Category Archives: Species Management

Judge restores protections for gray wolves across much of US

by MATTHEW BROWN and JOHN FLESHER, Associated PressThursday, February 10th 2022 Gray wolves (Wisconsin DNR photo/Herbert Lange) BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — A judge restored federal protections for gray wolves across much of the U.S. on Thursday, after their removal in the waning … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Species Management, Wildlife Legislation, Wolves | Comments Off on Judge restores protections for gray wolves across much of US

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

Posted in Agriculture, Species Management | Comments Off on Monarch butterfly conservation efforts improve. Are they enough?

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

Posted in Bats, News, Species Management | Comments Off on New Landscape Conservation Task Force is Established

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

Posted in Bats, Species Management, White-Nose Syndrome | Comments Off on White-Nose Syndrome Has Killed 90% of Three Bat Species

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

Posted in Species Management | Comments Off on Decline of Greater Sage-Grouse in the American West