Part of North America's Largest High School Environment Competition


Generalized Framework

  • Identify Arizona wildlife species and wildlife sign through the use of a field guide.
  • Identify basic wildlife survival needs.
  • Describe specific adaptations of wildlife to their environment and their role within the ecosystem.
  • Describe predator/prey relationships and cite examples using native Arizona species.
  • Describe food chains and food webs and cite examples using species found within Arizona. (Non-native, introduced species may be used.)
  • Describe factors that determine a population’s carrying capacity, including those that may limit or enhance population growth.
  • Recommend various ways the public and wildlife managers can help in the protection, conservation, management, and enhancement of wildlife populations.
  • Describe the potential impact of the introduction of non-native species into an ecosystem.

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