Tag: Missouri

June 23, 2017

Missouri member honored by NWF

David Calandro, a member of the TWS Missouri Chapter and USDA Wildlife Services employee, was named National Conservation Youth Leader by the National Wildlife Federation in June. The award recognizes...

December 16, 2016

Close encounters of a raptor kind

In mid-November, the Wildlife Services-Missouri program gave Jefferson City Boys and Girls Club an up-close and personal experience with common raptors.  With assistance from the Wildlife Club of Lincoln University,...

August 1, 2016

A working partnership in Missouri for peregrine falcons

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and its peregrine falcon program enjoyed an active spring. USDA’s Wildlife Services (WS) has appreciated the opportunity to participate with many partners across Missouri...

February 16, 2016

Researchers examine potential impacts of climate change on treefrogs

The trill of the gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor) attracts female mates, but fluctuating temperatures can cause the pitches of its call to become higher or lower than the intermediate pitched...

May 5, 2015

Volunteering Spurs New Ideas for Mizzou Student Chapter

The Mizzou (aka University of Missouri) Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society has had an engaging year thus far! Members have heard from several different speakers including Chris Newbold, President-Elect...