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The June issue of the Wildlife Society Bulletin is now available

Articles focus on leopard seal photo identification, agency trust and CWD, drone surveys for ungulates, and more

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July 15, 2024

Butterflies make record-setting journey across the Atlantic

Researchers worry it’s an “early warning sign” that the population is in jeopardy

July 15, 2024

Elephants receive first of its kind vaccine

A female 40-year-old received an mRNA vaccine against a herpesvirus

July 12, 2024

Native Student Professional Development Program accepting applications

The deadline to apply for this year’s program is Aug. 18

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June 6, 2017

Canada restricts import of salamanders to prevent spread of disease

Through an amendment to the Wild Animal and Plant Trade Regulations (WAPTR), Canada implemented a one-year import restriction on all salamander species within the order Caudata, effective May 12, 2017...

May 26, 2017

TWS submits FY18 appropriations testimony

On May 24, The Wildlife Society submitted written testimony  concerning the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) budget to the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies....

May 25, 2017

President’s FY18 budget request illustrates administration’s priorities

On May 23, the Trump administration released their fiscal year 2018 (FY18) federal budget request, A New Foundation for American Greatness. The document outlines proposed spending across the government along...


May 22, 2017

Interior and EPA advisory boards undergo review

On May 5, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced that meetings for advisory councils, boards, committees, and panels will be postponed while they undergo a review process. On the...

May 11, 2017

Government funding authorized through the end of September

On May 5, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017, H.R. 244, authorizing appropriations to fund the federal government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17), which ends on September...

April 28, 2017

TWS endorses AFWA recommendations for 2018 Farm Bill

On Apr. 20, The Wildlife Society sent a letter in support of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ (AFWA) Policy Priorities for the 2018 Farm Bill to AFWA President Nick...


April 27, 2017

Predator control at the center of legal actions

In Dec. 2016, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission (CPW) approved two predator management plans in the state – the Piceance Basin Predator Management Plan and Upper Arkansas River Predator...

April 14, 2017

Court affirms ruling on interstate commerce of injurious species

On April 7, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling in favor of the U.S. Association of Reptile Keepers (USARK), lifting restrictions on interstate commerce of injurious species...

April 10, 2017

Sportsmen’s Act advances in Senate

On Mar. 30,  the Sportsmen’s Act (S. 733) advanced through the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources following an en bloc voice vote that sent 65 bills to the...