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In his first blog celebrating bison, WCS Executive Vice President for Public Affairs John Calvelli discusses ongoing efforts to protect this iconic species. WCS has been protecting buffalo since the turn of the 20th century and is currently working with conservationists, sportsmen, Native American tribes, and lawmakers to advance the National Bison Legacy Act.
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New York Senator Becomes Co-sponsor of Bill to Make North American Bison the National Mammal of the United States To help generate more co-sponsors, go to www.votebison.org NEW YORK (July 18, 2012)— The Vote Bison coalition applauded the news that New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand became a co-sponsor of the National Bison Legacy Act in the U.S. Senate, which if passed would officially designate bison as the national mammal. The bill, which was introduced by U.S. Sens...
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Study shows that illicit rodenticide use poisoning elusive carnivore on public and community landsWCS and partners identify potential conservation threatBOZEMAN (July 13, 2012) –A new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), the Integral Ecology Research Center, the University of California Davis and other partners shows that imperiled fisher populations are being poisoned by the use of anticoagulant rodenticides (AR) on public and community forest lands in California–likely those use...
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Will insects and bacteria consume more of the wolverine’s food if the climate warms?  Wildlife Conservation Society and partners say refrigeration of food key to wolverine reproduction, selection of habitat Cached food reserves critical to mothers raising young Scientists eye implications of climate change for species BOZEMAN, MT (July 11, 2012) – A new study released by the Wildlife Conser...
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New Book from the Wildlife Conservation Society illustrates how conservation-planning is evolving to prepare for climate change BOZEMAN, MT (June 14, 2012) –A landmark book released by the Wildlife Conservation Society through Island Press shows that people in diverse environments around the world are moving from climate science to conservation action to ensure their natural systems, wildlife and livelihoods can withstand the pressures of global warming. Climate and Conservation offers a...
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Coalition Launches Campaign to Make North American Bison the National Mammal of the United StatesSenator Michael Enzi and Senator Tim Johnson introduce the National Bison Legacy Act Public urged to take action at www.votebison.org BOZEMAN, MT (May 25, 2012)— The Wildlife Conservation Society, Intertribal Buffalo Council, and National Bison Association today announced the launch of a campaign to make the North American bison the national mammal of the United States. The announcement coincides ...
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First otters born in New York City zoo or aquarium since 1956 Another Spring addition to Prospect Park Zoo’s Discovery Trail View the video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMHWNbB7UEg&feature=youtu.be Brooklyn, NY – May 17, 2012 – Attached photos/video: Three North American river otters born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo explore their surroundings in the exhibit on Discovery Trail. The three otters were born in February to Dixie, a 3-year-old female, and Oogie, a 10-year-...
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A five-year behavioral study shows that pronghorn in Wyoming are losing their wintering grounds to large-scale industrialization.
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Wildlife Conservation Society documents 82 percent decline of high-use habitat for pronghorn in Wyoming natural gas fields Five-year behavioral study shows large-scale industrialization of landscape is driving pronghorn from wintering grounds WCS has provided recommendations to reduce impacts NEW YORK (May 2, 2012) – A study by the Wildlife Conservation Society documents that intense development of the two largest natural gas fields in the continental U.S. are driving away some wildlife from th...
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WCS and partners will work to increase habitat in Montana, North Dakota, and Southern Saskatchewan for the Sprague’s pipit, one of the most endangered grassland birds in North America.
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