Conservation News

State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement enrollment open

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is currently accepting proposals from conservation partners for the State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement initiative, a program focused on effectively restoring and managing wildlife habitat in alignment with state-established goals.

Conservation News

Flexible bees fare better

Bee species that can easily change their pollination behavior have a better chance of survival in an area of California that’s under stress from agriculture and climate change. Intensive monoculture farming in the Central Valley

TWS Wildlife News

Black vulture livestock program expands to Missouri

Over the past decade, USDA Wildlife Services has seen rising requests for assistance regarding damage caused by black vultures (Coragyps atratus), especially to agricultural resources. Nationally, concerns have moved steadily north and west, into Illinois,

FYI News

Wild bees boost crop yields

Honeybees get most of the attention, but wild bees also play an important role in pollinating some crops. A recent study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B found that for six crops