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March 1, 2018

The March/April issue of The Wildlife Professional

A nationwide survey of Americans last year showed that while people have an interest in nature and being outdoors, the time they spend doing outdoor activities — including traditional ones...

January 16, 2018

Paul Smith’s students practice field techniques and more

The Paul Smith’s College Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society has been busy this past semester! During our second meeting, we had the wonderful Mark Manske of Adirondack Raptors come...

January 10, 2018

Can a ‘twitch’ be a pitch for wildlife?

The black-backed oriole typically subsists on monarch butterflies in the forests of central Mexico, but when one appeared in suburban Pennsylvania last January, thousands of birders flocked to get a...

January 3, 2018

NE Section seeks volunteer instructors for field course

The Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society is looking for instructors for their Student Wildlife Field Course. Held annually for two weeks in May, the intense session offers students an...

January 2, 2018

The January/February issue of The Wildlife Professional

In our first issue of 2018, The Wildlife Professional takes an in-depth look at the struggle to contain the spread of chronic wasting disease in cervids.  In November, Montana became...

December 29, 2017

Pennsylvania students travel near and far

California University of Pennsylvania Jake Newbill Below is a summary of recent Student Chapter activities within Pennsylvania, which was included in the Pennsylvania Chapter of The Wildlife Society’s Fall 2017...

December 14, 2017

Puffins with longer migrations have trouble breeding

With their bright beaks and crescent-shaped eyes, puffins are adored by animal lovers, but the pint-sized seabirds have been something of a mystery to scientists. GPS trackers have been too...

December 4, 2017

TWS member’s loon study featured in Washington Post

TWS member Tiffany Grade’s Journal of Wildlife Management study on lead tackle and loon deaths in has been featured in the Washington Post. A biologist with the Loon Preservation Committee,...

November 30, 2017

New approach gauges recreation’s potential impact on wildlife

Millions of recreationists take to the trails of America’s natural spaces every year to hike, bike, ski and picnic, but even if they take only photographs and leave only footprints,...

November 22, 2017

TWS recognizes longtime members for service

Two wildlife professionals with decades of involvement with The Wildlife Society received the Distinguished Service Award lapel pin and certificate at this year’s Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The...