February, 2011

Pederson Speaks with NPR Reporter About Coyotes

Coyotes entering urban areas have gained enormous press exposure. To educate Washington, D.C. metropolitan residents about urban coyotes’ biology and how to prevent conflicts, TWS staff member and Associate Wildlife Biologist Shannon Pederson spoke with local [...]

Coyote Attacks

TWS’ officers Stan Gehrt and Brent Patterson were interviewed for ABC’s news story on urban coyotes, their easterward movement across the U.S. and Canada, and the attack on folk singer Taylor Mitchell. See the news story [...]

America’s Great Outdoors Initiative Plan Released

Released yesterday, America’s Great Outdoors: A Promise to Future Generations is a crucial next step of the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative, launched last April by President Obama to develop a 21st Century conservation and recreation agenda. [...]

The Wildlife Society NewsBrief

The Wildlife Society is excited to announce that we recently launched a new resource!  The Wildlife Society NewsBrief is a weekly e-news brief that delivers timely, relevant news for wildlife professionals directly to your inbox.  Sign [...]

New conference site

The Wildlife Society launched the new Annual Conference site to keep you informed on all the preparation and important deadlines for the upcoming conference in Hawaii. Save the date: Nov. 5-10, 2011 and join us in [...]

Start Them Young – Recruiting the Next Generation of Wildlife Professionals

I had the opportunity this morning to attend the Plenary at The Western Section of The Wildlife Society Annual Conference. The theme of the Plenary was “Recruiting the Next Generation of Wildlife Professionals”. Throughout the Plenary [...]

Call for Contributed Papers and Posters

The Wildlife Society will hold its 18th Annual Conference in Kona, Hawaii at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, November 5-10, 2011. The meeting will include workshops, symposia, panel discussions, breakfast roundtables, special poster sessions, contributed papers (oral [...]

Learning to Live With Coyotes

Come hear The Wildlife Society’s Shannon Pederson give a talk titled “Learning to Live with Coyotes”. Shannon is an Associated Wildlife Biologist and the Program Manager for Subunits and Certification. Shannon studies coyotes and writes about [...]