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- Prugh, Laura R., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Human dimensions of wildlife 2016 v.21 no.6 pp. 522-537
- cluster analysis; fur; fur-bearing animals; humans; managers; motivation; population size; questionnaires; recreation; trapping; wildlife management; Alaska
- ... Understanding how and why trapping effort varies among fur trappers is necessary to accurately interpret trends in fur harvest for wildlife management. We mailed questionnaires to 1,760 fur trappers in interior Alaska to characterize motivations for trapping and primary factors affecting trapping effort. A cluster analysis revealed four groups with distinct motivations for trapping: wildlife manag ...