Understanding motivations for human behaviors to limit human-wildlife conflict

Stacy Lischka

Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Stacy Lischka recently completed her PhD at Colorado State University.  She holds an MS from Michigan State University and BS from the University of Wisconsin.  She has more than 10 years of experience as a human dimensions researcher at 3 state wildlife management agencies.  Her research focuses on understanding human behaviors, their antecedents, and management strategies that can be used to change behaviors.


Regulations are often viewed as an effective way to motivate human behaviors to address human-wildlife conflicts. In response to increases in human-black bear conflicts in North America, many communities have instituted... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Stacy Lischka (Colorado Parks & Wildlife)
  2. Tara Teel (Colorado State University)
  3. Heather Johnson (Colorado Parks & Wildlife)
  4. Courtney Larson (Colorado State University)
  5. Stewart Breck (United States Department of Agriculture -Wildlife Services-National Wildlife Research Center)
  6. Kevin Crooks (Colorado State University)

Topic Areas

Topics: Human-Wildlife Conflict , Topics: Linking Science to Action , Topics: Social-Ecological Systems/Coupled Human-Natural Systems


M-2B » HWC: Understanding Risk Perceptions (13:00 - Monday, 18th September, Assembly Hall B)

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