Geographical Location: Northeastern

March 11, 2020

In NYC, officials wrestle with controlling deer populations

A portion of New York City is finding itself with a lot of unwelcome wildlife. White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are causing traffic accidents. Wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) are invading yards....

March 4, 2020

The March/April 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....

January 23, 2020

Hunting guide’s aging journals point to changing climate

L.S. Quackenbush made a living guiding hunters in northern Maine in the 1940s and ’50s, but the meticulous journals he kept are telling biologists something about wildlife in the region...

January 17, 2020

TWS section and chapter meetings in February

The Wildlife Society’s sections, chapters and working groups hold meetings and workshops throughout the year. The following meetings are currently scheduled in February: Feb. 3-7, 2020: Western Section of The...

January 10, 2020

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....

January 9, 2020

Old Christmas trees a boon to dunes

What to do with the Christmas tree now that the holiday season is over? In many coastal communities, Christmas trees are used to build up dunes, which make the coastlines...

December 31, 2019

Tours to see rare white deer herd end

About 75 white deer occupy a former Army depot in New York’s Finger Lakes region. The deer are leucistic — they lack the normal pigment that makes other white-tailed deer...

December 18, 2019

For amphibians and reptiles, wetlands restoration takes time

Restored cranberry farm environments don’t immediately attract large numbers of native amphibians and reptiles or initially promote species diversity of native amphibians and reptiles, according to preliminary results presented in...

December 18, 2019

NYC makes buildings safer for birds

The city council of New York City has passed a new bill making buildings safer for migratory birds. The new rules call for bird-friendly touches like patterned glass on new...

November 27, 2019

Off the plate, turkeys aren’t always welcome

Wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) have been declining in New York state over the past 13 years, but on Long Island, their populations have exploded. The state Department of Environmental Conservation...