Month: January 2023

grace hummel
January 31, 2023

Wildlife Vocalizations: Grace Hummell

Wildlife Vocalizations is a collection of short personal perspectives from people in the field of wildlife sciences. In second grade, we had an endangered animal project, and I was assigned...

Renate Kvernberg and Karstein Hårsaker from the NTNU University Museum
January 31, 2023

Just one degree can change a species

It’s no secret that major changes in climate can affect species. But how much change does it take? Researchers in Norway took a glimpse into the past and found that...

January 30, 2023

WSB: When fieldwork is sabotaged

Tracking wolf populations presents challenges in the best of times. The carnivores are highly mobile and not exactly easy for wildlife biologists to handle. But researchers in Germany face an...

bald eagle
January 30, 2023

Studying carcasses, a lab works to make renewables safer for wildlife

Wind and solar energy projects can be deadly for birds and bats, but the ones that die can play a role in making these facilities safer for other wildlife. At...

January 27, 2023

Pygmy rabbits face a giant challenge

Pygmy rabbits’ size isn’t the only thing about them that’s tiny. The population of this endangered species is tiny, too, and the growing risk of wildfire in the sagebrush landscapes...

screenshot of new website
January 27, 2023

New TWS website will offer easy navigation and a refreshing look

The Wildlife Society is getting a new look that will appear fresher and more exciting and help members stay up to date on the Society and the wildlife issues they...

steve demaris
January 26, 2023

Steve Demarais recognized for lifetime achievements working with deer

Steve Demarais has been working on deer management since he was a graduate student—even if that wasn’t the original plan. He went to school with the intent of studying wildlife...

January 25, 2023

The January/February issue of The Wildlife Professional

The Wildlife Professional is an exclusive benefit of membership in The Wildlife Society. Published six times annually, the magazine presents timely research news and analysis of trends in the wildlife profession....

A cat and a raccoon cross paths at night in Washington, D.C.
January 25, 2023

Outdoor D.C. cats put themselves and others in danger

Letting pet cats spend time outdoors can put them at risk for contracting diseases, while simultaneously causing harm to wildlife and the ecosystem. This finding came out of a larger...

golden eagle
January 25, 2023

TWS responds to bald and golden eagle rulemaking

The Wildlife Society, in partnership with TWS’ Renewable Energy Working Group, submitted comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service showing their support for proposed revisions to the implementation of...