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In California, some songbirds face climate challenges

Precipitation and warm temperatures can cause reproductive issues for cavity-nesting songbirds

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February 2, 2023

JWM: Many herps in SW U.S. may lose a fifth of habitat to climate change

Climate change will likely affect reptiles and amphibians that don’t disperse far

A cat and a raccoon cross paths at night in Washington, D.C.
January 25, 2023

Outdoor D.C. cats put themselves and others in danger

Letting pet cats spend time outdoors can put them at risk for contracting diseases, while simultaneously causing harm to wildlife and the ecosystem. This finding came out of a larger...

golden eagle
January 25, 2023

TWS responds to bald and golden eagle rulemaking

The Wildlife Society, in partnership with TWS’ Renewable Energy Working Group, submitted comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service showing their support for proposed revisions to the implementation of...

Deer captured on a trail camera in Wisconsin
January 24, 2023

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...

October 4, 2022

Refuge system receives House support for volunteer engagement

On September 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation supporting the National Wildlife Refuge System’s volunteer and community engagement programs.

October 3, 2022

JWM: Snowy weather affects mule deer survival in the winter

On September 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation supporting the National Wildlife Refuge System’s volunteer and community engagement programs. The Keep America’s Refuges Operation Act of 2022 (H.R....

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February 6, 2023

Western monarch population numbers reach new heights

But the butterflies still aren’t close to historic numbers

February 3, 2023

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

February 2, 2023

New Center to Zero in on Bird Flu

A $1 million National Science Foundation grant is funding the multi-institutional center

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February 1, 2023

Human footprint has changed Colombian bird distributions

Forest-dwelling species in the country seemed increasingly impacted

January 27, 2023

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...

Deer captured on a trail camera in Wisconsin
January 24, 2023

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...

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tws members studying birds
January 23, 2023

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...

bison
January 20, 2023

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,...

black bear
January 19, 2023

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...

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