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Isolated turtle population receives federal listing

The Pearl River map turtle will receive a threatened listing under the Endangered Species Act

July 17, 2024

2024 TWS election results are in

Evelyn Merrill has won the vice presidency while Al Arsenault, Lisa Muller, and Kathy Granillo have been elected to Council

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J.N. "Ding" Darling
July 7, 2015

TWS Conference: Ding Darling, Bob Taylor Exhibits

This year’s TWS Annual Conference in Winnipeg will pay homage to two big names in wildlife conservation. The lives and works of conservationist Jay N. “Ding” Darling and wildlife photographer...

July 2, 2015

TWS Conference: Exciting Networking Opportunities

Imagine yourself strolling through downtown Winnipeg on a quiet evening in 1920; or climbing aboard a 17th century wooden vessel and setting sail in Hudson Bay. These are a couple...

Jim Dawson
June 26, 2015

Hunter Educator Inducted into Hall of Fame

Jim Dawson tends to get a little bit grumpy when he hasn’t been in the field hunting at least 60 days out of the year. Although his home state of...


Monarch butterfly
June 23, 2015

FWS Grants to Help At-Risk Species

Bees and butterflies are among the many species benefiting from an annual grants program funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. FWS recently awarded $5.7 million to large-scale conservation...

Florida panther
June 17, 2015

Conservation Easement Secures Florida Panther Habitat

A conservation easement in LaBelle, Florida has given additional hope to the last remaining subspecies of cougar in the eastern United States. While the debate rages on about whether or...

Black bear
June 12, 2015

“Teddy” Bear to be Removed from Endangered List

More than a century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt was on a hunting trip in Mississippi where he refused to shoot a Louisiana black bear that one of the guides and...

June 10, 2015

Collaborative Bat Monitoring Study Launched

The United States Forest Service recently published plans for a new program to monitor bat populations across North America and determine the effects of ongoing threats such as habitat loss,...

Ponderosa pine forests
June 4, 2015

Forest Thinning Project Underway In Texas

The Nature Conservancy’s Davis Mountains Preserve in western Texas is undergoing a much needed forest thinning project, courtesy of a partnership between the Conservancy and the Texas A&M Forest Service,...

June 1, 2015

Rattlesnake Species Faces Problems with Fire Prevention

While the drought-stricken western United States is doing all it can to prevent wildfires, in the eastern portion of the country fire prevention spells doom for the once-thriving eastern diamondback...