Welcome to the Iowa Chapter of The Wildlife Society
The Wildlife Society, comprised of professionals, students, and
laypersons committed to wildlife research, education, and conservation, was founded
in 1937 as an international, nonprofit organization. There are 7 North American
regions. Within each region are numerous chapters - at both state and university
levels. For more detailed information regarding the origins of TWS, please refer
to the national site.
Dedication of Iowa's newest Bird Conservation Area
Three units in the Iowa DNR's Stephens State Forest along with other surrounding areas will be dedicated as the Thousand Acres Bird Conservation Area. See the below link for the full story.
No additional deer test positive for CWD
The first case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was confirmed in a wild White-tailed Deer in Allamakee County, Iowa this year. However, the Iowa DNR reports that no additional wild deer tested positive. See below for the full story.