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The March issue of the Wildlife Society Bulletin is now available

Articles focus on duck hunters’ bag limit compliance, LGBTQ+ inclusion and more

Read Now March 20, 2024
April 17, 2024

Oil and gas development, tree cover not good for pronghorn productivity

Ungulate productivity decreased with more trees, fossil fuel extraction in Wyoming

April 17, 2024

The May issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management

Check out articles on wild turkeys and hunting, Mojave desert tortoise head-starting, red fox expansion into the tundra, and more.

April 16, 2024

Current and past TWS presidents urge Wyoming to address wildlife abuse

Wildlife professional leaders are appalled by recent events involving the abuse and frivolous killing of a gray wolf in western Wyoming

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May 21, 2018

Interior and environment appropriations bill released

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies voted last week on a 2019 spending package that would keep overall funding at this year’s levels but change the...

May 18, 2018

FY19 agriculture appropriations bill released

A House subcommittee has voted to increase discretionary spending over President Trump’s executive budget proposal next year in an appropriations bill that includes some wildlife-related programs. The subcommittee’s proposed measure...

May 10, 2018

Legislators debate sea lion euthanasia, MMPA amendments

A Senate subcommittee is considering legislation that would allow a greater number of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) to be euthanized to protect endangered fish species. H.R. 2083, also known...

May 4, 2018

Interior works to stem harassment

A new personnel bulletin released last month by the Interior Department details updated rules and regulations surrounding personal conduct. The department has recently been accused of creating a culture that...

April 30, 2018

Debate begins on 2018 Farm Bill

Debate has begun on the 2018 Farm Bill, which aims to reauthorize a variety of commodity, nutrition, forestry and conservation programs under the U.S. Department of Agriculture until 2023. The...

April 20, 2018

Michigan State students, Ugandans collaborate for wildlife

Students at Michigan State University are training to be the next leaders in wildlife conservation while helping people in Uganda develop novel solutions to conservation problems. The students are taking...


April 20, 2018

In Perdue hearing on USDA budget, TWS submits comments

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testified before a Senate subcommittee as part of the fiscal year 2019 budget process. His appearance before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food...

April 12, 2018

Congress demands wild horse and burro plan from BLM

When Congress passed the omnibus appropriations bill last month, legislators included a mandate for the Bureau of Land Management to provide a new wild horse and burro management plan. The...

April 6, 2018

Alaska seeks to combat pneumonia in wild sheep and goats

Early last month, a strain of bacteria known to cause pneumonia in wild sheep and mountain goats in the continental United States was found in Alaska. This pathogen has the...