Month: April 2017

April 6, 2017

British Columbia to form new wildlife management agency

On Mar. 22, British Columbia’s Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources Operations, Steve Thomson, announced that a new wildlife management agency will be formed in fall 2017 to expand...

April 5, 2017

Students enjoy a “Day in the Dirt”

Twelve undergraduate wildlife biology students and three employees with the North Carolina Resource Commission recently took a field trip to the Caterpillar customer and training center in Clayton, N.C., where...

April 5, 2017

Conference field trip: Experience Albuquerque from 10k feet

The Sandia Crest Tramway is one of three exciting field trips being offered at this year’s TWS Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Conference registration opens in May. Visit

April 4, 2017

Scouring scat to investigate Los Angeles’ coyotes

Biologist Justin Brown sees coyotes almost every night he tracks them, which may seem unusual since the habitat he studies is the city of Los Angeles. Since May 2015, he’s...

April 4, 2017

USFWS reclassifies manatee from endangered to threatened

On Mar. 30, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a press release announcing its decision to reclassify the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) from endangered to threatened under the...

April 3, 2017

TWS members receive 2016 Honorary Membership Award

The Honorary Membership was first awarded to J.N. (Ding) Darling in 1950. It recognizes continuous outstanding service to any area of concern to The Wildlife Society by a TWS member...

April 3, 2017

Enhancing songbird populations by managing forests

Songbirds are a source of enjoyment for millions of bird watchers. According to one recent estimate, bird-oriented recreation generates $85 billion of economic activity annually. Populations of many species are...