Emily Ronis

TWS co-hosts briefing to promote conservation

On June 21, The Wildlife Society, American Fisheries Society and National Wildlife Federation hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill on Reversing America’s Wildlife Crisis. The June 21 briefing informed legislators and staffers about the decline

Conservation News

DNA helps biologists monitor rare Korean ungulate

Deep in the remote mountain crags and valleys of the eastern Korean Peninsula, an imperiled goatish herbivore called the long-tailed goral (Naemorhedus caudatus) persists despite the pressures of development and agriculture. This elusive species remains

Madilyn Jarman

House committee discusses cormorant culls

The House Natural Resources Committee met in Alpena, Michigan for a field hearing on double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) management. Cormorants are migratory birds and are therefore regulated under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. However, recreational

TWS Wildlife News

USFWS staffers honored with Science Awards

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has recognized three staff members for their extraordinary work by awarding them the Service’s 2017 Science Awards. The Science Awards were established to recognize that effective wildlife management and

Conservation News

Are conservationists ignoring culture?

Conservationists tend to focus on safeguarding species that are ecologically or economically beneficial, limited in number or suffering severe population decline. But are they leaving out other important values? A team of researchers in the

FYI News

CWD appears in captive Pennsylvania deer

Pennsylvania wildlife officials have confirmed the appearance of chronic-wasting disease in three captive white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) at two deer farms. One farm, in Blair County, where the disease hadn’t been seen before, was placed