Month: March 2015

March 11, 2015

Montana Agency to Start Hunting Ethics Campaign

The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks plans to kick off a new campaign encouraging hunter ethics in fall of this year. Hunting ethics have been under scrutiny in...

Brown bat
March 10, 2015

Researchers Record Oldest Little Brown Bat Ever

Just because a brown bat is little doesn’t mean it’s not old. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources researchers recently discovered a little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) that was tagged 32...

Sage grouse
March 10, 2015

Idaho Drafts New State Sage-Grouse Plan

Idaho is working on a new draft conservation plan for the sage-grouse in an effort to keep the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from potentially listing the species under the...

March 10, 2015

Midwinter Survey Shows Increased Bald Eagle Sightings

In the Powder River Basin in Wyoming, 90 volunteers recently counted over 400 eagles in the annual midwinter bald eagle survey conducted by the Bureau of Land Management’s Buffalo Field...

TWP Spring 2015
March 9, 2015

The Wildlife Professional Spring Issue Is Online

The latest issue of The Wildlife Professional will be in your mailbox soon. Check out our cover story on the impact of renewable energy on wildlife by TWS Science Writer...

Solar Arrays
March 9, 2015

Solar Arrays at Airports: Do they increase birdstrike risks?

Which is riskier for airports— a solar array or a grassy field? To better understand how the land around airports might affect the risk of bird-aircraft collisions, USDA Wildlife Services’...

North Carolina Chapter
March 9, 2015

NC Student Chapter Hosts “Wild Foods Supper”

On Saturday, January 31st the North Carolina State University Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society (aka the Leopold Wildlife Club) hosted their fourth annual “Wild Foods Supper.” The Wildlife Club...

Eagletail Mountain Wilderness AZ
March 9, 2015

USFS, TWS Launch Program for Native American Students

The U.S. Forest Service and The Wildlife Society are excited to launch a Native American Professional Development Program, which will provide valuable knowledge to Native American students who are interested...

March 9, 2015

Researchers Study Rabies Vaccination Bait in Raccoons

In a recent study, researchers at the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources identified new ways to prevent the spread...

Gray Wolf
March 6, 2015

States Appeal Court Decision Regarding Wolf Management

Both Michigan and Wisconsin have filed appeals to a federal judge’s order restoring protection to gray wolves in the Great Lakes region. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was required...