Bee
Conservation News

Bees Prefer Open Canopy Forests

While the decline in honey bees (genus Apis) in the United States is widely known, prompting the government to put forth strategies to protect the species, the status of other common bees, particularly those found

White-tailed deer
Dana Kobilinsky

First Case of CWD in Michigan Deer

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose, was confirmed for the first time in a free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Michigan last week. Last

Elephants
Conservation News

Large Herbivores at Risk of Extinction

When you think of valuable tangible goods, items such as gold come to mind, but there might be valuable items that you haven’t considered including rhinoceros horns and ivory tusks from elephants. Scientists who recently

Bear
Dana Kobilinsky

New Proposed Rules for Bear Hunts in Florida

Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recently developed rules for Florida’s first bear hunt if the proposal for limited bear hunting, which was approved last month, is passed. Florida’s black bears