Wildlife Resources for 2021/2018

Updated Wildlife Resources for 2021/2018


Recommended California Ecosystems & Wildlife Videos


General Wetland & Riparian Concepts


Bird References


Upland Wildlife References


Fish References:


Water Management in the California


Invasive Species of the Central Valley References

1. Identifying wildlife by sight, sound, track, or scat.
a. California native plants:
Flora of Wind Wolves Preserve:
b. California reptiles and amphibians:
e. mammals
5. Species conservation status and what species are protected in California
6. Issues with managing wildlife within multiple land use areas

Identifying and Preserving Wildlife Tracks

http://www.42explore.com/animaltracks.htm (1W)

Canada wildlife identification and habitat

http://www.hww.ca/ (1W, 7W, 8W)

Winter animal adaptations Michigan State University Extension

https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/animal_adaptations_for_winter (3W)

Animal Adaptations, Boreal Forest Network Canada

Wildlife Populations University of Minnesota
(4W, 5W, 6W, 8W, 9W, 10W, 11W)

Predator/Prey Relationships “Eyes of Yellowstone” Yellowstone Park Foundation Sponsored by Canon®

http://www.ypf.org/partnerships/corporate.asp (4W)

Create a Food Chain Canada Wildlife Act

http://www.vtaide.com/png/foodchains.htm (5W)

Carrying Capacity National Wildlife Federation

http://forestandrange.org/modules/Wildlifeenterprise/Wildlife_Basics/Wildlife_Concepts/Carrying_Capacity.html (9W)

Carrying Capacity World Builders

http://curriculum.calstatela.edu/courses/builders/lessons/less/biomes/carryingcap.html (9W)

Invasive Species USDA

http://www.invasivespecies.gov / (11W)

Invasive Species US Fish and Wildlife (11W)

http://contaminants.fws.gov/Issues/InvasiveSpecies.cfm (12W)

Wildlife Extended Studies

Students should create a display outlining conservation oriented land use planning to preserve bird habitat.

  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology All About Birds

http://www.birds.cornell.edu/programs/AllAboutBirds/ (1W, 2W, 3W, 6W, 7W, 8W, 10W)

Students should review wildlife habitat areas of the California Central Valley.  Students should describe the following: wildlife populations, land descriptions, human destruction to the habitat, and solutions to the problem.  (2W, 5W, 6W, 7W, 8W, 11W, 12W)

Students should examine the impact of the feral pig, an introduced animal, on the native Hawaiian plant and animal species.  Research should be used from the following viewpoints: Conservation Environmentalist, Native Hawaiian Hunter, and Animal Rights Activist.  Students should create a power point presentation detailing measures which should be taken so all sides are represented.