Geographical Location: Northeastern

December 22, 2015

Biologists Warn About Invasive Spotted Lanternfly

A small and colorful invasive insect is proving to be a threat to Pennsylvania’s plants — and entomologists say it will likely spread across the United States. Originally from China,...

December 11, 2015

Citizen Scientists Build Online Mammal Atlas in Pennsylvania

What kinds of mammals live in your backyard? If you’re in Pennsylvania, a new website powered by citizen scientists’ photos may be able to tell you. “The general public can...

December 4, 2015

New York State Forests May Be at Their Peak: Report

The overall forest cover of New York State may have reached a peak, according to a new federal report. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service conducted an inventory of...

October 30, 2015

Mountain Lions Not Just a Tall Tale in Adirondacks

Less than five years ago, a large muscled cat with striking eyes rimmed with black and a tail as long as almost half its over four-foot long body, was hit...

October 8, 2015

Red Squirrels Hinder Rusty Blackbird Recovery

Shannon Luepold had to cross rickety old bridges, endure flat tires and fight off black flies and other biting insects in order to conduct her research on rusty blackbirds (Euphagus...

September 10, 2015

How Pennsylvania Manages Its Wild Elk

Tens of thousands of hunters and wildlife advocates across Pennsylvania recently met at the Great Outdoor Elk Expo to discuss management and conservation of the state’s wild elk herd. The...

Canada Geese Management
July 8, 2015

Geese Management Protects Sensitive Vegetation in N.J.

The Maurice River and tributaries in Cumberland County, New Jersey represent an important tidal freshwater habitat for critical emergent vegetation and migrating birds. This vegetation — including wild rice (Zizania...

University of Maine Student Chapter
May 26, 2015

UMaine Membership at All-Time High

The University of Maine Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society is very active in their community. Members volunteer at several local events and wildlife refuges and in turn learn about...

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...