June 11, 2010

In the Spotlight: Finding Wildlife Health Related Information through Social Media Sites

Social Media Site Recommendations for the Wildlife Professional

Are you already following the Wildlife Disease Information Node’s Twitter feed and already our “fan” on Facebook?

Many other groups are exploring the social media world of Facebook and Twitter to communicate with wider audiences and disseminate information in new ways. Here are a few well known, traditional sources that are providing information though the innovation of social media.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S. Geological Survey

National Biological Information Infrastructure

  • NBII – Info Blog: Providing the updates and announcements about science projects and programs.

The Wildlife Society

Other Social Media Site Recommendations for Digest Readers?

Know of other useful feeds, blogs, or facebook pages that Digest readers might be interested in? Please send the title and link to us at wdin@usgs.gov, and we will share it with your colleagues on the Digest.