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

Officials shut down the Sacramento Wildlife Welfare Society

State wildlife officials temporarily closed Sacramento County’s only wildlife rehabilitation facility to treat thousands of sick and injured animals a year after most of its employees left their jobs on Wednesday. Officials from the Department of Fish and Wildlife posted banners Wednesday evening at the entrance to the museum Wildlife Welfare Association At McClellan Park … Read more

Explaining America’s Wildlife Restoration Act

The Biden administration is about to enact a law The largest part of climate legislation Ever, after the Senate passed Inflation Reduction Act Sunday by a consecutive vote along party lines. But there’s actually another huge piece of environmental legislation that could soon become law — and it has bipartisan support. Known by the acronym … Read more

The lame duck congress can act unified to protect the abundant wildlife

For decades American hunters have proven how to protect the great outdoors. Duck hunters, in particular, have been successful in preserving our nation’s wetland habitats–from the coastal swamps of the Chesapeake Bay to the prairie pits of the Dakota to the rich wetlands of California’s Central Valley. Figures from the latest release Report of the … Read more

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

Wildlife Summit to come up with a new plan to control wild turkeys in Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, NY — The upcoming meeting of city and state agencies and local elected officials has one goal: to develop a plan for dealing with “troublesome” wildlife on Staten Island. The main topic of discussion will be the turkeys in town. Central Island Councilman David Carr, District Chief Vito Fusella, the City Parks Department, … 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

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

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