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The January issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management

Articles include a look at how climate change is affecting mountain goats in Washington, monitoring brown lemurs and more

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December 8, 2023

Manatee feeding effort ends

Biologists believe the mammals are in better health heading into this winter

December 7, 2023

Mount Graham red squirrel population declines

Biologists say the numbers show the need to continue conservation measures

December 6, 2023

Pollution leads to the birth of more female sea turtles

Contaminants seem to exacerbate similar effects caused by climate change

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May 30, 2018

Cooperative Research Units may see increased funding

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies advanced a fiscal year 2019 spending bill with report language that would provide $19.29 million for the Cooperative Research Units...

May 25, 2018

House fails to pass 2018 Farm Bill

The House of Representatives failed to pass the 2018 Farm Bill (H.R. 2) last Friday, which would have reauthorized a number of agriculture, forestry, nutrition and conservation programs under the...

May 17, 2018

Senate subcommittee hears testimony on Interior budget

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testified last week on the department’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2019 in front of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. The...


May 8, 2018

BLM outlines wild horse and burro management options

The Bureau of Land Management has provided Congress with a report detailing four options to deal with growing populations of wild horses and burros on BLM lands. Congress demanded a...

May 3, 2018

TWS submits testimony on Interior appropriations

The Wildlife Society submitted written testimony to Congress last week on fiscal year 2019 (FY2019) appropriations for programs that support wildlife professionals and their work to conserve wildlife species and...

April 26, 2018

Three species removed, mouse remains listed under ESA

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a final rule last week declaring that the lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris yerbabuenae) is no longer threatened with extinction and can be removed...


April 18, 2018

House committees hold Interior, NOAA budget hearings

Last week, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testified on the department’s proposed fiscal year 2019 budget before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. The House Natural...

April 6, 2018

Northeast Section releases position on forest management

The Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society has released a new position statement titled Managing for Biodiversity in Northeastern Forests. Approved last month, the statement expresses concern that the effects of...

March 29, 2018

NPS indicates plans to relocate wolves to Isle Royale

The National Park Service plans to relocate 20 to 30 gray wolves (Canis lupis) to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan to increase the island’s wolf numbers and genetic diversity...