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The July/August issue of The Wildlife Professional

Native Wildlife, Native Lands: Indigenous communities play a growing role in conservation and management

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July 17, 2024

2024 TWS election results are in

Evelyn Merrill has won the vice presidency while Al Arsenault, Lisa Muller, and Kathy Granillo have been elected to Council

July 16, 2024

Wildlife Vocalizations: Nathaniel Owolawi

Outreach and education can improve conservation knowledge in Nigeria

July 16, 2024

USFWS plans to cull 450,000 barred owls to help native species

Project aims to stymie loss of California and northern spotted owls

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August 30, 2018

Farm Bill conference committee to meet in September

The 2018 Farm Bill conference committee plans to hold its first meeting Sept. 5, as the House comes back into session after its August recess. The conference committee must reconcile...

August 29, 2018

Survey shows political influence on decisions

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed scientists in 16 federal agencies to gauge the role of science in the current administration. The results appear in a new report, Science Under...

August 23, 2018

Discussions continue regarding ESA

There is a growing list of proposed changes and discussions surrounding what various sides see as the Endangered Species Act’s successes, failures, and challenges. In recent weeks, Sen. John Barrasso,...

August 22, 2018

Changes in leadership at Interior

Many top leadership positions within the Interior Department and other departments are appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. So far, 345 key positions appointed by the President...

August 16, 2018

Senate passes Interior-EPA appropriations bill

The Senate has passed the appropriations bill (H.R. 6147) for the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies as part of a small omnibus package, or “minibus,” with the Agriculture, Financial Services-General...

August 15, 2018

GMO crop and pesticide ban for refuges ended

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has rolled back a 2014 ban on the use of genetically modified crops and neonicotinoid, or neonic, pesticides on National Wildlife Refuges where farming...


August 9, 2018

Report outlines new Canadian migratory bird regulations

The Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) has released a report of recent changes to the country’s Migratory Bird Regulations for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 seasons....

August 8, 2018

TWS writes to Sen. Barrasso regarding changes to the ESA

The Wildlife Society sent a letter to Sen. John Barrasso, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to provide testimony on his draft bill proposal, the Endangered Species...

August 3, 2018

USFWS and NOAA Fisheries propose ESA changes

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) have announced proposed revisions to the Endangered Species Act. The proposed changes, which were announced July...