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The March issue of the Wildlife Society Bulletin is now available

Articles focus on duck hunters’ bag limit compliance, LGBTQ+ inclusion and more

Read Now March 20, 2024
April 19, 2024

Wildlife Vocalizations: Kylie Perez

Perez discusses the biggest challenge facing her generation when it comes to wildlife conservation

April 19, 2024

Warning drivers about wandering wildlife

Brazilian researchers are training computers to keep an eye out for animals on the road

April 18, 2024

2024 TWS Elections: Canadian Representative

This year’s nominees for Canadian Representative to TWS Council are Al Arsenault and Dennis Brannen

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March 8, 2016

Past president overcomes odds, reaches apex of profession

Dr. Lytle H. Blankenship spent the majority of his childhood running around barefoot on his family’s 72-acre farm in South Texas. Growing up in the throes of the Great Depression,...

December 14, 2015

Grant Program Funds Native Students

Ovide Mercredi stood on stage in front of a standing-room-only plenary session audience at The Wildlife Society’s Annual Conference in Winnipeg last October. Several hundred people listened as he spoke...

September 18, 2015

Bees Have Ways of Self-Medicating

It seems to make sense that chemicals such as alkaloids would be found in stems and leaves of plants and flowers as a way to deter potential herbivores. But it...


September 10, 2015

How Pennsylvania Manages Its Wild Elk

Tens of thousands of hunters and wildlife advocates across Pennsylvania recently met at the Great Outdoor Elk Expo to discuss management and conservation of the state’s wild elk herd. The...

September 1, 2015

Contamination Found in Seabirds Near Georgia Superfund Site

A new study by researchers in Georgia found that contaminants from a Superfund site near Brunswick have spread much farther than previously thought. The study, published recently in Environmental Science:...

August 31, 2015

Competition Seeks to Manage Invasive Pythons in Everglades

For one month next year, teams in Florida will compete to remove Burmese pythons from the Everglades. They’ll be there as part of the 2016 Python Challenge — an effort...

August 14, 2015

Effective New Model for Predicting Shorebird Habitat

Seashore managers have a new tool to help them protect future habitat for the federally endangered piping plover. “A lot of the national parks and especially the national seashores along...

Monarch butterflies
August 11, 2015

Nation-Wide Efforts Expanding to Protect Monarch Butterflies

There’s an ongoing fight to save one of the most well-known and well-loved species of butterflies. Numbers of the monarch butterfly have been falling drastically since the 1990s, and for...

August 11, 2015

Agency Aids Ongoing Woodcock Research in Arkansas

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently awarded nearly $50,000 to biologists in Arkansas for an ongoing American woodcock (Scolopax minor) monitoring program. Since 2013, FWS has been working with...