Month: April 2015

Little Duck
April 21, 2015

Your Adventures With the Big Wildlife at Little Duck

All registered attendees for the 2015 TWS Annual Conference will be automatically entered into a draw for a 2016 fly-in fishing trip for two at The Lodge at Little Duck, compliments...

April 21, 2015

Common Bird Conservation Boosts City Economies

The conservation and feeding of common birds contributes to city economies to the tune of millions of dollars a year, according to a new study. “People are very engaged with...

April 21, 2015

Improving Public Perception of Environmental Damage

A recent study looking at public perception shows that history has a tendency to soften the damage of some of the worst villains. Spruce bark beetles (Ips typographus) — originally...

Brown-headed cowbird
April 21, 2015

How Light Can Prevent Bird Strikes

On a cold January afternoon in 2009, a flock of Canada geese (Branta canadensis) flew into both jet engines of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 as it was flying over the...

UWSP Student Chapter
April 20, 2015

UWSP Student Chapter Hosts Leadership Workshop

The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point (UWSP) Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society recently hosted its first Leadership Workshop. The workshop was an idea developed by members of the board...

Bottlenose Dolphin in Mississippi Sound
April 20, 2015

Effects of BP Deepwater Horizon Spill Persist

Marine and coastal life continues to be affected five years after the spill on BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig. Small mangrove islands have disappeared completely after the trees that held...

April 20, 2015

Two New Books from TWS and Johns Hopkins University Press

Members save 30 percent on these new titles from TWS and Johns Hopkins Press. “Wildlife Habitat Conservation” presents an up-to-date review of the habitat concept, provides a scientifically rigorous definition,...

NE Conclave
April 17, 2015

TWS Conclave Draws Nearly 200 Students to Adirondacks

Paul Smith’s College, located in the heart of the Adirondack State Park of New York, recently hosted the TWS Northeast Conclave for the first time in the college’s history.  Approximately...

April 17, 2015

Chapter Takes Position: Land for Maine’s Future Program

The Maine Chapter of TWS has developed a position statement regarding Governor LePage’s withholding of funds for Land for Maine’s Future program (LMF), which has played a critical role in...

April 16, 2015

New York City is Getting Even Wilder

Coyotes have been prowling around New York City’s parks, according to NYC’s Department of Parks and Recreation. The Parks Department said along with an increase in wildlife such as squirrels,...