Month: November 2014

Detection Dogs
November 26, 2014

APHIS Uses Detection Dogs for Nutria Eradication

Keeva and Rex are the two newest recruits in the efforts to protect Chesapeake Bay wetlands by eradicating invasive nutria from the Delmarva Peninsula. They have been trained to detect...

Migrating Wildlife
November 26, 2014

Migrating Wildlife Use Multiple Land Types

Migrating wildlife in Wyoming rely on private and government lands in addition to wilderness areas, according to the Wyoming Migration Initiative’s interim report that mapped five migratory species in the...

Black Bear
November 26, 2014

Louisiana Black Bear Population Deemed Stable

A new report by the U.S. Geological Survey pronounces the population of Louisiana Black Bears stable and indicates the population should sustain as long as conditions remain the same. The...

Coastal Wetlands
November 26, 2014

Climate Academy Develops Climate Adaptation Skills

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) has opened registration for the 2015 Climate Academy — a five month online training course designed to teach the...

November 25, 2014

Nevada Chapter Meeting

The Nevada Chapter of The Wildlife Society announces their 2015 meeting on February 11-12th in Reno, NV. The meeting will be held in the Commission Hearing Room at the Nevada...

Northern Long Eared Bat
November 25, 2014

Comment Period for Bat Species Listing Reopened

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has announced that it is reopening the comment period for their proposal to the list the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) as endangered...

November 25, 2014

Virginia Tech Announces Southeastern Conclave

The Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society at Virginia Tech is proud to host the 2015 Southeastern Regional Wildlife Conclave. Conclave will take place from March 12-15, 2015 at the...

Sea Star Wasting Syndrome
November 24, 2014

Sea Star Plague Culprit Identified

Researchers identified the culprit of sea star wasting syndrome as sea star associated densovirus, a new pathogen different from all other known viruses infecting marine organisms. Read more at PBS...

Swainson's Warbler
November 24, 2014

Rare Songbird Makes ‘Biological Desert’ Its Home

One of the rarest migratory songbirds in the United States is quickly colonizing southern pine farms, according to a recent study published in Bird Conservation International. Over the course of...

Polar Bear
November 24, 2014

Call for Proposals: 22nd Annual Conference

Winnipeg, Manitoba | October 17-21, 2015 Call for Proposals: Workshops, Symposia, Panel Discussions, and Special Poster Sessions Deadline: February 6, 2015 Proposals for workshops, symposia, panel discussions, and special poster sessions...