Migratory Bird Program
Conserving the Nature of America
ARCTIC ECOSYSTEMS IN PERIL: REPORT OF THE ARCTIC GOOSE HABITAT WORKING GROUP

TABLE OF CONTENTS


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Part I:

  • Introduction
  • Bruce Batt
  • Literature Cited


Part II:

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High Goose Populations: Causes, Impacts and Implications Kenneth F. Abraham and Robert L. Jefferies


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Part III:

Dynamics of the Mid-continent Population of Lesser Snow Geese - Projected Impacts of Reductions in Survival and Fertility on Population Growth Rates Robert Rockwell, Evan Cooch and Solange Brault

  • Introduction
  • Model
  • Choice of Model Parameters
  • Elasticity Analyses
  • Scenarios
  • Applications
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgements


Part IV:

Management Strategies to Address the Mid-Continent Lesser Snow Goose

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Part V:

Evaluation of the Arctic Goose Management Initiative

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  • Donald H. Rusch and F. Dale Caswell
  • Introduction
  • Harvest
  • Survival
  • Population Indices and Estimates
  • Coastal Tundra Habitats
  • Evaluation
  • Literature Cited


Part VI:

Conclusions and Recommendations

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  • Arctic Goose Habitat Working Group
  • Conclusions
  • Recommendations


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Last updated: April 11, 2012