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The May/June issue of The Wildlife Professional

The Beaver Balancing Act: Are these ecosystem engineers saviors or pests?

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May 24, 2024

Study finds CWD unlikely to spread to humans

Researchers found a “strong species barrier” protects people from the disease

May 23, 2024

Mexican heat wave is killing howler monkeys

Temperatures are so high, the monkeys are falling from the trees

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December 23, 2016

NPS considers relocating wolves to Isle Royale

On Dec. 16, the National Park Service released a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) concerning the declining population of gray wolves (Canis lupus) in Isle Royale National Park, Michigan. Isle...

December 19, 2016

Annual bear hunt manages population while facing controversy

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish & Wildlife (DFW) faces public controversy while managing one of the densest populations of black bears (Ursus americanus) in the...

December 14, 2016

Lawsuit halts changes to big game habitat management

Following litigation by a coalition of wildlife and sportsmens groups, the U.S. Forest Service has dropped changes to a decades-long big game habitat management strategy in a national forest in...

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December 9, 2016

States file suit over new critical habitat rules

On Nov. 29, a group of 18 states filed a lawsuit in opposition to changes made this year to how critical habitat can be designated for federally threatened and endangered...

December 9, 2016

TWS sends letter to Trump, transition team

The Wildlife Society sent a letter Tuesday congratulating President-elect Donald Trump on the results of the election and introducing TWS and the collective interests and expertise of its members to...

November 21, 2016

Corridor protected for migrating mule deer

In a move to protect the farthest-migrating herd of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) in the world, the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has acquired a parcel of land encompassing a...

November 18, 2016

Wildlife policy in the lame duck session

Following the election of President-elect Donald Trump and nearing the end of President Obama’s administration, Congress was back on Capitol Hill this week for the beginning of the “lame duck”...

November 15, 2016

Consultation conflict over lynx conservation

On Nov. 2, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court decision that halted two fuel reduction projects within Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) critical habitat...

November 11, 2016

TWS releases new statements on energy and invasive species

At the 2016 Annual Conference in Raleigh, The Wildlife Society’s Council approved two new position statements which incorporated comments and suggestions from TWS members. The new documents were approved following...

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