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Don’t miss these local highlights in Cleveland

Contributed by the Ohio Chapter of TWS When you make a trip to the North Coast, as Cleveland is affectionately known, there are a number of things to do and sights to see that should be considered musts. One of these is a visit to the historic West Side Market, which began operation in 1840 […]

Hilton offers conference-goers unforgettable experience

Registration for The Wildlife Society’s 25th Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, won’t open until next month, but attendees who want to get a jump on their accommodations should book now at one of our two host hotels. The Hilton Cleveland Downtown — opened in 2016 — will provide a discounted nightly room rate of just […]

TWS, AFS announce logo contest for first-ever joint conference

The Wildlife Society and American Fisheries Society are seeking design submissions for their first-ever joint conference in 2019. The logo is an important characteristic of this historic event in Reno, Nevada, and will be used frequently in the marketing and advertisement of the event. It will be displayed through multiple communication channels of both organizations, […]

2018 TWS Annual Conference: Call for Proposals closes March 21

Have you submitted your proposal for a workshop, symposium or panel discussion to be held at The Wildlife Society’s 25th Annual Conference? There’s just a few days left to do so! This year’s conference will be held in Cleveland, Ohio, October 7-11, 2018. Education and training program proposals related to all aspects of wildlife ecology, management, […]

Striving for success in Cleveland

Correction: A previous version of this story, which appeared in the March/April 2018 issue of The Wildlife Professional, incorrectly mentioned that our opening night event at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame would be on Sunday. The correct date of that event is Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. The time of the event has not […]

2018 Call for Abstracts is now open

The Wildlife Society will hold its 25th Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, from October 7-11, 2018. The Conference will include workshops, symposia, panel discussions, contributed oral presentations, contributed posters, and student research in progress posters. We invite you to submit abstracts for prospective contributed oral or poster presentation on topics of wildlife ecology, management, conservation, […]

Self-made student chapter earns award

Nominations for the 2018 Student Chapter of the Year Award will be accepted through May 1. Visit the 2018 Student Chapter of the Year Award webpage by clicking the link above, or visit to learn more about all TWS awards. Since Missouri Western State University’s student chapter of The Wildlife Society formed in 2002, it’s been busy making a difference […]

Cleveland logo winner features conservation success

With the theme of the upcoming TWS 2018 Annual Conference in Cleveland being conservation successes, Lee Neighbors’ logo fit the bill. His winning logo features a North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) and a great blue heron (Ardea herodias) back-to-back. The river otter, on the right, represents a species that has recovered after changes in […]

TWS recognizes wildlifers for outstanding publications

Nominations for the Wildlife Publication Awards will be accepted through May 1, 2018. Click on the link above to visit the Wildlife Publication Awards webpage, or visit to learn more about all TWS awards. Twelve wildlife professionals earned TWS’s Wildlife Publication Awards for their excellence in wildlife biology and management literature at the 2017 annual conference […]

TWS introduces 2017 Fellows

Ten longtime TWS members became TWS Fellows at the 2017 annual TWS conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The TWS Fellows Award is given out each year to individuals who have “distinguished themselves through exceptional service” to the profession and have been members of the society for at least 10 years. Find out more about the […]