Area of Focus: Habitat Ecology

October 26, 2023

Development pushes one Blanding’s turtle population to the brink

The Ottawa turtles will likely reach “quasi-extinction” in the next decade

October 24, 2023

In the cities, male sparrows do it all

Urban males defend their territories and take care of their chicks

October 17, 2023

Watch: A Pennsylvania study unveils deer mysteries

The 10-year-old Deer-Forest study has gathered important data and surprising tales

October 16, 2023

Nearly 1,000 birds killed at Chicago building during massive migration

Volunteers collected at least 961 birds

September 25, 2023

Coyotes face the stress of the city

Pack position and physical health also influenced cortisol levels

September 21, 2023

TWS Award: Two wildlifers recognized for their service to the wildlife field

Seth Magle and Jeannine Fleegle earned the Special Recognition Service Award this year

September 20, 2023

Spiders pass mercury to land animals

Arachnids can be an indicator of mercury pollution in bats, birds and amphibians

September 11, 2023

WSB: Drones can help scare gulls away

Gulls can cause huge problems for wildlife managers in some cities. When they nest in large colonies near airports, these urban-adapted, roof-nesting birds pose a risk of collision with planes....

September 7, 2023

New WOTUS rule leaves American wetlands vulnerable

A U.S. Supreme Court decision has forced the EPA to remove federal protections from approximately 63% of U.S. wetlands

August 29, 2023

Grassland bird numbers are falling

The declines are steeper than in any other bird type