custom essay writerscustom essay writers

March | 2009 | The Wildlife Society News

March, 2009

Will the Economic Downturn Hurt Wildlife Management and Conservation?

The national and global economic news continue to be dismal and in a recent Washington Post-ABC poll (conducted in late February) , 56% of Americans surveyed believed our economy was in serious, long-term decline.  So what does [...]

TWS Council – Meet the Candidates

The Wildlife Society announces candidates for positions on TWS Council. This year electronic ballots will be sent in May to all members with an email address. If you do not have an email address you will [...]

Removal of Invasive Species Results in Santa Cruz Island Restoration

Today’s Washington Post contains a very interesting piece on the restoration of Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Island Archipelago off the California coast. With the removal of destructive non-native feral cats, rats, pigs, golden [...]

Earth Hour

This past week around the dinner table there has been discussion of Earth Hour.  My kids have been talking it up and I have read a couple of stories about it.  We are looking forward to [...]

Australian Bat Species Near Extinction

Dear ABS Members and others concerned As mentioned, the situation is now absolutely desperate for the Christmas Island Pipistrelle. Thank you to everyone who has already written letters and correspondence to the various authorities – it [...]

Portland, Oregon Selected to Host 2012 TWS Annual Conference

I am pleased to announce that Portland, Oregon has been selected to host the 2012 Wildlife Society Annual Conference.  The conference dates are scheduled for October 14-18, 2012. In other TWS Annual Conference news, the dates [...]

The State of the Birds

The United States is home to a tremendous diversity of native birds, with more than 800 species inhabiting terrestrial, coastal, and ocean habitats, including Hawaii. Among these species, 67 are federally listed as endangered or threatened. [...]

Are Tropical Species More Threatened than Arctic Ones?

A team of researchers say that in spite of all the media attention given to the Arctic region and polar bears, species living in the tropics may face an even greater risk as the world warms [...]

20th Anniversary of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

On the 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster, check out the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council website for the latest information on restoration of this injured ecosystem. [...]

Carbon Sequestration Project

As part of The Wildlife Society Annual Conference registration fee for the 2008 meeting, we allocated $5 toward a carbon sequestration project. Proceeds from the fund helped restore longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) and wiregrass (Aristida stricta) [...]