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Native Wildlife, Native Lands: Indigenous communities play a growing role in conservation and management

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July 24, 2024

Mexican spotted owls benefit from low-severity fires

Massive wildfires are harmful to the birds, but low-severity fires benefit their habitats

July 24, 2024

Wyoming identifies new deer herd

New mule deer route acknowledged without specific designation that would allow for extra protection

July 23, 2024

Wildlife Vocalizations: Geriann Albers

TWS member Geriann Albers discusses how wildlife professionals should pay more attention to the “people” part of the equation

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August 12, 2016

WSB study: The sound of female elephants could drive away crop-raiding males

When a bull elephant decides to eat a farmer’s crops, no puny human voice is likely to change its mind. But the voices of female elephants are a different matter,...

August 10, 2016

Polluted sea lions poison condors

Marine mammals are so polluted that they are poisoning endangered condors, according to a new study. California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) that fed on marine mammal carcasses had high blood levels...

August 5, 2016

WSB study: How do you study elusive bobcats? Ask hunters

When it comes to monitoring elusive wildlife, the simple approach is sometimes best. Researchers in New Hampshire have found that hunter surveys are a reliable tool for studying bobcats (Lynx...

August 4, 2016

Black-footed ferret recovery comes full circle

Twenty-nine years ago, biologists traveled to the ranching community of Meeteetse in Wyoming to trap the last few black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes) in existence. Now, the descendants of those ferrets...

August 2, 2016

Lethbridge Student Chapter bounces back

After a two-year hiatus, The Wildlife Society’s Lethbridge Student Chapter is back on track. “The students are ready and willing to take up the challenges, and looking forward to reestablishing...

July 27, 2016

Supposed wolf species may actually be hybrids

American canids are all mixed up, genetically speaking. That’s the conclusion of a new study examining wolf and coyote DNA, and the findings could change which animals receive Endangered Species...


July 25, 2016

Rare sea turtles in Georgia recovering ahead of schedule

Sea turtles in Georgia have sailed past the state’s recovery goal of 2,800 nests, a conservation milestone the turtles weren’t expected to reach for another eight to 10 years, according...

July 21, 2016

Pollution may send pollinators off-course

For pollinating insects, the scent of a flower is no mere sensory treat. It is a beacon showing the way to essential resources. But air pollution can destroy those fragrant...

July 19, 2016

Flat river valleys serve as hotspot for mountain wildlife

When renowned conservation leader Harvey Locke hiked through the Flathead River Valley with TWS member Ric Hauer in 2008, he already knew the area was a hotspot for wildlife. But,...