Month: May 2015

Native Austrostipa grass
May 5, 2015

How Australia Controls Its Wild Rabbits – From The Wildlife Professional Magazine

From the spring issue of The Wildlife Professional. The use of two diseases and the search for another biocontrol agent Early last year, vets in Sydney, Australia urged owners of...

May 5, 2015

Volunteering Spurs New Ideas for Mizzou Student Chapter

The Mizzou (aka University of Missouri) Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society has had an engaging year thus far! Members have heard from several different speakers including Chris Newbold, President-Elect...

Cooper’s hawk
May 5, 2015

Flameproof Falcons and Hawks Soar Over Areas of B.C.

It could be compared, cynically, to the legend of the phoenix. But while legend has it that the mythological bird was continually reborn from the ashes of its predecessor, researchers...

Brown treesnake
May 4, 2015

Increased Availability of Wildlife Management Tools

John Eisemann spends much of his time on the phone or in meetings talking to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) partners and stakeholders. As the Technology Transfer Program Manager...

Bobwhite quail
May 1, 2015

Game Birds Good Umbrella Species for Conservation

Game species may be better suited as so-called umbrella species for larger conservation goals than some rare and endangered species, according to research. “When people look at umbrella species they...

May 1, 2015

Video: Water for Arizona’s Wildlife

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) has recently built a new water catchment for wildlife in the Sonoran Desert. The agency has been building water development for wildlife since...