Product Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Montag, J.M
Montag, J.M. 2003. Compensation and predator conservation: Limitations of compensation. Carnivore Damage Prevention News 6: 2-6.
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Despite the ‘success’ of recent attempts to reintroduce predators, addressing social conflicts and increasing social tolerance for predator reintroduction and management remains a significant issue in species restoration and management. One of the most vocal arguments opposing predator restoration and conservation involves concerns over livestock predation. Although most research indicates that livestock depredation does not seriously impact the livestock industry as a whole, the effects of livestock predation can be devastating to individual ranchers and farmers (Balser 1974, Dorrance & Roy 1976, Gee 1979, Robel et al. 1981, Fritts 1982, Weaver 1983, Hoffos 1987, Fritts et al. 1992, Cozza et al. 1996)…