Geographical Location: Northeastern

July 7, 2020

Watch: Christian Cooper discusses birding and diversity

New York birder Christian Cooper took to PBS’s science series NOVA to discuss the intricate sounds of bird calls, color morphs and the important of diversity in birding. Cooper originally...

July 2, 2020

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....

June 29, 2020

JWM: Piping plover foraging areas left unprotected

While piping plover nesting and breeding habitat is roped off and protected on New York’s Fire Island and Westhampton Island, researchers found areas where the plovers — and other shorebird...

June 16, 2020

Northeast Section honors awards recipients

The Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society has presented its 2020 awards in association with the Northeast Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies. The awards were announced online. NEAFWA and...

June 11, 2020

Loons to benefit from oil spill settlement

Funds from a legal settlement following a 2003 oil spill are helping reestablish common loons (Gavia immer) in New England. Federal and state agencies are spending $8 million to release...

May 28, 2020

Maine plovers have record year

As beaches reopen to the public, piping plovers are also returning. In Maine, they’re having a record year, continuing a steady upswing. Maine Audubon reports seeing 100 pairs and 61...

May 18, 2020

Venison donations from damage management in a time of need

Last year, USDA’s Wildlife Services donated 138 tons of goose, deer, elk and other meat. Equivalent to more than 1 million servings of protein for people in need, such donations...

May 1, 2020

The May/June 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....

April 17, 2020

Helping band Atlantic brant in New Jersey

Wildlife Services has worked with Middlesex County Parks since 2014 to manage wildlife damage by many species. Since our efforts focus on Canada goose and Atlantic brant management, when the...

April 3, 2020

Watch: Allegheny woodrats disappear from parts of their range

Threatened Allegheny woodrats are disappearing from areas in Pennsylvania, according to state officials with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. In 2017 in Clinton County, the commission deployed 13 trail cameras to...