Month: March 2015

J.N. "Ding" Darling
March 19, 2015

Traveling Exhibit on “Ding” Darling

The “Hidden Works of Jay N. ‘Ding’ Darling” — pioneering conservationist and cartoonist — are on display at the Ward Museum for Waterfowl Art in Salisbury, Maryland. This rare and...

March 19, 2015

WG Convenes at 2015 Wildlife Management Conference

As a continuously evolving field, wildlife damage management faces challenges reaching far beyond determining the best way to resolve damage. The work inherently affects groups with varying interests, but is...

Banff Bison
March 18, 2015

Bison to be Reintroduced to Canada’s Oldest National Park

Bison could once again roam free in Canada’s oldest national park. Provincial and federal officials announced a plan earlier this month to reintroduce plains bison (Bison bison bison) to Banff...

Birds of prey
March 18, 2015

Meet the Candidates: TWS 2015 Elections

The Wildlife Society announces candidates for positions on TWS Council. Electronic ballots will be sent in May to all members with an email address. If you do not have an...

March 18, 2015

Disappearing Arctic Ponds Could Affect Threatened Ducks

Ponds from north Alaska that provide “a mecca” for migratory birds and some threatened duck species are shrinking and disappearing, according to a new study. “These birds will likely be...

Black Pinesnake
March 17, 2015

FWS Considers Critical Habitat for Black Pinesnake

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has re-opened comments on the proposed listing of the black pinesnake as a threated species and the proposed designation of eight areas in...

Annual Conference Logos
March 17, 2015

March 30 Deadline: 2016 Conference Logo Contest

The North Carolina Chapter of The Wildlife Society has extended the deadline for entries for a logo to represent The Wildlife Society’s National Conference to be held in Raleigh, North...

Feral Horses
March 17, 2015

BLM to Conduct Survey on Horse Management

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has published a notice about their intent to conduct focus groups and interviews of stakeholders and also distribute a national survey to better understand...

Flying Squirrel
March 17, 2015

Researchers Map Flying Squirrel Habitat

Carolina northern flying squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus) may be flying high, but their population numbers could definitely use a lift. In a new study published in Endangered Species Research, researchers...

March 16, 2015

Restoration Through Eradication

From the spring issue of The Wildlife Professional. The Chesapeake Bay Nutria Eradication Project Throughout the 1900s, nutria (Myocastor coypus) — South American semi-aquatic rodents once prized for their pelt — were...