Montana embarks on mule deer monitoring and research initiatives after concerns for declining populations statewide due to winterkill, habitat change, and predation. Part of the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ effort includes public engagement with hunters and surveying their attitudes towards current management strategies.

First lions confirmed in area of Chad after 20 years, according to a new remote camera survey conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The images were captured in Sena Oura National Park where lions are listed as extirpated. The newly confirmed presence of lions is testament to the conservation commitments by Chad and neighboring Cameroon. (image: Wildlife Conservation Society)

Netherlands experiments with ecological engineering to rewild new islands. Marker Wadden is a man-made 3,200-acre archipelago built from dredged mud that is already home to 47 breeding bird species. This unique project will be one of the largest habitat restorations in western Europe. Read the story on Nature.

Tasmanian devils are making a comeback, according to conservation organization Rewild. Thirty-two devils were reintroduced to mainland Australia, the country with the highest mammal extinction rate, in 2020 after a 3,000-year absence. An estimated 45 baby “joeys” were born this year, making it the most successful breeding season yet. (image: Rewild)


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