Category Archives: Species Management

Monarch butterfly conservation efforts improve. Are they enough?

By Michael Doyle | 01/06/2022 01:25 PM EST Monarch butterflies are having a moment — in court, on Capitol Hill and across the countryside. Some migrating populations are up from 2020’s devastating lows. Congress is kicking in more money. Endangered Species Act … Continue reading

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New Landscape Conservation Task Force is Established

ASSOCIATION OF FISH & WILDLIFE AGENCIES, Washington D.C.: December 8, 2021 Washington D.C. – A new Landscape Conservation Joint Task Force was established during a signing ceremony at the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Executive Committee Meeting. The establishment … Continue reading

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White-Nose Syndrome Has Killed 90% of Three Bat Species

May 17,2012 Wildlife Management Institute A new study in the journal Conservation Biology reports that white-nose syndrome has killed 90% of northern long-eared, little brown, and tri-colored bats in North America in just the last 10 years. The study is based on findings of collaborators … Continue reading

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Decline of Greater Sage-Grouse in the American West

Release Date: MARCH 30, 2021 USGS RESTON, Va. – Greater sage-grouse populations have declined significantly over the last six decades, with an 80% rangewide decline since 1965 and a nearly 40% decline since 2002, according to a new report by the … Continue reading

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Beyond Bees, Neonics Damage Ecosystems—and a Push for Policy Change Is Coming

Scientists point to the long-term negative impacts of neonicotinoids, and advocates hope a regulatory overhaul will help. BY LISA HELD, Civil Eats FEBRUARY 2, 2021 Europe’s Neonic Ban is a Big Step—But it Won’t Be a Cure-all for Bees Last June, … Continue reading

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