Tag: North Carolina

December 21, 2015

Coyote Sterilization Program in N.C. Protects Red Wolves

A sterilization program to stop coyotes from hybridizing with the only wild population of red wolves in the world has been successful so far, according to new research. “Coyote genes...

December 3, 2015

North Carolina: Home of Salamanders and TWS 2016

“North Carolina.” When you hear the words, what comes to mind? Basketball? Barbeque? Beaches and mountains? And, for TWS 2015 attendees, Sir Walter Raleigh and lemurs? While these things may...

June 16, 2015

NC Chapter Comments on Captive Cervid Management

The North Carolina Chapter of TWS submitted a letter to the State Legislature opposing legislation that would expand the captive cervid industry. S.B. 513 would transfer jurisdiction of the captive...

April 24, 2015

Predator Beetles Fight to Save Hemlocks

The responsibility for saving hemlock forests in the eastern United States could rest, at least partly, on the shoulders of tiny “vampire” beetles and the efforts of “ninja beetle collectors.”...

April 1, 2015

North Carolina Legislation Will Expand Deer Industry

The North Carolina Legislature will consider a bill transferring oversight captive deer herds from the Wildlife Resources Commission to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The bill would allow...