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.
Tracking Iowa's Wood Turtles
University of Northern Iowa researchers are currently tracking a population of Wood Turtles in northeast Iowa. Iowa Public Radio has the full story below.
Good news for Iowa's Ring-necked Pheasants
Iowa Ring-necked Pheasant numbers are the highest since 2008 according to the Iowa DNR August Roadside Survey. See the below link for the full story.