February 6, 2014
If the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, neonics for short, continues, in the future we won't have birds and bees to talk about. Steve Zack, WCS Coordinator of Bird Conservation, explains the dangers of the heavily used insecticide.
December 27, 2013
John Weaver, Senior Conservation Scientist with WCS-Canada, warns that the Alberta government’s draft Regional Plan for the South Saskatchewan, which would establish new Wildland Parks in about a quarter of the area, will be inadequate to conserving its vulnerable fish and wildlife populations and sources of precious water that are cherished by southern Albertans.
August 2, 2013
Steve Zack, WCS's Coordinator of Bird Conservation, explains the ways in which oil and gas fracking efforts may reshape the American prairie, and the consequences for grassland birds and bison.
August 8, 2012
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.
August 3, 2012
May 25, 2012
In concert with the introduction of the National Bison Legacy Act in the U.S. Senate, WCS and its partners have launched a campaign to make the American bison our national mammal.
April 23, 2012
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.
December 19, 2011
From mighty caribou to tiny hummingbirds, by air and by land, many of the great American wildlife migrations are at risk.
March 3, 2010
A new publication by IUCN, written with WCS collaboration, reports on the current status of wild American bison, and makes recommendations on how to ensure the species is conserved for the future.