News Briefs: Swallows, Conferences and more

Ohio misses out on 2011 Pittman-Robertson funds.

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation has begun surveying for prairie chickens using both an aerial survey and road-side listening survey.

A YouTube video of a paraglider chasing and then kicking an owl in flight has prompted federal and Utah state wildlife officials to investigate.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to euthanize 50 wild bighorn sheep to prevent the spread of Mycoplasma pneumonia.

Highway construction safety netting snags and kills swallows in Petaluma, California. The highway department is working on fixing the situation.

Conferences

There is still time to register for the 31st Annual Native American Fish & Wildlife Society National Conference. It will take place at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort at Scottsdale, AZ from May 7-9, 2013. Links to more info, here.

The deadline for papers and posters for The Wildlife Society annual conference (this year in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is midnight tonight (4/12). Decisions will be announced in early June.

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