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Type: Academic Thesis

Title: Noninvasive Approaches to Reduce Human-Cougar Conflict in Protected Areas on the West Coast of Vancouver Island

Date: 2010

Author(s): Danielle Thompson, University of Northern BC

Description: Cougars (Puma concolor) are a growing concern for managers of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Since the mid-1990s, the frequency and intensity of human-cougar interactions have dramatically increased. Concurrently, these areas have become increasingly popular for human activities. The primary goal of my study was to recommend ways to reduce the potential risk of human-cougar interactions to ensure long-term conservation of cougars while minimizing risks to visitor safety...

Web Site: http://www.clayoquotbiosphere.org/wildcoast/docs/3_Dani_Thompson_Thesis.pdf

Document Location: http://www.clayoquotbiosphere.org/wildcoast/docs/3_Dani_Thompson_Thesis.pdf

Geographic-general: Clayoquot Sound, West Coast Vancouver Island, Barkley Sound

Format: Digital Text File

Language: English