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The September issue of the Wildlife Society Bulletin is now available

Articles focus on metal levels in waterfowl, Indigenous knowledge and more

Read Now September 22, 2023
September 27, 2023

Housing shortage causes Antarctica research to wind down

The shortage has canceled or curtailed 67 research projects in the continent

September 26, 2023

Radioactive wild boar mystery solved in Germany

Chernobyl explosion isn’t the only source of cesium-137 in wildlife

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December 21, 2021

TWS supports proposed ESA regulations

The Wildlife Society is supporting proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act that would allow for more areas to be designated as critical habitat and change the definition of “habitat,”...

December 16, 2021

TWS supports incidental take permitting for MBTA protected birds

The Wildlife Society is encouraging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to move forward with plans to regulate the incidental take of species listed under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act....

December 9, 2021

Senate hearing examines Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works discussed the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (S. 2372; H.R. 2773) during a hearing yesterday. The Wildlife Society, alongside the American Fisheries...

December 1, 2021

TWS supports proposed NEPA changes

The Wildlife Society recently submitted comments supporting proposed changes to National Environmental Policy Act regulations. The National Environmental Policy Act was originally put in place to obligate all federal agencies...

November 22, 2021

USFWS reinforces wolf protection

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently reinforced red wolf protections by withdrawing a proposed rule that would have limited the species’ protection under the Endangered Species Act. In 2018,...

November 16, 2021

NOAA seeks public input on ‘30 by 30’ conservation goals

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced two public hearings to solicit input on the agency’s role in meeting the administration’s “30 by 30” conservation pledge. Earlier this...

November 1, 2021

Senate releases remaining Fiscal Year 2022 spending bills

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has released the remaining nine Fiscal Year 2022 spending bills, which include proposed funding for U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Forest Service conservation...

October 27, 2021

Martha Williams nominated as USFWS director

The White House nominated Martha Williams for director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week. Since January 2020, Williams has been serving as the principal deputy director for...

October 6, 2021

Migratory birds gain back protections

In a highly anticipated set of regulatory actions, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reinstating incidental take protections for species listed under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. This week,...