Western monarch population numbers reach new heights
But the butterflies still aren’t close to historic numbers
Watch possibly the largest turtle hatching event in the world
Millions of South American river turtles emerged from eggs near border of Brazil and Bolivia
New Center to Zero in on Bird Flu
A $1 million National Science Foundation grant is funding the multi-institutional center
Human footprint has changed Colombian bird distributions
Forest-dwelling species in the country seemed increasingly impacted
Pygmy rabbits face a giant challenge
Pygmy rabbits’ size isn’t the only thing about them that’s tiny. The population of this endangered species is tiny, too, and the growing risk of wildfire in the sagebrush landscapes...
Human activity leads to wildlife species overlap
Human disturbance is causing animals to use less space in less time. New research using trail cameras in Wisconsin reveals that when humans are around, wildlife species more often share...
Monitoring birds on military land
Researchers will be using a technique called metabarcoding to monitor habitat quality for bird species on Department of Defense instillations. Led by TWS member Jeff Foster, an associated professor at...
Organization plans to restore bison-driven ecosystem to Montana
A Montana nonprofit organization is importing bison on land it has purchased with the goal of restoring the natural ecosystem that the creatures once engineered in the region. The nonprofit,...
What makes a black bear brown?
Despite their name, black bears don’t always have black coats. That can make it difficult to tell a brown-colored black bear (Ursus americanus) from a grizzly (Ursus arctos horribilis). Researchers...