FYI News

Beneficial insects may be declining

September 27, 2018

Beneficial flying insects such as native bees, moths, butterflies and others seem to be less abundant than usual, while pests such as mosquitoes, disease carrying ...

New England squirrels frustrate farmers

September 26, 2018

New England’s red (Sciurus vulgaris) and gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) are eating up farmers’ crops since there’s not as much food and acorn crops as ...

DNA helps track ivory poachers

September 21, 2018

A team of researchers say they have a novel approach to tracking down elephant poachers, the New York Times reports. Samuel Wasser, director of the Center for ...

House passes changes to Pittman-Robertson

September 18, 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 2591, Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act last week.  The bill allows states to use ...
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