The May/June issue of The Wildlife Professional

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Chemicals have had a profound effect on wildlife and our profession’s conservation efforts. In the May/June issue of The Wildlife Professional, our cover story takes a deeper dive into how chemical pollution has affected wildlife and the efforts wildlife professionals have taken to mitigate their impacts.  Another feature in this issue celebrate the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park in the United States and how this protected land’s ecosystem is now ‘better than ever.’ This issue also includes articles discussing the impact of politics on carnivore management, efforts to advance management of chronic wasting disease, work of federal agencies to support turtle conservation, and the role of giant sequoias in supporting birds in the Sierra Nevada. Read on for another piece that presents a unique project engaging the public in monitoring mercury levels on protected lands using dragonfly larvae.

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