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July 24, 2024

Mexican spotted owls benefit from low-severity fires

Massive wildfires are harmful to the birds, but low-severity fires benefit their habitats

July 24, 2024

Wyoming identifies new deer herd

New mule deer route acknowledged without specific designation that would allow for extra protection

July 23, 2024

Wildlife Vocalizations: Geriann Albers

TWS member Geriann Albers discusses how wildlife professionals should pay more attention to the “people” part of the equation

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March 27, 2018

TWS supports funding for wetland conservation grants

The Wildlife Society has signed onto a letter alongside hunting, angling and other conservation organizations in support of funding for the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). This letter, addressed...

March 23, 2018

Wild horse and burro advisory board meeting postponed

The Bureau of Land Management has postponed a National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board meeting that was scheduled for March 27-28 in Salt Lake City. The meeting was postponed...

March 21, 2018

Zinke defends infrastructure, energy plans in hearings

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appeared before the the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the the House Natural Resources Committee last week to testify on the department’s proposed...

March 13, 2018

USFWS takes middle-ground on trophy imports

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reversed a ban on trophy imports for several African species while simultaneously withdrawing findings that gave broader permissions for importation. The Service will...

March 7, 2018

TWS will co-host workshop on wildlife agency resilience

The Wildlife Society will co-host a workshop titled Bridging Science and Management: Building Resiliency to Ensure Relevance at the 83rd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. The conference, organized...

February 28, 2018

Bill introduced to ban Florida coastal drilling

Members of Florida’s congressional delegation have moved to codify Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s promise to exempt the state from proposed offshore oil and gas exploration. In January, Zinke proposed opening...


February 22, 2018

TWS submits testimony on two wildlife funding bills

On Feb. 16, a House Natural Resources panel considered a suite of public land and wildlife conservation bills, including the Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act of 2017...

February 16, 2018

TWS raises concerns over migratory bird act interpretation

In a recent letter, The Wildlife Society urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to reconsider a new interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act — an interpretation that allows for the...

February 7, 2018

Supreme Court will review controversial frog habitat case

The Supreme Court has decided to hear a case centering on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s controversial designation of land as critical habitat for an endangered frog, despite the species...