March, 2010

USGS Public Lectures – Spring 2010

Free and Open to the Public USGS, Dallas L. Peck Memorial Auditorium 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston, VA 20192 Wednesday April 7, 2010 7:00 PM Title: Wandering Wildlife: Tracking movement, migrations and mileage, from wolves to [...]

Economic Interests Prevail Yet Again

At the 175-nation Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Doha from March 13-25, economic interests, once again, came out on top while wildlife was pushed aside for future generations to deal with the [...]

UNBC Student Chapter Special Research Colloquium Webcast

Tuesday, March 30 at 7:00pm PST (10:00pm EST), the University of North British Columbia will be hosting a webcast in recognition of Dr. Ian McTaggart Cowan’s 100th birthday. Dr. Cowan is an educator, zoologist and one [...]

NRCS Celebrates 75 Years

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is celebrating its 75th year conserving natural resources on private lands. With 2/3 of the land in America being privately owned, it is critical to educate these land owners on [...]

Certification Program Newsletter Vol. 1

The Wildlife Society is making a change to the wording in the Certification Newsletter Volume 1. Some employers support certification and pay for their employees to apply for certification (i.e., USDA APHIS WS) while some require [...]

Environmental Research Contest for Grades 9-12

Entries for the 2010 Thacher Environmental Research Contest must be submitted by April 5, 2010. The contest awards cash prizes to secondary school students (grades 9-12) whose projects demonstrate the best use of satellites and other [...]

Student Chapter of the Year and Advisor of the Year Awards Deadline Quickly Approaching

Do you feel your student chapter deserves to win chapter of the year? Have you organized great workshops and competitions, greatly increased your membership or put on an impressive student conclave? What about your student chapter [...]

USGS Public Lecture Series Featuring Dr. L. David Mech and Robert Gill

USGS Public Lecture Wednesday April 7, 2010 7:00 PM Title: Wandering Wildlife: Tracking movement, migrations and mileage, from wolves to wading birds By Robert Gill and Dr. L. David Mech Wildlife tracking technology has evolved from [...]

Announcing the First Ever TWS Video Competition

TWS is calling all wildlife enthusiasts, wannabe filmmakers and YouTube stars for the first ever Wildlife Society Video Competition! Videos should be under 5 minutes and the topic can be anything related to wildlife; e.g. why [...]

TWS Member/CWB to Participate in DC Film Festival Panel Discussion

We are proud to announce that Joe Burns, long-time TWS member and Certified Wildlife Biologist, will be participating in a panel discussion at the DC Environmental Film Festival this Friday, March 26th following the premiere of [...]