Geographical Location: Western

August 2, 2019

Arizona toads holding ground from generalist cousins

Populations of Arizona toads are standing their ground despite the generalist nature of their cousins downstream. “I call them the ‘trash can toad’” because they will breed in just about...

July 9, 2019

A big event in ‘the biggest little city’

Set against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada, the first-ever joint conference of The Wildlife Society and American Fisheries Society will focus on a broad array of natural resource topics...

July 8, 2019

Watch: Biologists help albatross escape missile range

When albatross populations on the Hawaiian island of Kauai found themselves under aerial attack, the U.S. Navy and biologists teamed up to find the birds a new home. A population...

July 1, 2019

Watching Hawaii’s last snails disappear

Snails once abounded in Hawaii. Some 750 species inhabited the islands. But these species have been disappearing in recent decades as predators cause their populations to go extinct. Rats, chameleons...

June 27, 2019

Adventure Abounds in Reno-Tahoe!

If you’re an adventurous wildlifer, or just someone who enjoys spending time outdoors in new places, you’re in luck. Beyond an amazing TWS & AFS Joint Annual Conference experience, the...

June 26, 2019

Record number of Mexican wolf pups cross-fostered in wild

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says 12 Mexican wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) pups were cross-fostered into the wild this year — the highest number ever in a single breeding...

June 26, 2019

Spots still available for Hawaii snail workshop

The Hawaii Chapter of The Wildlife Society will host a Beginner’s Workshop in Hawaiian Land Snail Identification on July 1 at NOAA’s Pier 38 Office in Honolulu. Hawaii is home...

June 13, 2019

How to book your conference hotel room

The Wildlife Society and American Fisheries Society 2019 Joint Annual Conference is fast-approaching. If you plan to attend, there’s no time to waste in booking your hotel room! Our discounted...

June 12, 2019

Learn about eDNA with the Western Section

The Western Section of The Wildlife Society will host ‘Environmental DNA: A Practical Workshop’ July 29 to 31 at the Dangermond Preserve in Santa Barbara County, California. At the three-day...

June 4, 2019

Mexican wolf kills rise sharply

The number of cows and calves killed by Mexican gray wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) is rising dramatically this year. Federal reports show the wolves were blamed for the deaths of...