May 16, 2013
The U.S. highway system includes more than 4 million miles of road. Roads crisscross even the most remote parts of the country, fragmenting habitat and causing regular encounters between motorists and wildlife.
August 24, 2012
Size often matters in the animal kingdom, with larger animals faring better than their compact counterparts. But a recent WCS study suggests that for a juvenile moose, mother’s presence—not body mass—is key to survival.
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.
May 3, 2012
A five-year behavioral study shows that pronghorn in Wyoming are losing their wintering grounds to large-scale industrialization.
December 19, 2011
From mighty caribou to tiny hummingbirds, by air and by land, many of the great American wildlife migrations are at risk.
November 2, 2011
As pronghorn set out on their long fall journey, new protections are underway to help them reach their destination. WCS conservationists Renee Seidler and Jon Beckmann describe the impressive migration, its formidable obstructions, and a few new ways around them.
June 23, 2011
A WCS conservationist maps out a climate change survival plan for species living
within Montana’s Crown of the Continent ecosystem.
February 15, 2011
Two injured bald eagles find a new home at the WCS Bronx Zoo. These young birds
from Wyoming add to the growing ranks of this once-endangered species now making
a comeback in New York.
October 21, 2010
WCS researchers are radio-tracking moose and elk traveling along U.S. Route 20 in Idaho in an effort to reduce auto accidents and preserve wildlife corridors.