Category: Wildlife

  • Dog Lair: Habitat is Key to All Wildlife Collections – Grand Forks Herald

    Doug Lear is an outreach biologist with the North Dakota Department of Fish and Fish. You can reach him at dleier@nd.gov. WEST FARGO – I was in the meat locker and started a conversation about deer entry and reports from lucky hunters this fall who painted and populated deer tags in North Dakota. Just like […]

  • Will Staats: Why are we ditching science for wildlife management in Vermont? 

    This comment was written by Will Staats, who lives in Victorian, Vermont. He is a professional wildlife biologist who has worked in wildlife conservation for nearly 40 years for both the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife and the New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game. He is a woodsman, hunter and fisherman all his […]

  • Botswana to maximize the economic contribution of wildlife

    Sign up View from Westminster email expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free Westminster email offer By Keletsu Tobega for the Botswana Guardian New research recommends that increased investments in the wildlife economy would go a long way to boosting Botswana’s gross domestic product, improving the quality of livelihoods among people in both […]

  • The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

    Panama City (AFP) – An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for shark species targeted in the fin trade and dozens of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers have been decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, […]

  • Wildlife Conference promotes protection of sharks and other species

    Confiscated shark fins were shown during a press conference in Doral, Florida, in 2020. An international conference on trade in endangered species ended Friday in Panama, with more than 500 species protected. Wilfredo Lee / Associated Press PANAMA CITY — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for […]

  • The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

    panama city — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for the species of sharks targeted in the flipper trade and the scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers have been decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna […]

  • ‘Left to Trash’: Wildlife officers are investigating the deaths of 8 deer and elk in San Miguel County

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the people responsible for a series of suspected poaching incidents earlier this month. Eight deer and elk were killed within two and a half weeks and the bodies left behind. Five of the animals were killed within walking distance of the roads, […]

  • The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

    panama city — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for the species of sharks targeted in the flipper trade and the scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers have been decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna […]

  • Increases in development in southwest Florida threaten wildlife

    Cleared lands and construction sites are common in southwest Florida. According to US Census data, Lee County is the second fastest growing county in the state. The increase in population leads to the need for more development, which raises the question of how to preserve the wildlife that makes this area so unique. “Development and […]

  • The Kenyan Samburu case

    Community wildlife protection is often promoted as the ideal solution. The idea behind this approach is that people who live near wildlife can be involved in protecting it and have an interest in doing so. This results in wildlife being protected (a global biodiversity gain) and local people benefiting from conservation through tourism revenue, jobs, […]