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Shauna Ginger
By Anna Harris

From field stations to headquarters and from social scientists to stakeholders, the human dimensions of natural resources play a major role in conservation! We all have different attitudes, beliefs, and values stemming from our personal backgrounds, interests and experiences. One of the best ways to bridge gaps, understand our audiences and grow as a conservation agency is to take a moment to get to know each other!

Does lethal control of wolves affect the inclination to kill wolves illegally; does agency trust or other factors relate to tolerance of wolves; what is the role of focus groups in complex wildlife issues?
The Theory of Reasoned Action can be used to predict the types of information that will influence attitudes toward and support for novel suburban deer (Odocoileus spp.) management techniques such as contraception.
This article investigates the role of local field offices of Parks Canada in shaping collaborative management of human–wildlife interactions in two national parks.
While many studies are using citizen science data, this report examines socioeconomic factors that may influence these records as much if not more than considerations for the coyote's habitat and behavior. The article explores how land managers can account for and use these factors to increase their understanding of coyote-human interactions and monitoring conflict developments.
Consequences for relocating specific reptiles and amphibians can vary significantly between successfully saving an endangered species and unsuccessful mitigation of human conflict associated with a particular creature. This article examines the management practices for relocating individual creatures causing human-wildlife conflict.
Reintroducing the American Bison to various locations throughout the west is becoming a reality. Research and observation in specific regions has been continuous since 2005 and explores the ecological impact and expected changes for the existing wildlife with the presence of these large herbivores. As a result of these studies, we'll see herds of bison returning to Great Sand Dune National Park and Preserve and other areas where the environment has been found suitable for supporting herd management.
A collection of publications examining key human wildlife conflicts and how public land managers are sustaining the safety and future for both humans and wildlife.
MarineMap is a web-based application used for designing marine protected areas (MPAs).
This simulation-based educational tool allows users to experiment with the use of marine reserves as tools in fisheries management and to explore various biological and economic factors that influence population viability and fisheries sustainability.