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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 17, 2016

Western governors release report on desired ESA improvements

The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) concluded their year-long Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative this month. The initiative was created for wildlife managers, scientists, and varying stakeholders to share...

June 15, 2016

Concern over sage-grouse language in military bill continues

A rider in the House version of the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (H.R. 4909) that would undermine sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) conservation efforts continues to receive strong opposition...

June 10, 2016

Moose population to be reviewed for potential ESA listing

The northwestern moose (Alces Alces andersoni) will be further considered for listing under the Endangered Species Act, according to a 90-day finding by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A...

June 3, 2016

Report from conservation groups to guide next administration

The American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP) has released a series of recommendations for the next U.S. Presidential administration regarding national wildlife conservation and sportsmen’s issues. The report represents the collective...

May 27, 2016

Threatened whale species given strict habitat protections

The Canadian federal government is moving to support beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucus) populations in the St. Lawrence Estuary. Pollution and human disturbances are thought to contribute to ongoing population declines....

May 24, 2016

Report shows steep declines for North American birds

One-third of all bird species in North America are in need of urgent conservation action, according to a report released by an international coalition of bird biologists and conservationists from...

May 13, 2016

TWS supports delisting, continued monitoring of GYE grizzlies

The Wildlife Society recently submitted comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service supporting the agency’s Proposed Rule to remove the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) population of grizzly bears (Ursos arctos...

April 25, 2016

LWCF, horse amendments to energy bill pass Senate

After months of delay, the Energy Policy Modernization Act (S. 2012) was passed by the Senate in a decisive 85-12 vote. The bill was introduced in by Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski...

April 21, 2016

Ecosystem restoration boosts local, regional economies

Critical habitat restoration programs are doing more than just helping wildlife – they’re boosting economies. According to a recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey, ecological restoration programs, like sagebrush...