Wildlife Management : Wildlife Management Tonya Rives EVSP 505 August 18,2013 Why did I choose to study wildlife management?: Why did I choose to study wildlife management? I wanted to better educated in wildlife management and conservation. I wanted a better working knowledge of wildlife management to work with other stake holders. I anticipate more interaction with wildlife management entities when I pursue other career opportunities. Some reasons why I chose to learn more about wildlife management: Some reasons why I chose to learn more about wildlife management I love being outdoors! We love taking vacations in areas that are far away from the theme parks and city attractions. Cades Cove Great Smokey Mountains: Cades Cove Great Smokey Mountains Fleming Island, Florida: Fleming Island, Florida Photo credit: http ://content.prudentialnetworkrealty.com/dyna_images/agents/230/-230/20120904112715.jpg Fleming Island, FL: Fleming Island, FL Photo credit: http ://www.ccpl.lib.fl.us/historical/albums/fleming/slides/FlemingHouseAndCottage.jpg Fleming Island, Florida: Fleming Island, Florida Photo credits: http ://jacksonvillerealestatestation.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Fleming-Island-real-estate-agent-300x202.jpg Leopold’s Land Ethic : Leopold’s Land Ethic Land is comprised of plants, animals, soil, and water. He wanted people to be caretakers of the land rather than conquerors. Humans need to look beyond economic self-interests to save the land. (Leopold, 1949) Leopold’s Land Ethic: Leopold’s Land Ethic Each layer of the land energy circuit has a direct impact on each other. An anthropogenic impact can be more devastating than an evolutionary change. Key Deer and Urbanization Impact: Key Deer and Urbanization Impact Florida key deer have been negatively impacted b y urbanization for many y ears. Photo credit:http ://www.fla-keys.com/newsletter/200801/images/DeerRunDeer.jpg Key Deer and Urbanization Impact: Key Deer and Urbanization Impact Photo credit: http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/02/66/f6/76/filename-2007-0124-134323aa.jpg Cades Cove View from Rich Mountain: Cades Cove View from Rich Mountain Sources Cited: Sources Cited Barrett, M. A., & Stiling , P. (2006). Key Deer Impacts on Hardwood Hammocks Near Urban Areas. Journal Of Wildlife Management, 70(6), 1574-1579. Leopold, A. (1949). A Sand County Almanac. (1st ed.). New York: Ballantine Books.