Month: July 2015

A coyote looks at a camera trap in South Mountain Gameland, N.C.
July 6, 2015

House Cats Avoid Coyote Haunts: Wild Cam Series

There’s a trick to conserving nine lives, and a new camera trap study shows that it may involve domestic felines having prudence when it comes to keeping out of coyote...

July 2, 2015

Bi-Partisan Leaders Gather to Urge Action for LWCF

Last week marked 100 days before the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) authorization expires at the end of September. Senators Bennet (D-CO), Ayotte (R-NH), and Heinrich (D-MN), cosponsors of...

Florida bonneted bat
July 2, 2015

Video: Citizen Scientists Help Educate About Endangered Bat

Kirsten Bohn had just moved to Miami to begin working as an assistant research professor at Florida International University. It had been a few days after she had settled into...

July 2, 2015

Wildlife Services Assists AZTWS with Techniques Workshop

The Arizona Chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS) hosted the fifth annual Wildlife Techniques Workshop in late April at the Horseshoe Ranch, located about 55 miles north of Phoenix, AZ....

July 2, 2015

TWS Conference: Exciting Networking Opportunities

Imagine yourself strolling through downtown Winnipeg on a quiet evening in 1920; or climbing aboard a 17th century wooden vessel and setting sail in Hudson Bay. These are a couple...

Mexican seabirds
July 1, 2015

Overfishing, Climate Change Push Mexican Seabirds North

Climate change and overfishing is pushing a colony of seabirds from their native Mexican nesting grounds into California. “The problem for the elegant terns is not only the temperature anomalies...

July 1, 2015

Wisconsin Budget Cuts Impact Wildlife Research

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) official and Director of the Bureau of Science Services, Jack Sullivan, announced his resignation amid the subjugation of his office to severe budget cuts...

Manitoba bats
July 1, 2015

Manitoba Doubles Up on Protection for Bats

Manitoba has recently added several new species to its at-risk watch list. Both the little brown bat and the northern long-eared bat have been listed as “endangered” in the province,...

Winnipeg Ignite
July 1, 2015

Ignite TWS Talk: Jennifer Forbey

“Enlighten us, but make it quick.” — Ignite Imagine that you’re about to present a talk that shares your passion about a personal or professional wildlife-related experience to over 300...