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WM: Proper planning can aid waterfowl in Canada’s ‘duck factory’

Decades of research offer guidance in the Prairie Pothole Region

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May 31, 2023

CWD on the rise in Alberta 

Nearly one in four mule deer tested positive for the disease

May 30, 2023

Black-backed woodpecker model informs fire management decisions

Black-backed woodpeckers prefer a mosaic of burns after a fire

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December 22, 2017

New version of sportsmen’s package introduced in Congress

A new sportsmen’s package has been introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives that aims to steer clear of contentious provisions that led similarly branded packages to be postponed, but...

December 19, 2017

USFWS landowner agreements for at-risk species under review

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has announced a review of both the policy and accompanying regulations surrounding the Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAA) program. CCAAs are a...

December 18, 2017

House holds hearing on Interior Department reorganization

On December 7, the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing titled “Transforming the Department of the Interior for the 21st Century.” The hearing...

December 15, 2017

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act legislation reintroduced

Legislation that would dramatically alter the capacity of state fish and wildlife agencies to conserve and monitor at-risk species has been reintroduced to the US House of Representatives. Recovering America’s...

December 13, 2017

Final report on national monuments review officially released

On Dec. 5, Ryan Zinke, the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, officially released the final report detailing his department’s review of certain national monuments under the Antiquities Act. The memorandum...

December 12, 2017

TWS signs letter in response to DOI reopening sage-grouse plans

On Nov. 30, The Wildlife Society and 23 other organizations sent a letter to Ryan Zinke,  Secretary of the Interior, in response to the Bureau of Land Management notice announcing...

December 1, 2017

Senate releases draft of FY18 interior appropriations bill

On Nov. 20, the Senate Committee on Appropriations released their Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies draft fiscal year 2018 (FY18) appropriations bill. The language recommends a total...

November 29, 2017

ANWR debate continues in Congress

The fight over whether to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), continues to heat up. In October, the Senate agreed to a budget resolution...

November 28, 2017

House Subcommittee held hearing on four bills

On November 15, the House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a hearing on four bills, including H.R. 3979, Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act. The Wildlife Society...