A Literary Review of the Effects of Snowmobiling on Wildlife: with a focus on the impact of noise emissions

Title

A Literary Review of the Effects of Snowmobiling on Wildlife: with a focus on the impact of noise emissions

Author

Alexandra Taylor

Host Organization

Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve
Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve Ltd.

Supervising Faculty

Tom Whillans, Environmental Science / Studies

Reference Number

TP-178

Date

2000

Area

Haliburton

Subject

Environmental Science / Studies
Geography
Recreation & Tourism

Abstract

Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve has a long history of snowmobiling and relies heavily on the income that this activity brings in during the winter months. Because of this, it is probably not feasible to immediately end snowmobiling within Haliburton Forest if in fact the machine's impact is significant. For this reason, recommendations made in literary papers have been collected to help lessen the potential impact of snowmobiling on wildlife within Haliburton Forest. The effects of noise on ungulates, subnivean mammals, predators, fish, and wildlife in general has been collected from various sources and summarized in this research paper. Recommendations have also been made for measuring noise emissions in Haliburton Forest.

Publisher

U-Links

Files

Collection

Reference

Alexandra Taylor, A Literary Review of the Effects of Snowmobiling on Wildlife: with a focus on the impact of noise emissions, U-Links, 2000