Monday, 7 July 2014

Translocation digest: July 2013


Free State's first wild cheetah in 100 years
"This reintroduction marks an extremely important moment in our battle to save the Cheetah from extinction. The reintroduction is the culmination of years of work and the building of great relationships and we are extremely excited to be returning this ...

Volunteer to report wild turkey sightings
This reintroduction resulted in today's 5,000 wild turkeys in Delaware, which are crucial to the annual turkey hunting season. The information gathered by volunteers will help track wild turkey health, distribution and reproductive success. If you spot ...

First Killer Whale Reintroduced to Wild Has Baby
National Geographic
The only killer whale known to be put back into the wild after human intervention was spotted with her first baby last week. In 2002, a young killer whale named Springer was reintroduced to her pod in northern Vancouver Island (map), Canada, after she ...
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Osprey chicks to be reintroduced to the wild
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Nature lovers and the simply curious can witness the reintroduction of osprey chicks Wednesday morning. The chicks will be reintroduced as part of the Mud Lake Osprey Project at 9 a.m. at Mud Lake Park, according to a news release.

Translocating animals outside home turf is high risk ...
Times of India
AHMEDABAD: The latest guidelines of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on translocation of wildlife could prove to be a major ...

Park life: The Cairngorms' lost beasts
BBC News
But beavers are just one animal on a list of 22 creatures assessed for potential reintroduction, or targeted conservation efforts, to Britain's largest national park. Wildlife on the list were either were wiped out because of over-hunting or ...
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First Persian leopard cubs born in Russia for 50 years
The Persian Leopard Reintroduction Program is run by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation with participation of the Sochi National Park, Caucasus Nature Reserve, A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, ...
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Endangered minnow being reintroduced in MissouriKansas City Star
A once abundant minnow that's been listed as federally endangered for 15 years and is now “in serious trouble” in Missouri is being reintroduced into waterways ...
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Converse, S. J., Moore, C. T. and Armstrong, D. P. (2013), Demographics of reintroduced populations: Estimation, modeling, and decision analysis. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 77: 1081–1093. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.590

GRIFFITHS, C. J., ZUËL, N., JONES, C. G., AHAMUD, Z. and HARRIS, S. (2013), Assessing the Potential to Restore Historic Grazing Ecosystems with Tortoise Ecological Replacements. Conservation Biology, 27: 690–700. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12087

HUNTER, E. A., GIBBS, J. P., CAYOT, L. J. and TAPIA, W. (2013), Equivalency of Galápagos Giant Tortoises Used as Ecological Replacement Species to Restore Ecosystem Functions. Conservation Biology, 27: 701–709. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12038

Reynolds, M. H., Weiser, E., Jamieson, I. and Hatfield, J. S. (2013), Demographic variation, reintroduction, and persistence of an island duck (Anas laysanensis). The Journal of Wildlife Management, 77: 1094–1103. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.582

Seidel, S. A., Comer, C. E., Conway, W. C., Deyoung, R. W., Hardin, J. B. and Calkins, G. E. (2013), Influence of translocations on eastern wild turkey population genetics in Texas. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 77: 1221–1231. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.575

Sites, J. W. (2013), Extinction, reintroduction, and restoration of a lizard meta-population equilibrium in the missouri ozarks. Molecular Ecology, 22: 3653–3655. doi: 10.1111/mec.12357

SMYSER, T. J., JOHNSON, S. A., PAGE, L. K., HUDSON, C. M. and RHODES, O. E. (2013), Use of Experimental Translocations of Allegheny Woodrat to Decipher Causal Agents of Decline. Conservation Biology, 27: 752–762. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12064

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