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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 29, 2023

USFWS issues new Colorado gray wolf designation

The designation adds flexibility for wildlife managers looking to mitigate human-wildlife conflict

September 29, 2023

Breakthrough research recovers Tasmanian tiger RNA

It’s the first time RNA has been taken from an extinct species

September 28, 2023

USDA program combats raccoon rabies by air

As rabies declines in raccoons, it’s rising in bats

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June 1, 2016

Interior funding bill moves forward in Congress

The Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee passed their annual funding bill, which includes a decrease in overall appropriations, through committee last week. The bill appropriates $32.1 billion to agencies...

May 20, 2016

Horse & burro population grows; BLM lays out options

In November 2015, 20 members of Congress sent a letter to Neil Kornze, Director of Bureau of Land Management, requesting information on wild horse and burro management. Kornze responded last week, addressing...

April 20, 2016

TWS, Coalition testimonies encourage feral horse removals

Bringing science to the table, The Wildlife Society provided testimony on the need for improved management of wild horses and burros on public lands at the National Wild Horse and...

April 13, 2016

Minnesota considers non-toxic shot rule amid legislative opposition

In an effort to minimize lead deposits on public land, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is considering banning lead shot for small game on wildlife management areas in...

April 8, 2016

Canadian budget to fund science, climate and conservation

The Liberal Party is back in the majority seat in Canada, and their 2016 proposed budget reflects a renewed emphasis on promoting science and conservation. The budget, which was released...

March 29, 2016

Wildlife profession to benefit from increased collaboration

A new Memorandum of Understanding between the leaders of four parties – government agencies and nonprofits, including TWS – paves the way for increased cooperation between fish and wildlife professionals. The...

March 24, 2016

Flexibility the focus of BLM proposed planning revision

Landscape-scale planning, adaptability and public input are key components of the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed planning process update – the first major overhaul to their resource management planning regulations...

March 18, 2016

Budget hearing: NPS addresses maintenance backlog

As the appropriations season for fiscal year (FY) 2017 ramps up in Washington, Congressional subcommittees in both the House and Senate are holding hearings to discuss and dissect the president’s budget request....

March 16, 2016

TWS shows support for import restrictions to address Bsal

The potential spread of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) – a deadly chytrid fungus that has caused salamander die-offs in Europe – is the impetus for new proposed regulation of salamander importation. A...