Tag: arizona

White breasted nuthatch
July 23, 2015

Why Environment Matters With Songbird Genes

Similar kinds of habitats may be more important than geographic proximity when it comes to finding which birds are of a genetic feather. A new study examining white-breasted nuthatch (Sitta...

July 2, 2015

Wildlife Services Assists AZTWS with Techniques Workshop

The Arizona Chapter of The Wildlife Society (TWS) hosted the fifth annual Wildlife Techniques Workshop in late April at the Horseshoe Ranch, located about 55 miles north of Phoenix, AZ....

Prairie dog
May 22, 2015

Recovery of Arizona Black-tailed Prairie Dog

Alarm calls of prairie dogs pealed like a symphony of horns as we walked across the grasslands of southeastern Arizona. Rodents called out warnings as volunteers from several agencies retrieved...

March 26, 2015

Human-Provided Food’s Impact on Urban Wildlife

Ever wonder how leftover cat food or spilled birdseed disappears from your backyard overnight? You know the intended recipients didn’t touch it, but something else has taken advantage of the...