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Influential people in US Wildlife Management. What did they do to help establish Wildlife Management in the U.S.?. Who Am I?. I studied the birds of North America. I am well known for paintings depicting birds in their natural surroundings. There is a society named after me. Who Am I?.

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influential people in us wildlife management

Influential people in US Wildlife Management

What did they do to help establish Wildlife Management in the U.S.?

who am i
Who Am I?
  • I studied the birds of North America.
  • I am well known for paintings depicting birds in their natural surroundings.
  • There is a society named after me.
who am i1
Who Am I?
  • I am known as an explorer, naturalist and writer.
  • I grew up on a farm in Wisconsin.
  • I am known for my study of the land areas that are NOW known as Yosemite and Sequoia National parks in California.
who am i2
Who Am I?
  • I used my power to influence wildlife conservation.
  • Under my leadership, there were 5 national parks established.
  • I am considered the “father of the conservation movement” in the U.S.
what act
What Act?
  • Limited killing of dolphins to 112,000 per year
  • Enacted in 1972
  • Marine Mammal Protection Act
what program
What program?
  • Provided for areas of wildlife habitat on farms near crops
  • Established in 1985
what act1
What Act?
  • Protected burros and horses on publicly owned land
  • Established in 1971
who am i3
Who Am I?
  • I promoted the conservation of forest lands in the U.S.
  • I also wrote a book called “The Fight for Conservation”.
  • I was considered the first “forester” in the U.S.
who am i4
Who Am I?
  • I was a writer and cartoonist who took great interest in conservation and natural resources.
  • I used cartoons to promote wildlife.
  • I designed the first migratory bird hunting stamp.
who am i5
Who Am I?
  • I wrote a novel entitled “Sand County Almanac”.
  • I was a pioneer in applying ecology to wildlife management.
  • I was a native of Iowa, and I stressed the importance of education in wildlife management and biology.
who am i6
Who Am I?
  • I grew up on an reptile preserve.
  • I created tv shows to help educate the public about reptiles.
  • My amazing feats with wildlife brought me fame, and death.
what year
What year?
  • President Grant set aside land that would later become Yellowstone National Park; helped protect wildlife.
what year1
What year?
  • Lacey Act – Game and Wild Bird Preservation Act – prohibited transporting kiled game across state lines and required permits to have exotic animals.
what year2
What Year?
  • Pelican Island Refuge established in Florida; first wildlife refuge.
what year3
What year?
  • Weeks-McClean Act: protected migratory waterfowl and song birds from being hunted during closed season.
what year4
What year?
  • Bald Eagle Act; protected bald eagles
what year5
What year?
  • Fish and Wildlife Service formed; consolidated efforts in wildlife conservation
what year6
What year?
  • The Land and Water Conservation Act; created a fund to buy land and water having scenic and recreational value and to protect endangered species.
what year7
What year?
  • The Wilderness Act; set up a wilderness preservation system to keep some areas untarnished.
what year8
What year?
  • Endangered Species Act; provided a comprehensive plan to protect endangered and threatened species.
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