This book is concerned with the management of natural resources, in particular with the management of the resource called fish and wild life. It recognizes that successful management of a natural resource requires the design of research and development programs.
Introduction: Management Development—Policies and People Part 1: Emerging Patterns and Problems in Administration of Natural Resources 1. On Classifying Rare Species: The Statutory Visiting Committee 2. Self-Images of the Professional 3. Motivation in Natural-Resource Administration 4. View from the Field of Fish and Wildlife Administration Part 2: Fish and Wildlife Resources Evaluation 5. Decision-Making in Natural Resources: An Introduction 6. The Role of Benefit-Cost Analysis in Fish and Wildlife Programs 7. Resources Evaluation in Decision-Making 8. Willingness to Pay and Morality: A Study of Future Values Part 3: Concepts and Practices in Fish and Wildlife Administration 9. A Case for Objective Setting—The Future of the US Fish and Wildlife Service 10. A Sense of Life: Perspectives of Wildlife Policies Regarding Endangered Species 11. Our Changing Attitudes Toward Wildlife 12. Risk, Uncertainty, and Policy Management 13. Environmental Impact Assessment: Its Role in Protecting Fish and Wildlife Values Part 4: The Natural-Resource Agency—Its People and Organization 14. Professional Ethics and Motives 15. Success of Failure 16. Bio-politics and the Mature Professional Part 5: People and Wildlife: Public Involvement in Fish and Wildlife Administration 17. Philosophical Notes on Public Participation 18. The Conditions for Negotiated Decision-Making 19. Approaches to Participation in Natural-Resource Decisions 20. Public Involvement in the US Fish and Wildlife Service 21. Public Involvement—A State Perspective 22. Conclusion: Management Development—Conventional and Innovative