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Genetics help combat illegal movement of feral swine

Most wild pigs are hybrids, offering clues to distinguish them from domestic pigs

May 21, 2024

Colorado lawmakers open door to wolverine return

A bill seeks to create an experimental population

May 20, 2024

Ukraine war impacts migrating eagles

GPS tags showed greater spotted eagles avoided conflict zones

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July 2, 2015

Bi-Partisan Leaders Gather to Urge Action for LWCF

Last week marked 100 days before the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) authorization expires at the end of September. Senators Bennet (D-CO), Ayotte (R-NH), and Heinrich (D-MN), cosponsors of...

Manitoba bats
July 1, 2015

Manitoba Doubles Up on Protection for Bats

Manitoba has recently added several new species to its at-risk watch list. Both the little brown bat and the northern long-eared bat have been listed as “endangered” in the province,...

June 26, 2015

Finalized EIS for National Feral Swine Management

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the availability of its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Feral Swine Damage Management Program. Working with its Wildlife Damage Management...


June 24, 2015

Bill to Establish Climate Change Strategy Reintroduced

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Congressman Matt Cartwright (D-PA) reintroduced the Safeguarding America’s Future and Environment (SAFE) Act last week. H.R.2804 and S.1601 would require federal natural resource agencies, coordinating...

June 18, 2015

TWS Leads Effort Responding to Refuge System Legislation

TWS led efforts to submit a letter to both House and Senate committees considering H.R. 2016 and S.1081, the “Refuge from Cruel Trapping Act.” The letter was signed onto by...

Sage grouse
June 17, 2015

TWS Sends Senate Letter on Defense Bill Amendment

TWS, along with 10 other sportsmen and conservation organizations, submitted a letter to the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), urging the...

June 16, 2015

NC Chapter Comments on Captive Cervid Management

The North Carolina Chapter of TWS submitted a letter to the State Legislature opposing legislation that would expand the captive cervid industry. S.B. 513 would transfer jurisdiction of the captive...

June 11, 2015

Federal Lands Transfer Efforts Would Impact Access

Recent efforts across the western U.S. have focused on the potential sale and transfer of federal lands to state governments and private entities. In 2012, the Utah state legislature passed...

May 29, 2015

Contentious Clean Water Rule Finalized

After a lengthy rulemaking process, including an extended public comment and over 400 stakeholder meetings, the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers announced their final rule defining waters...