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November 14, 2019

Power line corridors support wildlife

Power lines are harmful for many species like cranes and falcons, but in New England, researchers found that some specie the corridors can help sustain native wildlife species from migrating...

November 1, 2019

Watch: N.H. wildlifers coax moose out of swimming pool

How do you coax a moose out of a swimming pool? New Hampshire Fish and Game biologists found themselves asking that question after a young bull moose (Alces alces) ended...

November 1, 2019

The November/December 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....

October 9, 2019

Pennsylvania turtle trafficker gets 6-month sentence

A Pennsylvania man has received a six-month prison sentence for illegally trafficking diamondback terrapin turtles (Malaclemys terrapin). David Sommers, a 64-year-old man from Bucks County, just north of Philadelphia, told...

September 10, 2019

The September/October 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....

September 3, 2019

New Jersey town combats gull problem with raptors

How does a seaside tourist town keep gulls from pestering its patrons? Ocean City, New Jersey, has been using raptors to tackle the problem. The city has been contracting with...

August 9, 2019

Maine’s puffins on pace for record year

Atlantic puffins (Fratercula arctica) off the coast of Maine are on pace to set a record number of breeding pairs. National Audubon Society scientist Stephen Kress tells the Associated Press...

August 6, 2019

Rabies vaccination targets raccoons in Maine

USDA Wildlife Services is spreading more than 300,000 rabies vaccine baits in Maine in an effort to address the spread of rabies in raccoons (Procyon lotor). The bait will be...

July 2, 2019

The July/August 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....

July 2, 2019

Piping plovers benefited from Hurricane Sandy

The damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy to human communities has been well documented. But for piping plovers, the powerful storm in October 2012 was a boon. Researchers found that on...