Category: TWS Wildlife News

Suburban feral swine damage
June 1, 2015

Collaborating to Halt Feral Swine Damage – from The Wildlife Professional Magazine

From the summer 2015 issue of The Wildlife Professional Collaborating to Halt Feral Swine Damage Early Efforts Showing Success Unconstrained or unclaimed swine — which include Eurasian wild boars, Polynesian...

Bear
May 27, 2015

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,...

May 26, 2015

First Bats Treated for White-Nose Syndrome Released

The story has the markings of the old Disney fairy tale when the charming prince wakes Princess Aurora from a magically induced coma after she pricks her finger on the spindle...

Panda Breeding Center in China
May 22, 2015

TWS Member Gets Up Close with Squirrels

John Koprowski stood in an urban park in Kansas with binoculars pressed to his eyes. He was conducting a study as part of his PhD thesis research and was intently...

Loggerhead turtle
May 19, 2015

First Tagged Loggerhead Turtle Released Off West Coast

Government scientists have tagged an elusive sea turtle species with a satellite transmitter for the first time off the coast of southern California. The information they gain while tracking the...

Oak savanna
May 19, 2015

Disappearing Oak Savannas Provide Important Bird Habitat

Preserved oak savanna ecosystems in parts of Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma might provide a good idea of the biodiversity that once ranged more widely across the Midwestern United States, according...

Cheetah
May 15, 2015

Wildlife Scientists Divided on Use of Fences

Wildlife scientists fall on both sides of the fence when it comes to erected barriers to limit conflicts between animals and humans. While on the one side, fences and barriers...

Piping plover
May 15, 2015

Piping Plover Aided by Predator Management

Among the most endangered bird populations in the country, Great Lakes piping plovers are imperiled chiefly by significant loss of and degradation to the wide sandy beaches they require for...

Bobcat
May 15, 2015

Wild Cam Series: Bobcat Ranges

This photo essay is part of a new series from The Wildlife Society featuring photos and video images of wildlife taken with camera traps.  TWS Member Tracks Bobcat Habitat Camera...

Refuge
May 14, 2015

Congress Proposes Ban on Body-Gripping Traps on Refuges

Two bills currently in front of Congress would impact wildlife management and recreational opportunities in the National Wildlife Refuge System. H.R. 2016, introduced by Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-New York) with...