Publications

Defenders of Wildlife produces many reports, fact sheets, tip sheets and other types of publications.

Use the dropdown boxes below to find publications related to specific animals, conservation issues, and regions.

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Comment letter on the Marine Mammal Commission's draft Action Plan to Promote Recovery of and Identify the Optimal Conservation Strategy for the California Sea Otter Population (dated March 1, 2000).
Five years after the listing of the silvery minnow under the ESA, water managers and users still failed to comply with the law by mitigating adverse impacts to fish and wildlife.
Through refuge planning you have an unprecedented opportunity to improve your refuge, the Refuge System and the conservation of biodiversity in America. This handbook is your guide to making the most of this opportunity.
Summit proceedings. This report examines specific incentive options that could be implemented to help private landowners and state agencies improve their stewardship of the land and its natural resources, and to examine new systems for implementing incentive programs more effectively over time. Written by Sara Vickerman. Published in 1999.
Describes the development of the Oregon Biodiversity Project and its products. Written by Wendy Hudson and Sara Vickerman. Published in 1998.
Study addressing the issue of gray wolf reintroduction feasibility in the Adirondack Park as well as genetics questions pertinent to wolves in the park.
This report addresses some of the policies and practices that can be implemented as a part of a larger strategy to reverse the trends causing stress to U.S. wildlife and ecosystems.
An exhaustive look at Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs) and other conservation plans and analyzes their strengths and weaknesses. This report offers science-based recommendations for improving conservation planning.

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