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The March issue of the Wildlife Society Bulletin is now available

Articles focus on duck hunters’ bag limit compliance, LGBTQ+ inclusion and more

Read Now March 20, 2024
April 23, 2024

New maps expand picture of big-game migrations in the West

The maps document 33 mule deer, pronghorn and elk routes

April 23, 2024

Deep snows deter red foxes

Frequent, larger snow events brought on by climate change could reduce fox populations

April 22, 2024

Can biodiversity boost mental health?

Researchers found greater wellbeing was associated with more diversity

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November 5, 2014

FWS Protects Two Prairie Butterfly Species

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently announced a decision to list two butterfly species for federal protection under the Endangered Species Act. The Dakota skipper (Hesperia dacotae), found...

November 3, 2014

Death of Rare Rhino Sign of the Times

The number of northern white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) left in the world now stands at six following the death of Suni, one of the subspecies’ last two breeding males....

October 25, 2014

Combating the Rage

Attracting Rabid Bats with Artificial Sound When renowned bat researcher Denny Constantine passed away on May 24, 2014, the wildlife health community lost one of its most prolific researchers. Last...


October 23, 2014

Groups Come Together on Polar Bear Hunting

Several aboriginal organizations, local hunters, and territorial and provincial governments in Canada reached a landmark agreement to manage the Southern Hudson Bay polar bear subpopulation. Environment Canada announced the agreement...

October 21, 2014

New Fact Sheet: Impact of Disease on Bighorn Sheep

TWS members can now access the most current science, management tools, and federal action regarding conservation of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) through a new fact sheet developed and released by...

October 21, 2014

Hemorrhagic Virus Threatens Spain’s Amphibians

The world’s amphibians cannot catch a break. Climate change, habitat loss, and the spread of chytrid fungus already contribute to declining populations. Now, a deadly virus is ravaging Spain’s toads...

October 20, 2014

Flyway to the Danger Zone

Flying at night should be old hat for bats, but this routine feat is becoming increasingly dangerous. Tens to hundreds of thousands of migratory bats turn up dead at the...

October 20, 2014

TWS Informs Virginia’s Hunting over Bait Review

The Wildlife Society and the Virginia Chapter of The Wildlife Society each submitted comments to a committee charged by the Virginia State’s legislature with reviewing current policies that prohibit hunting...

October 19, 2014

North Dakota Chapters Support Ballot Initiative

A ballot initiative to provide more funding for wildlife conservation will be included on North Dakota’s ballot this November. Measure 5 proposes allocating 5% of state tax revenues from oil...