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The September issue of the Wildlife Society Bulletin is now available

Articles focus on metal levels in waterfowl, Indigenous knowledge and more

Read Now September 22, 2023
September 27, 2023

Housing shortage causes Antarctica research to wind down

The shortage has canceled or curtailed 67 research projects in the continent

September 26, 2023

Radioactive wild boar mystery solved in Germany

Chernobyl explosion isn’t the only source of cesium-137 in wildlife

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June 24, 2020

JWM: Tree plantations provide koala habitat — for now

Tree plantations could provide suitable temporary habitat for koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) in southwestern Australia, since the animals move around plantation-dominated landscape the same way as they would in other spaces....

June 15, 2020

Texas ocelots seek large, unbroken swaths of thornscrub

Endangered ­­­ocelots in South Texas prefer to use unfragmented landscapes. Efforts to conserve the imperiled feline should focus on maintaining large patches of woody cover, particularly on private lands, researchers...

June 2, 2020

As invasive watersnakes spread, trapping them is tricky

Over the past decades, common watersnakes have invaded California wetlands, and their range keeps expanding farther and farther south. As this happens, managers worry these nonnatives could affect native species...

May 27, 2020

BLM needs more time, money for wild horse management, report says

It will take 15-18 years to reduce the current population of over 95,000 wild horses and burros to the appropriate management level of about 26,715 animals and doing so will...

May 26, 2020

Flowers bring forage — and infection — to bees

While planting flowers can increase foraging opportunities for common eastern bumble bees, researchers found some of those flowers are associated with higher pathogen infection rates in the bees. Pollinator species...

May 20, 2020

New bison conservation initiative focuses on genetic diversity

In the 17th and 18th century, North American plains bison (Bison bison bison) nearly went extinct due to unregulated and unsustainable harvest and habitat loss. Across the country today, some...

May 14, 2020

Ridding a COVID-19 field hospital of pigeon pests — remotely

COVID-19 has affected everyone, and wildlifers are no exception. In this series, TWS is looking at challenges facing the profession due to the pandemic. When the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to...