Dimensions of Wildlife: An International Journal. This special issue, Integrating Human Dimensions into Fish and Wildlife Management: An Essential Component of Adaptive Capacity, has a special introduction written by Lauber and Decker as well as an article by William Siemer, Bruce Lauber, Daniel Decker, and Shawn Riley.
This new issue contains the following articles:
Integrating Human Dimensions into Fish and Wildlife Management: An Essential Component of Adaptive Capacity
T. Bruce Lauber & Daniel J. Decker
Managing Large Ungulates in Europe: The Need to Address Institutional Challenges of Wildlife Management
Landscape Conservation Cooperatives: Bridging Entities to Facilitate Adaptive Co-Governance of Social–Ecological Systems
Cynthia Jacobson & Amanda L. Robertson
Using Adaptive Leadership Principles in Collaborative Conservation with Stakeholders to Tackle a Wicked Problem: Imperiled Species Management in Florida
Elsa M. Haubold
Contextual Awareness in Long-Term Partnerships Builds Adaptive Capacity for Conservation
Michael Painter & Heidi E. Kretser
Measuring Motivations as a Method of Mitigating Social Values Conflict
Peter J. Fix & Andrew M. Harrington
Agency Traits That Build Capacity to Manage Disease
William F. Siemer, T. Bruce Lauber, Daniel J. Decker & Shawn J. Riley
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