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May 7, 2015

Lights Out for Birds in New York

While city lights at night might be majestic and beautiful to some people, for migrating birds, they can be fatal. But, the State of New York including New York City...

Bobwhite quail
May 1, 2015

Game Birds Good Umbrella Species for Conservation

Game species may be better suited as so-called umbrella species for larger conservation goals than some rare and endangered species, according to research. “When people look at umbrella species they...

April 28, 2015

Mute Swan Adoption Might be an Option

While you may have thought about adopting a dog or a cat as a pet, you probably never considered adopting a swan. But in New York, individuals as well as...

April 23, 2015

On the Road with UMaine Student Chapter

The University of Maine Student Chapter of TWS is very active at all levels of TWS. Student members have spent much of the 2014-2015 academic year traveling to several conferences...

NE Conclave
April 17, 2015

TWS Conclave Draws Nearly 200 Students to Adirondacks

Paul Smith’s College, located in the heart of the Adirondack State Park of New York, recently hosted the TWS Northeast Conclave for the first time in the college’s history.  Approximately...

April 17, 2015

Chapter Takes Position: Land for Maine’s Future Program

The Maine Chapter of TWS has developed a position statement regarding Governor LePage’s withholding of funds for Land for Maine’s Future program (LMF), which has played a critical role in...

April 10, 2015

City Ants Love Fast Food

Some ants have a craving for hamburgers with a side of fries, according to a recent study. Researchers from North Carolina State University tested isotope levels in ants that dwell...