June, 2012

Ten Days Until the IV International Wildlife Management Congress

There are only ten more days until the IV International Wildlife Management Congress (IWMC) kicks off in Durban, South Africa.  During the past few days we have made additions to the program.  This includes a Rhino [...]

Management of Rhino Populations in South Africa: Past present and future

The International Wildlife Management Congress is hosting a Rhino Management Panel Discussion on July12, 2012 titled Management of Rhino Populations in South Africa: Past present and future. This discussion will focus on issues concerning rhino management [...]

Student Deadlines – June 30th

Don’t forget that June 30 is the deadline for Student Chapter of the Year Award applications! That’s this week! A check for $1,000 goes to the winning student chapter along with bragging rights. And the Student [...]

Study Highlights Need for Better Rabies Control Among Vampire Bats

A new study in Proceedings of the Royal Society B (Streicker et al. 2012) warns that attempts to reduce rabies transmission from common vampire bats (Desmodus rotundus) by culling colonies might actually increase the spread of [...]

Introducing Wildlife News!

Welcome to the most recent addition to The Wildlife Society’s News website – the Wildlife News category! Other categories already feature articles from TWS’s publications including The Wildlife Professional and The Wildlifer.  But now, the Wildlife News category [...]

Exhibits Space is Selling Quickly

Are you interested in having your company or agency exhibit at The Wildlife Society Annual Conference?  The conference is taking place October 13-18 in Portland, OR and exhibit space is selling quickly.  TWS Conference is the [...]

The newest issue of The Journal of Wildlife Management is now available, Volume 76, July 2012

The newest issue of The Journal of Wildlife Management is now available, Volume 76, July 2012. If you are not currently subscribed to The Journal of Wildlife Management, you can start a subscription below.  The Journal of Wildlife [...]

New Documentary Seeking Wildlife Professional Host

The following request came to TWS’ Office. If you are interested in contacting Jamie and serving as the documentary host, please see his contact information below. A major cable network and Emmy award-winning producers are now [...]

Maryland Tournament Hunts Invasive Snakeheads in the Spirit of Conservation

The Potomac Snakehead Tournament, held earlier this month in Charles County, Md., saw 1,402 pounds of snakehead fish hunted and removed from the Potomac River and its tributaries in two days, the Washington Post reported. The [...]

Ruminations from the Executive Director

“Just as we become aware of the hidden splendor of the past, we are in danger of denying it to the future. As we reach for the stars, we neglect the flowers beneath our feet.” George Schaller [...]