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Beliefs and attitudes toward urban wildlife

Karin Wittmann

Beliefs and attitudes toward urban wildlife

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by Karin Wittmann

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Published by Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Suburban Park and Recreation District (Littleton, Colo.),
  • Colorado,
  • Denver Region,
  • Denver Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban animals -- Colorado -- Denver Region -- Public opinion,
    • Urban animals -- Control -- Colorado -- Denver Region -- Public opinion,
    • Wildlife pests -- Control -- Colorado -- Denver Region -- Public opinion,
    • Wildlife management -- Colorado -- Denver Region -- Public opinion,
    • Open spaces -- Colorado -- Denver Region -- Management -- Public opinion,
    • American beaver -- Colorado -- Denver Region -- Public opinion,
    • Coyote -- Colorado -- Denver Region -- Public opinion,
    • American beaver -- Control -- Colorado -- Denver Region -- Public opinion,
    • Coyote -- Control -- Colorado -- Denver Region -- Public opinion,
    • Public opinion -- Colorado -- Denver Region,
    • South Suburban Park and Recreation District (Littleton, Colo.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Karin Wittmann, Jerry J. Vaske, and Linda Sikorowski.
      SeriesHDNRU report ;, no. 27
      ContributionsVaske, Jerry J., 1951-, Sikorowski, Linda., Colorado State University. Human Dimensions in Natural Resources Unit., Colorado. Division of Wildlife., South Suburban Park and Recreation District (Littleton, Colo.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL165 .W58 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL448433M
      LC Control Number98162194
      OCLC/WorldCa38940727

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chosen to assess students’ perceptions of and attitudes toward common wildlife species in both study areas (Ambarlı and Bilgin ). A questionnaire of 18 questions was prepared inAuthor: Huseyin Ambarli. AMERICAN ATTITUDES TOWARD AND KNOWLEDGE OF ANIMALS: AN UPDATE*t Stephen R.

Kellert ABSTRACT Beliefs and attitudes toward urban wildlife book distribution of a typology of basic attitudes toward animals in the American population is explored through personal interviews with 3, randomly selected Cited by:   A mail survey (n = ) assessed perceived benefits of outdoor recreation activities.

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Attitude change towards wildlife conservation and the role of environmental education Page 6 of 38 The central question of this essay will be to explore how attitudes towards wildlife Beliefs and attitudes toward urban wildlife book formed and what the role of environmental education is in attitude change favouring coexistence with wildlife.

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We received a variety of responses to this question, both giving way to more positive attitudes and negative attitudes towards nature. The positive responses included hunting, visiting national parks, nature walks with family, visiting family farms, attending boy scout trips, playing in the woods as a child, planting a tree and watching it grow.

Work specifically on landowners' environmental beliefs and attitudes toward endangered species policy has either been anecdotal (Mann and Plummer ; Koch ), or focused on commercial, rural landowners (Vogel ; Peterson and Horton ; Bourke and Luloff ) rather than urban and suburban property owners who represent a constituency.

Wildlife education enables children to understand the importance of including animals in their view of the Earth. Wildlife education "should result in positive changes in knowledge, attitudes, awareness, and actions toward wildlife" (Morgan & Gramann, ).

Cognitive hierarchy theory has demonstrated how specific attitudes mediate the relationship between general values, beliefs and attitudes, and behavior. We looked at specific attitudes about urban nature parks, and what factors contribute to those specific by: The results of a national survey of 3 randomly selected adults are discussed in the first of four major reports on American attitudes and behaviours toward wildlife and natural habitats.

Personal interviews were conducted in the 48 contiguous US states and Alaska, covering topics such as endangered species, animal damage control, habitat preservation, consumptive uses of wildlife (hunting, Cited by: To understand why people hold various beliefs about urban fringe forests, it is important to identify predictors of these beliefs (see e.g., Eagly and Chaiken, ).In this study, we draw on a cognitive hierarchical model stipulating that people's general value and belief structure is related to more specific beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors (see e.g., Eagly and Kulesa, ).Cited by: Human Population Growth and its Effect on Wildlife.

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Urban wildlife is managed by killing some animals over here (e.g., urban park deer hunts) and modifying some habitat over there (e.g., urban wetland restoration).

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BERRY, Yale University, Prospect Street, New Haven, CT The wildlife profession has become increas-ingly aware of the need to learn more about how women view animals. "Field Guide to Urban Wildlife" by Julie Feinstein is an informative, entertaining, and delightful read.

I learned many things about our urban wildlife companions that I never knew before. Such as: The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest bird in the world and can dive at speeds of up to mph!Cited by: 2. Wildlife has existed in urban areas since records began. However, the discipline of urban ecology is relatively new and one that is undergoing rapid growth.

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Some recent advances in urban wildlife research and management. Pages in R. Odom, K. Riddleberger, and J. Ozier, editors. Proceedings Third Southeastern Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Symposium. Why Study Urban Wildlife. Wildlife is present even in the densest of cities.

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In cities, towns, and villages, between buildings and parking lots, streets and sidewalks, and Cited by: The social context and culture in which individuals grow shapes their perspectives through life. Early on, children learn about animals through storybooks, animated movies, toys, and through interactions with pets and wildlife, and will slowly start to build beliefs around those experiences.

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fostering positive attitudes toward wildlife. Results indicated that students had significantly more positive attitudes toward wildlife after residential programs than they did after an in-class wildlife program, and that these changes were retained at least 3 months after the program.

Recommendations for. HD research can also address whether attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge are changing. Just as the wildlife biolo- gist assesses whether a wildlife population is increasing, decreasing, or remaining the same through a longitudinal study, HDWR research can identify, document and ana- lyze attitudes and beliefs.

As wildlife populations increase. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration Vol Number 4 Winter pp. Segmenting Public Beliefs about Conflict with Coyotes in an Urban Recreation Setting more likely to have protectionist value orientations toward wildlife, posi-tive general attitudes toward coyotes, negative specific attitudes toward.

The anti-hunting movement--the people involved, their attitude development, and implications for and Gilbert ), and other beliefs expressed by hunters and wildlife biologists. Appropriate items were grouped when they seemed to of attitudes toward hunting than background by: 1.

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TRANS. WEST. SECT. WILDL. SOC. Attitudes Toward Wildlife Hooper and Fletcher 3 were years of age and years of gender of the respondents was almost evenly divided.

There were 1, male ( percent of the sample) and 1, female ( percent of the sample) respondents. Most survey respondents ( percent) had at. A Survey of the Historical Literature. The American people have had a complex pdf with nature.

On the one hand, we have exploited the nation's natural resources with devastating speed -- clearing forests, damming rivers, killing wildlife, fouling the air and water with pollutants.

Effective communication shapes how urban audiences affect and are affected by wildlife, ranging from policy making and management to citizen science and conflict resolution. This chapter reviews the elements of communication: Sources, Encoding, Author: Susan K. Jacobson, Dara M.

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