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The Essentials of a Wildlife Range

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The requirements of wild animals vary according to species, sex, and age; in addition the requirements of the animals included in each of these groups vary with the seasons and according to their physiological activities. The essentials of a wildlife range are those minimum requirements that must be available to each species inhabiting that range. Certain of these essentials are in the nature of materials required by animals to meet physiological demands; others are in the nature of pattern, that is, an arrangement of the materials that complies with their inherent limitations in the matter of cruising radii and saturation points.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Roosevelt Wildlife Forest Experiment Station New York State College of Forestry

Publication date: May 1, 1938

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

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