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October 25, 2016

How to protect nest boxes from predators

Nest box guards work, but the most effective kinds aren’t the ones most people use, according to new research presented during TWS’ 23rd Annual Conference in Raleigh, N.C. Today, nest...

October 20, 2016

Landowners and agency biologists showcase public-private partnerships

With nearly 70 percent of U.S. land owned by private individuals and entities, it’s clear that conservation work must include private landowners. The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program is...

October 19, 2016

Gary Potts hands presidential gavel to Bruce Thompson

Gary Potts’ presidency came to a triumphant close this morning as he handed the gavel to the incoming TWS President, Bruce Thompson. In an emotional reflection on his time as...

October 18, 2016

Plenary examines the threat of invasive species

Wildlife professionals everywhere are struggling against the threat of invasive species. At Monday’s plenary symposium at the TWS 23rd Annual Conference, three experts offered insight on this universal challenge, laying...

October 17, 2016

Members of The 1,000 support TWS strategic initiatives

The Wildlife Society offered a warm thank you Monday night to members of “The 1,000,” a prestigious group of TWS members who are inspiring other members into action, leading by...

October 16, 2016

Opening plenary calls on wildlife professionals to forge collaborations

The Wildlife Society’s Annual Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina, kicked off Sunday morning with a plenary symposium on the future of conservation through partnerships. TWS President Gary Potts has made...


October 14, 2016

Flesh-eating maggots threaten endangered Key deer

Endangered deer in the Florida Keys are suffering grizzly deaths from an infestation of flesh-eating maggots. The parasites, known as New World screwworms (Cochliomyia hominivorax), are the larvae of flies...

October 12, 2016

WSB study: Jaguars and humans may sometimes live in harmony

Jaguars are symbols of wild rainforest ecosystems, but new research suggests they are not limited to such remote haunts. In the state of Nayarit on Mexico’s western coast, jaguars (Panthera...

October 11, 2016

Invasive snails rescue endangered bird of prey

Endangered kites in Florida may have an unlikely savior: a type of invasive snail the size of a baseball. Until recently, the Florida population of snail kites (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus)...