Month: June 2018

June 20, 2018

WSB: Drones gauge wild pigs’ damage to crops

To help manage crop damage caused by feral hogs (Sus scrofa), researchers in Mississippi recently developed a quick, automated system using drone imagery. “When you look from a birds-eye view...

June 20, 2018

House bill would extend federal duck season

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, and Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Michigan, introduced a bill (H.R. 6013) that would designate Jan. 31 as the end of the federal duck hunting season by modifying...

June 20, 2018

Senate committee approves Interior spending bill

On Thursday last week, the Senate Committee on Appropriations unanimously approved a $32.6 billion Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for fiscal year (FY) 2019 (S. 3073) Only one...

June 20, 2018

Aldo Leopold award recipient will focus on personal reflections

Click here to register now for the upcoming 25th annual TWS conference. It isn’t Aldo Leopold’s groundbreaking science or policy papers that most people remember when they think about the renowned...

June 19, 2018

What wildlifers are reading in TWS journals

TWS’ three premier wildlife journals — The Journal of Wildlife Management, Wildlife Monographs and the Wildlife Society Bulletin — support our mission to achieve a positive impact on the sustainability...

June 19, 2018

B.C. Chapter supports endangered species legislation

The British Columbia Chapter of The Wildlife Society (BCTWS) has expressed support for the development of endangered species legislation in the province. The proposed new provincial legislation is intended to...

June 19, 2018

Quebec biodiversity may increase with climate change

As climate change disrupts wildlife around the world, protected lands in Quebec might actually see higher biodiversity, researchers found, creating challenges for managers as they deal with wildlife leaving warmer...

June 18, 2018

Wisconsin students collaborate with local organizations

The following student chapter news was included in the Spring 2018 newsletter of the Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society. Photos of student chapter activities are also included in the...

June 18, 2018

BioBlitz joins BLM, citizen scientists in New Mexico desert

The Bureau of Land Management Las Cruces District recently sponsored its first Bioblitz at the Dripping Springs Natural Area, attracting volunteers from the surrounding communities to learn about the biodiversity...

June 18, 2018

TWS member Wendi Weber receives NEAFWA award

TWS member Wendi Weber, northeast regional director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, received the 2018 Robert McDowell Award for Conservation Management Excellence from the Northeast Association of Fish and...