Category Archives: Species Management

Rise of populism affects wildlife management in US

November 3, 2017 Source: Colorado State University Summary: A cultural backlash stemming from the rise of populism may limit opportunities for state fish and wildlife agencies to adapt to changing social values in the United States.   Researchers at Colorado … Continue reading

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Missouri confirms female mountain lion in Shannon County

    Robert Hemmelgarn Jan 27, 2017 COLUMBIA, Mo.  – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) recently received DNA results from a confirmed mountain lion in Shannon County. Those results indicated the mountain lion was a female with a probable … Continue reading

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Agencies raise standards for ESA listing petitions

 The Southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) is listed as threatened on the Endangered Species Act. ©USFWS/Randy Wilder By Emily Ronis Posted on September 30, 2016 by The Wildlife Society The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine … Continue reading

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Monarch Technical Coordinator Job Opening

The Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (MAFWA) is seeking a contractor to provide technical coordination and plan-writing services to assist MAFWA’s member states, plus Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and other interested states with Monarch Conservation efforts.

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Governor Mark Dayton Issues Executive Order to Reverse Pollinator Decline and Restore Pollinator Health in Minnesota

Action steps outlined for state agencies to minimize negative impact on bees and other insect pollinators August 26, 2016 ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today issued Executive Order 16-07, requiring the state to take specific actions to reverse … Continue reading

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