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May 22, 2024

Jim Cardoza earns McDowell Award

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Sage Grouse
November 13, 2014

Gunnison Sage Grouse Gets Federal Protection

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) listed the Gunnison sage grouse as threatened under the Endangered Species Act this week. FWS also established 1.4 million acres of critical habitat...

Field Course
November 13, 2014

Learn in the Great Outdoors

The Wildlife Society announces the Northeast (NE) Section’s Wildlife Field Course taking place in Castleton, VT from May 17-30, 2015. The NE Section offers a two week long, hands-on, outdoor...

Hunting Photo
November 13, 2014

Wildlife Management Issues on the Ballot Last Week

Four states voted on ballot measures related to wildlife management last week – primarily in regards to how hunting is managed and treated within the state. Alabama and Mississippi each...

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November 12, 2014

Bats Compete for Resources

Researchers recently found that Mexican free-tailed bats compete for food by jamming each other’s echolocation frequencies mid-hunt — a behavior that has never been seen before. Read more at BBC...

November 12, 2014

Going Beyond Professional Development

The 2014 TWS Leadership Institute concluded last month during TWS’s Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Participants of the 2014 Leadership Institute completed several assignments, readings, and analytical discussions throughout the...

November 12, 2014

Report Finds Biodiversity Goals are Off Track

Despite the efforts of some nations, the world is not on track to meet its biodiversity goals, according to a new progress report from the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD),...

November 11, 2014

Court Strikes Down ESA Protections for Prairie Dog

A federal judge struck down protection for a species of prairie dog in Utah last week. U.S. District Court Judge Dee Benson reasoned that since the prairie dog’s range is...

November 11, 2014

Travel Grants Deliver High Value for Students

The Wildlife Society recently awarded a total of $7,000 in travel grants to 18 deserving students who had been selected to be presenters at the 21st Annual Conference in Pittsburgh....

November 10, 2014

A Gray Wolf in the Grand Canyon?

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials are investigating reports of a gray wolf sighting in Grand Canyon National Park—the species hasn’t been seen in the area since the 1940s. Read...

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