Wyoming’s 29 Wildlife Habitat Management Areas close each winter to reduce stress on animals and forage

Casper, WW. Winter closures are implemented annually in 29 Wyoming Wildlife Habitat Management Areas to protect animals and their wintering ranges, according to the Wyoming Department of Fish and Game. “Seasonal closures are essential to reduce stress-causing disruptions to winter deer, elk, bighorn sheep and other wildlife,” said Ray Breedhoft, Head of Habitat and Access … Read more

The Wildlife Conference promotes the protection of sharks and turtles

PANAMA CITY (AP) — 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 are decimated by the pet trade. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, known … Read more

Urban rebuilding is bringing wildlife into the heart of cities

CNN – Visions of the urban future tend to revolve around miles-tall skyscrapers, flying cars and high-tech solutions to sustainability challenges. But another vision predicts a return to the wilderness upon which cities were once built, complete with forests and wild animals long lost. This vision is beginning to materialize in major cities around the … Read more

The Minnesota Wildlife Hospital, one of the busiest in the world, plans to expand

Housed in a cramped building in Roseville Park, one of the world’s busiest wildlife hospitals sees nearly 20,000 patients a year, from sleeping cottontails to majestic trumpeting pelicans. After, after 20 years old, I’m out of space. The nonprofit Wildlife Rehabilitation Center has purchased 22 acres in Grant City, Washington County, with ambitious plans to … Read more

A wildlife veterinarian says bird flu can devastate local birds

A wildlife veterinarian is concerned that a strain of bird flu currently circulating in the US and UK could have a devastating effect on native wild bird populations, should it reach New Zealand. Avian influenza A (H5N1) strain has been circulating throughout Asia since 2014 but has now spread to other parts of the world. … Read more

Wildlife conservation jobs

Wildlife conservation needs people from multiple backgrounds to come together. | Image source: Getty Images / iStockphoto IIt seems that members of the workforce in the 21st century are increasingly open to exploring careers that were considered non-traditional only a decade ago. Wildlife conservation and protection is one area of ​​business and activity that can … Read more

Hundreds of Colorado elk wear GPS collars, hunting cows to control them, while CPW fights to reverse the herd’s decline.

Colorado wildlife managers are galvanizing efforts to reverse elk decline in the southwestern quadrant of the state by controlling hunting and protecting wild habitats, with the goal of increasing calf survival amid severe droughts and development. And the Colorado Parks and Wildlife teams are launching an unprecedented statewide elk-spotting program. They will collect “several hundred” … Read more

Indian Zoos: The Seeds of Wildlife Conservation

I’ll start with a quote from my best friend Jane Goodall (Which I have never met, of course). Her message to the Anti-Zoo Brigade was that in these times on the brink, it is important, more than ever, to educate children about the importance of wildlife. And nothing, not even the best TV shows and … Read more

How a young wildlife photographer gets the goods

2. Surprise River Otter river otter (Photo by Vishal Subramanian) The return of river otters in the Bay Area is exciting. In the mid-20th century, they almost disappeared due to fur trapping and polluted waterways. A ban on trapping and the Clean Water Act of 1972 paved the way for a possible comeback. But it … Read more