There is a battle currently raging over whether the vast majority of federally managed public land should be transferred to the states. At first glance, it seems like the states should be able to do a better job of managing public land than the federal government. However,...
Numerous controlled studies show that bighorns can contract pneumonia after coming in contact with domestic sheep and goats, which often carry the disease-causing bacteria but generally show no ill effects. Unfortunately, such...
Conservation of wild sheep and the ecosystems they occupy comprise the primary mission of the Wild Sheep Foundation. The WSF supports scientific solutions to resource management challenges, and, to this end, WSF has invested heavily in research, disease investigations and mitigation, population management, wild sheep translocations, habitat enhancement, control of non-native wildlife, predator management and conservation education in cooperative efforts with universities, governmental agencies and nongovernmental organizations.
The WSF Conservation Vision 2020 is one of our most important documents. It reflects the very essence of WSF's combined Mission Statement (Vision, Purpose, Mission, Values), and prioritizes how WSF resources will be applied to year 2020 to drive wild sheep conservation and...
California’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response is accepting grant proposals for projects that enhance wildlife habitat and environmental restoration. The funds come from OSPR's Environmental Enhancement Fund, which originates...
Recently, California Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists have confirmed that two more Peninsular bighorn sheep are dead, which makes a total of five deaths since May 6. All appear to have succumbed to respiratory problems near La Quinta, California golf courses....
Fewer addaxes live in the wild than there are words in this sentence. A lot fewer. After surveying nearly 2,000 miles of Niger's Sahara Desert and Sahelian grasslands by air and more than 400 miles by foot earlier in March, researchers...
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