Wildlife and Society
WFB 175

Fall, 2011

University of Vermont


 Course Syllabus - 2011

Test 1 Study Quide - October 4, 2011

Test Question Examples

Final Test Study Guide - December 13 at 4:30 p.m. in Jeffords 112


August 30 - Green Fire Dying



Leopold's Shack Then
Leopold's Shack Now


September 1 - Wildlife and Social Change
 
  Readings:

Mystery Author (Who is it?). A history of ideas in game management. Pp. 3-21.

 

Guha, R. (1997). The authoritarian biologist and the arrogance of anti humanism: Wildlife conservation in the third world. The Ecologist, 27 (1), 14-20.

 

Descartes

 

Fowl Wind

 

Single Aged, Single Species Forestry

Game Cropping

 

British Aristocracy:

        Demesne     Forests

Vermin

Coyote Tournaments

Horicon Marsh/ Sandhill

Food and Cover

 

Kipling

White Man's Burden

Guanacaste Conservation Area

Nagarhole National Park

Corcovado National Park

 


September 6 - Capitalists and Native Americans I

Readings: Cronon, W. (1983) Changes in the Land.
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3

Progressive

            Someone Might be Happy

Squandered Resources

Ugly Fields

Leisure Pursuits

 

Passenger Pigeon

       

Patchwork Landscape

Cape Cod

Salt Marshes

Northern New England Birch

Northern Boreal

Quaking Bogs



September 8 - Capitalists and Native Americans II

Readings: Cronon, W. (1983) Changes in the Land.
Chapter 4
Chapter 5

Thomas Morton "Wants may be easily satisfied either by producing much or desiring little."

 

Land Tenure

Usufruct 1            Usufruct 2

   Wampum

Grand Portage National Monument

 

Long's Peak - East Face

Long's Peak - The Diamond

 

The Fur Trade

 

Early Indian Territories

European Settlement as of 1675

Population Decline


September 13 - The Market Hunting Era

Reading:

 Tober, J. A. (1981). Who Owns the Wildlife?

Chapter 3

Market Hunting Powerpoint

Wild Game Dinner - Albany, Vermont

Wild Game Dinner - Rupert, Vermont

Burlington Game Market
 


September 15 - Societal Response to Scarcity

Reading:

 Tober, J. A. (1981). Who Owns the Wildlife?

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

 

"Sportsmen's Complaint"

Forest & Stream

 

Boone and Crockett Club  Rules of "Fair Chase"

Pope and Young Club

Gink's

Texas Parks and Wildlife

 

Lacey Act        Lacey Act Text

Migratory Bird Treaty Act
 


September 20 - 20th Century Wildlife Management

Read:

Bolen & Robinson. Wildlife Ecology and Management

Chapter 22 - Pp. 492-523.

Wildlife Management Institute
 

1930 Wildlife Policy Statement

1973 Wildlife Policy Statement
 

Duck Stamp     Ducks Unlimited
 

Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units

 

Pittman Robertson

     Tax on Hunting Equipment 

Dingell Johnson

     Tax on Fishing Equipment 

 

NEPA

     Aircraft Overflight 

Endangered Species Act
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora


September 22 - Wildlife Management Today

        Read:

Prukop, J. and R. Regan. 2002. The value of the North American model of fish and wildlife conservation. International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Washington, DC. 7 pp - A very short reading.

 

Pete the Moose 2009        Pete the Moose 2011

Familiarize yourself with the following website:

         Black Market Wildlife
         Rhino Wars

Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species

CITES and the Traveler

Illegal Trade in Thailand

CITES in St. Lucia

Bush Meat

Bush Meat Hunters

 

Wildlife Rescue Center


October 6 - Hunting and Fishing Participation in the U.S.

Read:

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (2006). National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife Associated Recreation. Pp. 4-35. (Skim)

Manfredo, M. J., Teel, T. L., & Bright, A. D. (2003) Why are public values toward wildlife changing? Society and Natural Resources, 16(8), 287-306.

Leopold, A. (1949)  A Sand County Almanac
        Begin reading January through June

Fishing

Hunting

 

NSFHWAR

General Social Survey Trends

Male Hunters

Changing Attitudes & Values

 

Field Hunting

Horicon Hunting

Firing Line Hunting

 

Horicon Marsh

Horicon Goose Hunting

 

 


October 11 - The Experience of Hunting

Reading:

Ortega y Gasset (1985). The Essence of hunting.

Leopold, A. (1949) A Sand County Almanac

Read: October through December

Also read "The Deer Swath" and "Goose Music"

 

Hunting Dogs
NOVA

 

Hunting Definition

 

Bass Pro Shop

Cabela's

Orvis

Cameras        Cameras

 

Hunting Guides

Fishing Guides

 

Exciting
Social Interaction

Smokey Gold

 


October 13 - Hunting in Vermont

Reading: Boglioli, M. (2009) A Matter of Life and Death: Hunting in Contemporary Vermont. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press

Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1
Chapter 2

Deer Camp

Addison Independent
Brandon Wild Game Dinner

Vermont Deer Harvest
Quality Deer Management

Fargo
Southern
Irish

The Noble Savage

Iron Eyes Cody


October 18 - Hunting in Vermont 

Reading: Boglioli, M. (2009) A Matter of Life and Death: Hunting in Contemporary Vermont. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press

Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5


October 20 - Hunting in Vermont 

Reading: Boglioli, M. (2009) A Matter of Life and Death: Hunting in Contemporary Vermont. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press

Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Postlude

Guest Speaker:  Marc Boglioli


October 25 - Watchable Wildlife

Read:

Rolston, H. (1987). Beauty and the beast: Aesthetic experiences of wildlife.

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (2006). National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife Associated Recreation. Pp. 36-55. (SKIM)

Kuentzel, W. F. & Giumarro, G. J. M. (2000) 2000 Vermont Watchable Wildlife Survey. (SKIM)

Costa Rican Wildlife

U. S. Watchable Wildlife Trends:     Total Participation        Trips and Days

Vermont Watchable Wildlife Trends:     Total Participation        Trips and Days

 

What is it?

Surprise

Bose Speakers

    Aesthetics     Spontaneity        Sentience        Struggle       Cultural Symbols

A Conservationist Argument for Hunting

 

Costa Rica

Tanzania

The National Watchable Wildlife Program

Recreation.gov

Vermont Watchable Wildlife Locations

Estes Park Elk Rut

 

 

 

Safari 1        Safari 2        Safari 3        Safari 4        Safari 5

 


October 27 - Recreational Impacts on Wildlife, Overview

Read:

Knight & Gutzwiler (1995). Wildlife & Recreationists. [They are short chapters]

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

 

November

 

Impact Overview

 

Wildlife Watching        Closures

Breeding population

Approach from Above

Hiking with Dogs I            Hiking with Dogs II

Climbing Site Closures - Peregrine Falcons

Piping Plover

Kayaks and Bears    Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

 

 

 

 

 


November 1 - Recreational Impacts on Wildlife - Allan Strong Guest Speaker

Read:

Knight & Gutzwiler (1995). Wildlife & Recreationists. [They are short chapters]

 

Chapter 7

Chapter 8


Allan Strong Powerpoint Presentation
Predation of wildlife by domestic cats... (Woods, McDonald, Harris, 2003)

Africa - The Serengeti        Part 2
    Noise Disturbance - Figure 8.1
    Aircraft Overflight - Figure 8.3
    Aircraft Peak Decibels - Figure 8.4

November 3 - Recreational Impacts on Wildlife

Read:

Knight & Gutzwiler (1995). Wildlife & Recreationists. [They are short chapters]

 

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

 

Wildlife Disturbance Model

Active Defense Response

Passive Defense Response
    "Get off the road..."

 


November 8 - Biological Foundations of Human Behavior towards Wildlife


    Read:

        Manfredo, M. (2008). Who Cares About Wildlife - Chapter 2

Steve Kellert - Biophilic design: The architecture of life
Wednesday, November 9 - 5:00 to 7:00 in the Davis Auditorium in Fletcher Allen Medical Center


Cape Cod



Anthropomorphism

Clip 1
Clip 2
Clip 3
Clip 4
Hounds from Hell

Spiders and Snakes
Evolved Psychological Mechanisms

Leopold Quote
Biophilia


November 10 - Emotions


    Read:

        Manfredo, M. (2008). Who Cares About Wildlife - Chapter 3


Uniformity of Emotional Expression
Micro Expressions
Heart Monitor Study
Two Factor Theory of Emotion


November 15 - Attitudes, Norms, & Values I


    Read:

        Manfredo, M. (2008). Who Cares About Wildlife - Chapter 4 and Chapter 5

 

Attitudes, Norms and the Hunting Controversy at Cape Cod National Seashore

Lake Champlain Cormorants


November 17 - Attitudes, Norms & Values II


    Read:

        Manfredo, M. (2008). Who Cares About Wildlife - Chapter 5 and Chapter

 

     Definitions
     Kellert's Values Typology

     Schwartz Value Typology


November 29 - The Ethics of the Animal Rights Movement

Reading:

Singer, P. (1975). Animal Liberation - Chapter 1
Regan, T. (2001).  The Case for Animal Rights: A Decade's Passing

Leopold, A. (1949). A Sand County Almanac. The Land Ethic.

 

Bloom County I
Bloom County II

 

Genesis 1:28

 


December 1 - Changing Attitudes and New Protest Movements

Reading:

    Jasper & Nelkin (1992) The Animal Rights Crusade

        Chapter 1 through 4

 

Anthropomorphic Civilizing Effect

Practices

Airport Wildlife Hazard

 

USDA - APHIS       Tax Dollars at Work    Federally Funded Animal Kills by State

Furs.com
Fur is Dead
World Animal Net - Fur Directory

Draize Test  and LD 50 Test
Cruelty Free Companies

National Association of Biomedical Research
Medical Research Modernization Committee

Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association
Rodeos and Animal Welfare

Zoos and Circuses

Guide to Circuses
Circuses.com

 

Responses

Protest Organizations

UVM Office of Animal Care Management

Radical Tactics
Onion Humor

Communicating With Animal Rights Activists

Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

Perceptions International

 

World Animal Net Directory


 

December 6 - The Hunting/Anti-Hunting Debate

 

Reading:

 

        Wood, F. (1997). The Delights and Dilemmas of Hunting. 

               Chapter 1

               Chapter 2

 

Hunting is an antiquated expression of macho self-aggrandizement, with no place in a civilized society. (Cleveland Amory)

The ecological ethic, which kills in place, is really more advanced,  more harmonious with nature, than the animal rights ethic, which, in utter disharmony with the way the world is made, kills no animals at all. (Holmes Rolston)

 

Statement 1
Statement 2

Statement 3
Statement 4

Statement 5
Statement 6
Statement 7
Statement 8

Statement 9

 

NRA - Hunting Campaigns

 

 


Instructor:

Walter Kuentzel
8 Hills

School of Natural Resources

University of Vermont

Burlington, VT   05405
656-0652

walter.kuentzel@uvm.edu