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The January issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management

Articles include a look at how climate change is affecting mountain goats in Washington, monitoring brown lemurs and more

Read Now December 5, 2023
December 8, 2023

Manatee feeding effort ends

Biologists believe the mammals are in better health heading into this winter

December 7, 2023

Mount Graham red squirrel population declines

Biologists say the numbers show the need to continue conservation measures

December 6, 2023

Pollution leads to the birth of more female sea turtles

Contaminants seem to exacerbate similar effects caused by climate change

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Wood Bison
December 5, 2014

A Long Awaited Homecoming for Wood Bison

Wood bison (Bison bison athabascae), the larger cousins of the more common plains bison, are being released back into the Alaska wild. Alaska has been housing wood bison in captivity...

APHIS Wildlife Disease Biologist Randy Mickley
December 5, 2014

USDA Wildlife Services Aids in Discovery of Mysterious Eider Virus

Wildlife Services employs a diverse team of wildlife experts who help resolve a wide array of human-wildlife conflicts. Wildlife disease management is one area where our expertise in capturing and...

December 4, 2014

Southwest Section WOWs Us!

The Southwest Section of The Wildlife Society hosted a conference call on November 20, 2014 to spotlight the formation of a Women of Wildlife Committee, also known as WOW. In...


Appalachian National Scenic Trail
December 4, 2014

Senators Pen Letter Urging Reauthorization of LWCF

A bi-partisan group of Senators has written a letter urging reform for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The 35 Democrat and six Republican co-signees wrote to the Senate...

Mule Deer Herd
December 4, 2014

Controversy in Alberta over Proposed Wildlife Regulations

Alberta’s wildlife regulations — rules that support the Wildlife Act in managing the province’s wildlife — are set to expire on June 30, 2015, and proposed revisions by the Alberta...

Mexican Wolf
December 3, 2014

Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Revised

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed revisions to its Mexican wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) recovery program. With the completion of a final Environmental Impact Statement, FWS proposes to expand...


December 3, 2014

Parasites in Peril, Researchers Find

Parasites have notorious reputations for not only sapping their hosts of valuable resources, but also spreading disease and infection — a serious threat for hosts teetering on the brink of...

December 3, 2014

TWS Welcomes New Working Groups

The Wildlife Society Council granted official status in October 2014 to two new working groups – the Early Career Professional Working Group and the Military Lands Working Group. TWS is...

Green Sea Turtle
December 2, 2014

Cold-Stunned Turtles Returned to Sea

Wildlife officials released more than 50 green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) into the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast last week after treating the turtles for hypothermia, also known...