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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

Read Now May 17, 2023
June 6, 2023

Small surveys can give a big picture

Researchers looked at key interactions to gauge the health of the ecosystem

June 6, 2023

TWS2022: Backcountry skiing pushes out endangered bighorns

Bighorns avoid backcountry ski areas during the winter

June 5, 2023

Air samples offer a snapshot of biodiversity on the ground

Could air quality monitors in place around the world provide a global check-up?

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April 30, 2021

TWS comments on USFS Rangeland Management Directives

Livestock grazing on national grasslands and forests can affect wildlife populations and habitats across the nation, The Wildlife Society stressed in a comment on the U.S. Forest Service’s proposed changes...

April 27, 2021

TWS and other societies support ’30 by 30′ initiative

The Wildlife Society joined two professional forestry societies in expressing their support for the U.S. administration’s efforts to conserve 30% of the nation’s lands and waters by 2030. Known commonly...

April 19, 2021

USFWS approves Pittman-Robertson funds in violation of NEPA

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service violated the National Environmental Policy Act when it allocated federal Pittman-Robertson funds for a multi-year experiment evaluating the...

April 9, 2021

Advocacy groups urge more protection for old-growth forest species

Advocacy groups have filed lawsuits against the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service over its recent decisions regarding Endangered Species Act protections for two forest-dwelling species of the Pacific Northwest —...

April 5, 2021

Proposed bill would aid global amphibian conservation

The U.S. House of Representatives is considering legislation that would support international amphibian conservation efforts. The bill — the “Global Amphibian Protection Act” — would authorize $5 million annually to...

March 29, 2021

Montana may amend wildlife management section of Constitution

The Montana legislature is considering a bill that would ask voters to designate hunting, fishing and trapping as the preferred methods of fish and wildlife management in the state’s constitution....

March 25, 2021

TWS, others submit Interior mitigation recommendations

The Wildlife Society joined a coalition of conservation, sportsman, and landowner organizations to provide recommendations for the U.S. Department of the Interior to implement reliable mitigation policies.   Mitigation is a...

March 17, 2021

Florida restricts high-risk invasive reptiles

Florida recently approved new rules to manage the importation, breeding, and possession of invasive reptile species that pose a high risk to native ecosystems. In a February meeting, the Florida...

March 16, 2021

Senate votes in Haaland as U.S. Secretary of the Interior

Representative Deb Haaland, an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna, has become the first Native American to serve as Secretary of the Interior after a U.S. Senate vote Monday....