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July 11, 2016

Restoring arid western habitats — from The Wildlife Professional

Native Plants Maximize Wildlife Conservation Effectiveness Greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) and monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) and other pollinating insects have garnered a lot of attention recently from federal and state...

July 7, 2016

Wild Cam: Where are fishers found in New York State?

Fishers haven’t always been prevalent in the central and western parts of New York State. In fact, in the late 1800s and early 1900s, populations declined rapidly due to unregulated...

July 5, 2016

The Wildlife Professional July/August issue is online

Don’t miss the latest issue of The Wildlife Professional. Read about how drought impacts western wildlife in our cover story, Dried Up. Also learn about the critical role of livestock...

June 29, 2016

JWM Study: Getting the sun to shine down on rattlesnakes

The natural succession of tall, woody shrub vegetation in the last 50 or so years at an isolated wetland site in upstate New York has reduced the number of basking...

May 2, 2016

The Wildlife Professional’s special issue on State Wildlife Action Plans now online

The Cost of Conservation — Priceless A few years ago, an advertising campaign for a credit card company featured a series of commercials with the heart-warming theme, the best things...

March 2, 2016

The Wildlife Professional March/April issue is online

The latest issue of The Wildlife Professional is now online. Read about ongoing efforts to protect native bee populations in our cover story, Pollinators in Decline. Also learn about how...

February 26, 2016

Welcome to Rattlesnake Island, Massachusetts

Wildlife managers in Massachusetts are moving forward with plans to develop a colony of state-endangered rattlesnakes despite the poisonous politics. “If this happens successfully, we are confident the snakes will...

February 24, 2016

How to help wildlife cope with climate change

Want to know what you can do to help manage wildlife cope with climate change? Government agencies and research institutions have developed an online tool that points everyone from policymakers...

January 4, 2016

The 10th Anniversary Issue of The Wildlife Professional Is Now Online

Editor’s Note Marking a Milestone Welcome to the 10th anniversary issue of your membership magazine, The Wildlife Professional. Since I joined The Wildlife Society staff in October 2014, many past...

December 29, 2015

Video: Conserving Blanding’s Turtles in Massachusetts

Most endangered Blanding’s turtles (Emys blandingii) die before they hatch or within their first year. But Grassroots Wildlife Conservation has been working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to...