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April 20, 2017

Cal U Student Chapter hosts record fundraiser

The California University of Pennsylvania Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society celebrated its 20th anniversary with its largest fundraiser ever. “It was kind of a big milestone for our club,”...

April 13, 2017

Bees compete for flowers with elk, deer and cattle

Native bees play a key role in ecosystems by pollinating plants, but on many landscapes in the West, they may face competition from elk (Cervus elaphus), mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus)...

April 12, 2017

TWS names Ed Thompson executive director and CEO

The Wildlife Society has named Ed Thompson as its next executive director and chief executive officer. Thompson, who currently serves as chief operating officer of the Society, will take over...


April 7, 2017

Big turnout for Southeastern Conclave

Students from throughout the region came to Mississippi State University for The Wildlife Society’s Southeastern Conclave. About 370 students from 24 different schools attended the Conclave, which took place March...

March 27, 2017

Award recipient turns students on to science

Nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Wildlife Education and Conservation Education  awards will be accepted through May 1. Visit the Conservation Education Award and Wildlife Education Award webpages by clicking the...

March 21, 2017

Camera network could offer snapshot of world wildlife

A group of biologists is calling for a network of remote cameras to share images of animal behavior around the world. Sixteen authors published a paper published in Frontiers in...


March 20, 2017

WSB study: App lets hunters help managers count moose

Counting moose throughout the vast boreal forests and mountain ranges where they roam can be hard to do. Helicopter surveys are effective but expensive, so they tend to be few...

March 17, 2017

Outdoor recreation on rise, but hunting and fishing falter

More Americans are recreating outdoors than 10 years ago, according to a recent report, and that trend is expected to continue its decades-long climb. Nature viewing activities are among the...

March 16, 2017

TWS mourns loss of long-tenured employee Jane Jorgensen

The Wildlife Society is mourning the death of longtime staffer Jane Jorgensen. A 30-year employee, Jorgensen was TWS’s finance and office manager, and her long tenure and warm personality made...