October, 2011

National Wildlife Refuges Find New Direction

In addition to releasing its final vision document, Conserving the Future: Wildlife Refuges and the Next Generation, the National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) also has a new director.  James  Kurth, a 32-year veteran of the NWRS has [...]

What’s Your Number?

According to BBC News, the world’s population will hit seven billion people in the next few weeks.  The BBC News website created a very cool program that can tell you the world population when you were [...]

High School Environmental Teaching Aid Available

Attention teachers: the Arizona Game and Fish Department has developed an award winning environmental education program for high school students that they are now sharing with the general public (complete with lesson plans, posters, books, and [...]

Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration Celebration in 2012

In 2012 Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration will be celebrating its 75th anniversary and is inviting you to be part of the fun! Official celebration details are forthcoming, but you can get in the spirit right [...]

New South Wales Parliament Discusses TWS Policy on Animal Rights Philosophy

TWS’ new policy on Animal Rights and Wildlife Conservation was recently discussed (very favorably I might add) on the floor of the New South Wales Parliament in Australia.  The policy has drawn predictable criticism from animal [...]

2012 National Park Fee Free Days

This week Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the dates for the National Park Service’s 2012 “National Park Fee Free Days.”  Admission fees will be waived on these days in order to encourage Americans to [...]

TWS Annual Conference is Resort Casual

A question that has come up a few times, is what should I wear for the Annual Conference?  Dress for all conference sessions and special events is “resort casual.”  Since we are in a tropical region, [...]

Warning Signs In Canada

Warning Signs In Canada A study recently published in the September issue of The Wildlife Society Bulletin found that strategically placed signage can reduce the number of deer-vehicle collisions.  The scientists, Rob Found and Mark Boyce [...]

Just Announced – Waikoloa Beach Marriott Has Rooms for Annual Conference

JUST ANNOUNCED Since the majority of the room block at the Hilton Waikoloa Village has been reserved, TWS has obtained a special conference rate for hotel rooms at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott.  The Marriott is a [...]