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The January issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management

Articles include a look at how climate change is affecting mountain goats in Washington, monitoring brown lemurs and more

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December 8, 2023

Manatee feeding effort ends

Biologists believe the mammals are in better health heading into this winter

December 7, 2023

Mount Graham red squirrel population declines

Biologists say the numbers show the need to continue conservation measures

December 6, 2023

Pollution leads to the birth of more female sea turtles

Contaminants seem to exacerbate similar effects caused by climate change

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October 8, 2015

Western States Seek Larger Role in Resource Management Decisions

“We share the belief that solutions developed at the local level – by the people who live in the state and are impacted the most – are typically more effective...

September 21, 2015

Mississippi Chapter Opposes Hunting of Deer Over Bait

The Mississippi Commission on Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks proposed a change to regulations in Mississippi that would allow the hunting of deer over bait in late August. The Mississippi Chapter...

September 17, 2015

TWS Pushes for Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Funding

The Wildlife Society, along with over 100 other conservation groups, sent a letter to Congress requesting support for funding for the Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (LCC) in the fiscal year 2016...


September 14, 2015

FWS Determines Listing New England Cottontail Not Warranted

A 12-month finding by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) determined that listing the New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis) under the Endangered Species Act is not warranted. Secretary of...

September 11, 2015

Migratory Bird Hunting Frameworks Proposed for 2015-2016

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced the final early and proposed late season migratory bird hunting regulation frameworks for the 2015-2016 season. These guidelines are issued as part...

September 4, 2015

Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Appointed

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the appointment of the 18 member Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council. Appointments last for three years...

August 28, 2015

Fish and Wildlife Service Expands Hunting and Fishing on Refuges

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is expanding hunting and fishing opportunities across the National Wildlife Refuge System. The new rules directly impact 21 refuges, with sport fishing being...

August 21, 2015

Federal Court Overturns FWS’s 30-year Eagle Take Rule

A U.S. district court in California ruled this month that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) failed to comply with the National Environment Policy Act (NEPA) for their revised...

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August 7, 2015

Efforts Renewed for Rare Cats and Canids Conservation Fund

Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), the Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee, introduced the Rare Cats and Canids Act of 2015 (H.R. 2697) on June 9 2015, stating in...