What wildlifers are reading in TWS journals

By Nancy Sasavage

TWS’ three premier wildlife journals — The Journal of Wildlife Management, Wildlife Monographs and the Wildlife Society Bulletin — support our mission to achieve a positive impact on the sustainability of wildlife populations through the dissemination of science-based wildlife conservation and management.

With online access now included as a membership benefit, TWS members are increasingly engaging with the latest research findings in wildlife science.

In case you missed any of these, here’s a list of the most downloaded papers in 2017.

  1. Free-roaming cat interactions with wildlife admitted to a wildlife hospital
  2. Polar bear attacks on humans: Implications of a changing climate
  3. Determining kill rates of ungulate calves by brown bears using neck-mounted cameras
  4. Effects of control on the dynamics of an adjacent protected wolf population in interior Alaska
  5. Predicting eagle fatalities at wind facilities
  6. How publishing in open access journals threatens science and what we can do about it
  7. Clarifying historical range to aid recovery of the Mexican wolf
  8. Bat mortality due to wind turbines in Canada
  9. Online hunting forums identify achievement as prominent among multiple satisfactions
  10. Inefficiency of evolutionarily relevant selection in ungulate trophy hunting
  11. Investigating impacts of oil and gas development on greater sage-grouse
  12. The role of domestic cats in the admission of injured wildlife at rehabilitation and rescue centers
  13. Consumption of intentional food subsidies by a hunted carnivore
  14. How open access is crucial to the future of science
  15. Predators, predator removal, and sage-grouse: A review
  16. Annual elk calf survival in a multiple carnivore system
  17. Demography of an increasing caribou herd with restricted wolf control
  18. Manipulations of black bear and coyote affect caribou calf survival
  19. Winter diet and hunting success of Canada lynx in Colorado
  20. Overpasses and underpasses: Effectiveness of crossing structures for migratory ungulates

Log into Your Membership to read these papers by going to the “Publications” tab.

We want to thank these authors for choosing to publish with TWS.

Next time you are ready to submit a paper, we hope you will choose a TWS journal as your publication outlet!

Here’s just a few reasons why you should:

  • Universal author guidelines
  • Rapid, rigorous peer review
  • Discounted page charges for members
  • Open access option available
Nancy Sasavage is TWS Director of Publications and Communications and Editor-in-Chief of The Wildlife Professional.

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