Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage Handbook

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    Inspection of wildlife damageDamage Identification: How to determine what animal is causing injury to your property. Because you can't control what haven't identified.

    Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage Handbook 1994 editionThis is the handbook. It details identification, control and management of over 90 species of wildlife, written by almost as many authorities in their respective wildlife areas.

    The 1994 edition of the Prevention and Control Of Wildlife Damage is currently out of print. But we have made it available here in PDF and HTML format for FREE!

    Citing the Handbook

    Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage. Editors, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Robert M. Timm, Gary E. Larson. 1994. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 2 vols.

    PDF VERSION of the Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage

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    ContentsContents of the Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage

    Damage IdentificationDamage Identification

    RodentRodents

    Birds Birds Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage 1994

    CarnivoreCarnivores

    Other MammalsOther Mammals

    Reptiles & AmphibiansReptiles and Amphibians

    We have deleted the pesticides and supplier sections as they are woefully out of date.

     

    Rodents

    Rodents: How to control squirrels, voles, pocket gophers, porcupines, beavers, & other members of the rodent family.

    Carnivore control informationCarnivores: Information on the control and management of coyotes, foxes, feral cats, mountain lions, mink, raccoons, skunks and other meat-eating animals.

    Control and management of deer, opossums, ungulatesOther Mammals: Information on the control and management of deer, elk, opossums, and species that fall under the other listed categories.

    Control and management of birds

    Birds Information on the control and management of birds, such as pigeons, hawks, sparrows, blackbirds, kites, and more.

    Control and management of reptiles and amphibiansReptiles, Amphibians, etc. Information on the control and management of reptiles (snakes and lizards) as well as amphibians (frogs and salamanders).

    Vertebrate Pesticides Warning: Pesticide and supply sections are woefully out of date.

    Supplies and materials

     

     

Inspection of wildlife damageAdditional
Resources

Damage Identification

Damage Inspection Process  Step by step plan for inspecting your property for wildlife damage.

Identification and Assessment of Wildlife Damage: an Overview HTML
Richard A. Dolbeer, Nicholas R. Holler, and Donald W. Hawthorne

Obtaining Assistance to Control Wildlife Damage HTML
Philip S. Gipson and Russel F. Reidinger, Jr.
Procedures for Evaluating Predation on Livestock and Wildlife
Dale A. Wade and James E. Bowns
Wildlife Diseases and Humans HTML
Robert G. McLean
  Identifying and Managing Aquatic Rodents in Texas: Beaver, Nutria and Muskrats
Dale A. Wade and Charles W. Ramsey

RodentsRodents

Beavers PDF HTML
James E. Miller and Greg K. Yarrow
Rats, Norway PDF HTML
Robert M. Timm

Chipmunks PDF HTML
David E. Williams and Robert M. Corrigan
Rats, Polynesian PDF HTML
Mark E. Tobin

Gophers, Pocket PDF HTML
Ronald M. Case and Bruce A. Jasch
Rats, Roof PDF    HTML
Rex E. Marsh

Mice, House PDF HTML
Robert M. Timm
Rats, Wood  PDF     HTML
Terrell P. Salmon and W. Paul Gorenzel

Mice, White-footed & Deer PDF HTML
Robert M. Timm and Walter E. Howard
Rodent-proof Construction PDF    HTML
Rex O. Baker, Robert M. Timm, and Gerald R. Bodman

Mountain Beavers PDF HTML
Dan L. Campbell
Squirrels, Belding's, California, & Rock Ground PDF HTML
Rex E. Marsh

Muskrats PDF HTML
James E. Miller
Squirrels, Franklin, Richardson, Columbian Washington & Townsend  PDF    HTML
Leonard R. Askham

Nutria PDF HTML
Dwight J. LeBlanc
Squirrels, Thirteen-lined Ground PDF    HTML
Edward C. Cleary and Scott R. Craven

Porcupines PDF HTML
Sanford D. Schemnitz

Squirrels, Tree PDF HTML
Jeffrey J. Jackson
Prairie Dogs PDF HTML
Scott E. Hygnstrom and Dallas R. Virchow

Voles PDF HTML
John M. O'Brien
Rats, Cotton PDF HTML
Donald W. Hawthorne

Woodchucks PDF HTML
Rene M. Bollengier, Jr.
Rats, Kangaroo PDF HTML
Volney W. Howard, Jr.

Carnivore control informationCarnivores

Badgers PDF HTML
Fred C. Lindzey
Foxes PDF HTML
Robert L. Phillips and Robert H. Schmidt

Bears, Black PDF HTML
Scott E. Hygnstrom
Mink PDF HTML
Edward K. Boggess

Bears, Grizzly/Brown PDF HTML
Charles J. Jonkel
Mountain Lions PDF HTML
James E. Knight

Bears, Polar PDF HTML
Peter L. Clarkson and Ian Stirling
Raccoons PDF HTML
Edward K. Boggess

Bobcats PDF HTML
Dallas R. Virchow and Denny Hogeland

River Otters PDF HTML
Edward P. Hill
Cats, Feral House PDF HTML
William D. Fitzwater

Skunks PDF HTML
James E. Knight
Coyotes PDF HTML
Jeffrey S. Green, F. Robert Henderson, and Mark D. Collinge

Weasels PDF HTML
F. Robert Henderson
Dogs, Feral PDF HTML
Jeffrey S. Green and Philip S. Gipson
Wolves PDF HTML
William J. Paul and Philip S. Gipson

Control and management of deer, opossums, ungulatesOther Mammals

Armadillos PDF HTML
Donald W. Hawthorne
Pigs, Wild PDF  HTML
Reginald H. Barrett

Bats PDF  HTML
Arthur M. Greenhall and Stephen C. Frantz
Pronghorn Antelope PDF  HTML
Sanford D. Schemnitz

Deer PDF  HTML
Scott R. Craven and Scott E. Hygnstrom

Rabbits, Cottontail PDF  HTML
Scott R. Craven
Elk PDF  HTML
David S. deCalesta and Gary W. Witmer

Jackrabbits PDF  HTML
James E. Knight
Moles PDF  HTML
F. Robert Henderson

Shrews PDF  HTML
Robert H. Schmidt
Opossums PDF  HTML
Jeffrey J. Jackson
 

Control and management of birdsBirds

Additional Resources

Aircraft-Wildlife Hazards  FAA Airport Wildlife Hazard Mitigation

Canada Civil Agency Airport Hazard Information For both Deer and Birds

Birds at Airports PDF  HTML
Alfred J. Godin

Jays, Scrub (California) PDF  HTML
Jerry P. Clark and Scott E. Hygnstrom
Bird Damage at Aquaculture Facilities PDF  HTML (large file)
W. Paul Gorenzel, Fred S. Conte, and Terrell P. Salmon

Kites, Mississippi PDF  HTML
William F. Andelt
Bird Dispersal Techniques PDF  HTML
Thurman W. Booth

Magpies PDF  HTML
Thomas C. Hall
Blackbirds PDF  HTML
Richard A. Dolbeer

Pigeons, Rock Doves PDF  HTML
David E. Williams and Robert M. Corrigan
Canada Geese HTML (Not part of PCWD)
NRES 348 Spring 2010

Crows, American
PDF  HTML
Ron J. Johnson
Sparrows, Crowned PDF  HTML
Jerry P. Clark and Scott E. Hygnstrom
Eagles PDF  HTML
Bart W. O'Gara
Sparrows, House PDF  HTML
William D. Fitzwater

Gulls PDF  HTML
Victor E. F. Solman
Starlings PDF  HTML
Ron J. Johnson and James F. Glahn

Hawks & Owls PDF  HTML
Scott E. Hygnstrom and Scott R. Craven
Swallows PDF  HTML
W. Paul Gorenzel and Terrell P. Salmon

Horned Larks PDF  HTML
Jerry P. Clark and Scott E. Hygnstrom

Waterfowl PDF  HTML
Edward C. Cleary
House Finches (Linnits) PDF  HTML
Jerry P. Clark and Scott E. Hygnstrom
Woodpeckers PDF  HTML
Rex E. Marsh

Control and management of reptiles and amphibiansReptiles, Amphibians, etc.

Alligators PDF  HTML
Allan R. Woodward and Dennis N. David
Snakes PDF  HTML
James L. Byford
Crayfish PDF  HTML
James F. Fowler, Wendell Lorio, and Greg Lutz
Rattlesnakes PDF  HTML
Walter E. Howard
Frogs & Toads  PDF HTML
Paul E. Moler
Turtles PDF  HTML
James F. Fowler and Jimmy L. Avery
Salamanders PDF  HTML
James L. Byford