Sunday, 13 July 2014

Translocation digest: February 2014


Financial problems associated with relocation of local human communities in Madhya Pradesh, India, threatens proposed Cheetah translocation.

Mammal Society urges beaver reintroduction as part of flood management in the UK uplands.

Northumberland National Park, UK, to consider reintroduction of beaver and pine marten.

Third phase of elk reintroduction to go ahead in Virginia, US.

IUCN Reintroduction Case Studies published

Arizona (US) Fish and Wildlife officials to change management of desert bighorn introduction after losing 13 of 31 translocated animals.

Yurok Tribe hopes California condors can be reintroduced in Klamath River Basin

US Columbia River Tribes and Canadian First Nation work with governmental agencies to plan fish pass construction and reintroduction of migratory fish.


Cromsigt, J. P. G. M., te Beest, M. (2014), Restoration of a megaherbivore: landscape-level impacts of white rhinoceros in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Journal of Ecology, 102: 566–575. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12218

GRANGE, Z. L., VAN ANDEL, M., FRENCH, N. P. and GARTRELL, B. D. (2014), Network Analysis of Translocated Takahe Populations to Identify Disease Surveillance Targets. Conservation Biology, 28: 518–528. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12178

OLDS, A. D., CONNOLLY, R. M., PITT, K. A., MAXWELL, P. S., ASWANI, S. and ALBERT, S. (2014), Incorporating Surrogate Species and Seascape Connectivity to Improve Marine Conservation Outcomes. Conservation Biology. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12242

Mckelvey, K. S., Aubry, K. B., Anderson, N. J., Clevenger, A. P., Copeland, J. P., Heinemeyer, K. S., Inman, R. M., Squires, J. R., Waller, J. S., Pilgrim, K. L. and Schwartz, M. K. (2014), Recovery of wolverines in the Western United States: Recent extirpation and recolonization or range retraction and expansion?. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 78: 325–334. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.649

Seddon, P.J., Moehrenschlager A. & Ewen J. (2014). Reintroducing resurrected species: selecting DeExtinction candidates TREE 29 (3): 140–147.

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