Tag: wildlife management

February 22, 2017

Red-necked grebe gets lift from Wildlife Services

Staff of the Wildlife Services-Massachusetts program arrived at their Amherst headquarters one November morning to discover a red-necked grebe floundering on the lawn. Tim Cozine, CWB® and a staff wildlife...

January 23, 2017

Tagging vultures for safety’s sake

Since 2001, MacDill Air Force Base has housed the 6th Air Mobility Wing, which provides air refueling and airlift operations in the southeastern United States and to military operations in...

August 10, 2016

A dogged last defense against brown tree snakes

On a late June morning, biological science technician Joaquin Benavente and his partner Bonnie started a routine day at the U.S. Navy processing center on Guam, with 16 outbound vehicles...

March 7, 2016

Biologists to test impact of auxiliary markings on snowy owl

Recently, a Wildlife Services biologist captured a snowy owl at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. When released, the owl carried a USGS leg band and was the first participant...

Canada Geese Management
July 8, 2015

Geese Management Protects Sensitive Vegetation in N.J.

The Maurice River and tributaries in Cumberland County, New Jersey represent an important tidal freshwater habitat for critical emergent vegetation and migrating birds. This vegetation — including wild rice (Zizania...