This up-to-date and comprehensive CD-ROM provides a superb collection of official Federal government documents and educational publications on all aspects of birds. Most of the documents are from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, with some from the U.S. Geological Survey Patuxent Bird Population Studies Program.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal Federal agency charged with protecting and enhancing the populations and habitat of more than 800 species of birds that spend all or part of their lives in the United States.
Just some of the topics covered:
Education and Research * Bird I.D., Educational Materials, Surveys, Media * Grants and Partnerships * Urban Conservation, NAWCA, Joint Ventures, Bird Plans * Laws, Regulations, and Policy * Permits, Migratory Treaty Act, Hunting Regulations * Management * Avian Mortality, Environmental Impact Statements, Harvested and Non-Harvested Birds * Recreation * Hunting, Birding, Photography, Gardening * Habitat Guides, Links to Bird Species InfoCenter, Shorebird Sister Schools Program, North American Waterfowl Management Plan, Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, Backyard Bird Feeding, Problems, Homes for Birds, Landscaping to Attract Birds, Bird Conservation Programs - Piping Plover, Trumpeter Swan, Cassin's Sparrow, State and Regional Programs, Flyways * Mallard Management, American Woodcock, Scaup, Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey, Bird Checklists, Ducks at a Distance - Waterfowl Identification Guide (Color illustrations), Homeowners Guide to Goose Solutions, Species-Age-Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage, Whooping Cranes.
In all, the disc has over 37,000 pages reproduced using Adobe Acrobat PDF software - allowing direct viewing on Windows and Apple Macintosh systems. Reader software is included on the CD.
The scope of the material in this set is truly awesome: please see the Table of Contents tab for a complete list of the contents.
Our CD-ROMs are privately-compiled collections of official public domain U.S. federal government files and documents. They are designed to provide a convenient user-friendly reference work utilizing the benefits of the Adobe Acrobat format to uniformly present thousands of pages that can be rapidly reviewed, searched by finding specific words, or printed without untold hours of tedious research and downloading. Vast archives of important public domain government information that might otherwise remain inaccessible are available for instant review no matter where you are. This book-on-a-disc makes a great reference work and educational tool. There is no other reference that is as fast, convenient, comprehensive, and portable - everything you need to know, from the federal sources you trust.