|Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (Platinum Sponsor)||The Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is the leading wildlife research organization in Texas and one of the finest in the nation. Established in 1981 by a grant from the Caesar Kleberg Foundation for Wildlife Conservation, the Institute operates as a nonprofit organization and depends financially upon private contributions and faculty grantsmanship. Our mission is to provide science-based information for enhancing the conservation and management of Texas wildlife.|
|Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (Gold Sponsor)||As the voice for our wild public lands, waters and wildlife, BHA seeks to ensure North America’s outdoor heritage of hunting and fishing in a natural setting through education and work on behalf of fish, wildlife and wild places. We prioritize three key issues: access and opportunity, public lands and waters, and fair chase. The ways in which we address these spans from local, boots-on-the-ground projects to legislative advocacy at the state and federal levels. We represent the challenge, solitude and adventure that only wild places can provide.|
|Bureau of Land Management (Gold Sponsor)||The Bureau of Land Management’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. The BLM administers nearly 250 million acres of public lands in the United States, constituting one-eighth of the landmass of the country. As a partner of TWS, the BLM supports providing career information and opportunities through TWS’ website and annual conference, alongside support for TWS’ publications and communication channels.|
|Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) (Gold Sponsor)||The Tennessee Valley Authority, or TVA, is the largest public power company in the US and is a federally owned electric utility corporation.|
|US Forest Service (Gold Sponsor)||The USFS manages and protects our nation’s 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 44 states and Puerto Rico to meet the needs of present and future generations. As a TWS Partner, USFS leads the support of Native American students pursuing wildlife management careers through sponsored summer research internships. The Forest Service also supports special events such as the Student-Professional Networking Event and “Careers with the U.S. Forest Service” at our Annual Conference.|
|US Fish and Wildlife Service (Gold Sponsor)||The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. This is accomplished through the dedicated efforts of more than 8,000 FWS employees. Half of those employees are trained scientists and many are fish and wildlife biologists and managers. Through a cooperative relationship, TWS and FWS seek to further efforts to promote scientific excellence and support professional development of wildlife biologists and managers.|
|US Geological Survey (Gold Sponsor)||The USGS serves as the biological research arm of the U.S. Department of the Interior and provides science to help achieve sustainable management and conservation of biological resources. The Ecosystems Mission Area includes programs like the Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, and research programs on species management, invasive species, biological threats, and others.|
|Wild Sheep Foundation / Women Hunt (Gold Sponsor)||The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) works to "Put and Keep Wild Sheep on the Mountain" and the Women Hunt Program within WSF engages and helps more women cross barriers on their journey into fields and the mountains.|
|USDA APHIS Wildlife Services (Gold Sponsor)||The mission of USDA APHIS Wildlife Services is to provide Federal leadership and expertise to resolve wildlife conflicts to allow people and wildlife to coexist.|
|Boone and Crockett Club (Silver Sponsor)||It is the mission of the Boone and Crockett Club to promote the conservation and management of wildlife, especially big game, and its habitat, to preserve and encourage hunting and to maintain the highest ethical standards of fair chase and sportsmanship in North America.|
|Bowman (Silver Sponsor)||Bowman is passionate about finding the best solutions for our clients, and strives to provide innovative answers to their environmental needs. Our licensed professional staff includes:
Professional Wetland Delineators
Qualified Environmental Professionals
Certified Wildlife Biologists
LEED® Accredited Professionals
|Cellular Tracking Technologies LLC (Silver Sponsor)||Cellular Tracking Technologies (CTT) is a global leader in wildlife telemetry and IoT solutions with headquarters in Cape May, NJ.|
|Conservation Nation (Silver Sponsor)||Conservation Nation is dedicated to diversifying the conservation movement by funding and supporting wildlife conservationists from underrepresented communities while educating and inspiring the next inclusive generation of wildlife champions and future leaders.
|Ducks Unlimited (Silver Sponsor)||Ducks Unlimited is the world’s leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation. Its mission is to conserve, restore, and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl. The Wildlife Society’s partnership with DU builds a stronger network of wildlife professionals and conservationists with far-reaching benefits. Together, TWS and DU intend to advance common policy goals; share and disseminate science and best management practices; address recruitment and retention issues; reinforce the value of professional certification; and more.|
|East Foundation (Silver Sponsor)||The East Foundation is an Agricultural Research Organization that promotes the advancement of land stewardship through ranching, science, and education. Our land, spanning over 217,000 acres of south Texas native rangeland, is managed as a working laboratory with cattle ranching as an integral part of the overall operation.|
|Johns Hopkins University Press (Silver Sponsor)||With critically acclaimed titles in health and wellness, public health, science, higher education, and across the humanities, Hopkins Press publishes 150 new books each year and maintains a backlist in excess of 3,000 titles. We connect authors to scholars, researchers, educators, policymakers, and curious readers across the globe.|
|Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources (Silver Sponsor)||KY Dept. of Fish and Wildlife - Hunting, Fishing license and permits.|
|National Wild Turkey Federation (Silver Sponsor)||Since its inception in 1973, the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has provided the foundation for wild turkey conservation throughout North America. From the first research project funded in the 1970s, to the multi-million acre restoration initiatives going on today and everywhere in between, conserving the wild turkey and preserving our hunting heritage has always been — and always will be — the backbone of the NWTF. The NWTF also supports science-based conservation and management, education, and sound policy—a mission that shares considerable overlap with that of The Wildlife Society.|
|Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (Silver Sponsor)||To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.|
|University of Montana (Silver Sponsor)||University of Montana's Wildlife Biology Program optimally prepares students for careers in wildlife conservation and management while working with partners to address our most pressing wildlife resource challenges through research. The Wildlife Biology Program is comprised of 26 faculty, a dozen post-doctoral researchers and research scientists, 70 graduate students, and 340 undergraduate students. Come be part of something special!|
|Vortex (Silver Sponsor)||Your desire to be your best fuels our promise to provide nothing short of exceptional performance, unmatched service, and memorable experiences. The way we see it, your success is our success. Welcome to Vortex Nation.|
|Voss Signs (Silver Sponsor)||Sign manufacturer specializing in custom signs, banners, decals and magnets. We offer event products including full color tents, table throws and much more.|
|Advanced Telemetry Systems (Bronze Sponsor)||Advanced Telemetry Systems offers innovative and reliable wildlife tracking products designed for researchers world-wide. Our product line includes: VHF Transmitters, Iridium GPS Collars, GPS Loggers, VHF Receivers/Data-loggers, Antennas, and more.
Visit ATStrack.com to see product details and request a quote.
|Civil & Environmental Consultants ,Inc (Bronze Sponsor)||Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. is an engineering and environmental consulting firm with more than 1,400 team members and 30 offices nationwide. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, CEC is consistently ranked on Engineering News-Record’s annual lists of the Top Design Firms and Top Environmental Firms in the nation.|
|Copperhead Environmental Consulting (Bronze Sponsor)||Our mission is to provide exceptional service and expertise driven by a passion for the natural world. We specialize in aquatic and terrestrial ecology/threatened & endangered species, environmental planning & permitting, forestry, wetlands, and research.|
|Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts at Amherst (Bronze Sponsor)||The Department of Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts offers a concentration in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation situated within an interdisciplinary program. Students think broadly about fostering healthy, just, and sustainable ecosystems while also gaining specialized training in fields such as conservation genetics, population ecology and landscape ecology.|
|ERTEC Environmental Systems (Bronze Sponsor)||ERTEC manufactures revolutionary erosion, sediment and wildlife control systems with twice the performance, half the total cost and ZERO Waste.|
|Global Wildlife Resources (Bronze Sponsor)||GWR provides the most current and extensive FIELD-BASED live and online training for confidence, safety, and success. Anyone attending a GWR course has access to monthly Q&A Wildlife Capture Discussion Sessions with wildlife veterinarian Mark Johnson DVM.
LOGRX is a simple field-based program for tracking use of immobilizing drugs.
|Michigan State University Department of Fisheries & Wildlife (Bronze Sponsor)||Our Mission is to build local, national, and international capacities to conserve ecosystems that support fish, wildlife, and society through integrated programs in research, education and engagement. We are committed to the integrative nature of natural resources conservation and management, with our expertise ranging from disciplinary areas with a long-standing history in the domain of fisheries and wildlife to those emerging more recently.|
|Mule Deer Foundation (Bronze Sponsor)||The Mule Deer Foundation is celebrating its 35th year as the only national non-profit organization dedicated solely to the conservation of mule deer and black-tailed.|
|NASA Earth Science Division (Bronze Sponsor)||NASA Earth Science Division aims to understand the Earth as a system. The Biological Diversity Research program uses NASA observations and models to improve our understanding of biological diversity, how and why it is changing, and its effects on and interactions with the Earth system. The Ecological Conservation Applications area promotes the use of Earth observations and models to analyze and forecast changes that affect ecosystems and to develop effective resource management strategies.|
|National Band & Tag Co. (Bronze Sponsor)||National Band & Tag Company is a family owned manufacturer founded in 1902, specializing in identification solutions. Let us help you with your identification challenges today!|
|Ohio State University School of Environment and Natural Resources (Bronze Sponsor)||A multi-disciplinary academic unit committed to developing, teaching, and extending knowledge to support stewardship of the environment and sustainable uses and conservation of wildlife and natural resources.|
|Tarleton State University, Department of Wildlife and Natural Resources (Bronze Sponsor)||Tarleton State University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources offers M.S. in Wildlife and Natural Resources and a Ph.D. in Animal and Natural Resource Sciences. Our PhD program bridges disciplines to address challenges associated with conservation of resources while maximizing food production.|
|The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (Bronze Sponsor)||The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) advances reproductive management as part of an integrated approach to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts and promote coexistence worldwide through education, outreach, and engagement.|
|VECTRONIC Aerospace Inc. (Bronze Sponsor)||VECTRONIC Aerospace – Manufacturer of GPS collars and equipment for wildlife telemetry studies.|
|Western EcoSystems Technology (WEST) (Bronze Sponsor)||Bringing common sense, professional, and scientifically defensible solutions to natural resource problems.|
|Wildlife Drones (Bronze Sponsor)||Wildlife Drones developed the most advanced drone radio-telemetry system to assist wildlife professionals and researchers to cost-effectively collect more data. Compatible with any VHF tags globally and combined with our unique mapping software, it’s the world’s leading tracking solution for locating radio-tagged animals in real-time.|
|Blue Aster Studio||Nature-inspired art and gifts|
|Women of the Cloud Forest||Fair-trade nature themed products|
|Allpoints GIS||We design and deliver compelling ArcGIS training, coaching and support to thousands of engineering, science, wildlife and GIS professionals each year.
|Altitude Conservation||Wildlife tracking solutions - Aim higher, Achieve More
Monitor animals from a drone, an aircraft, or on the ground.
Track 500 VHF frequencies simultaneously, with automated logging, and smart signal recognition to remove noise.
|Animex International||Animex innovate the approach to ecological research and mitigation. Through our vast range of products and services we strive to manage wildlife conflicts and ensure habitats remain connected.|
|Beaver Institute||The Beaver Institute works at the intersection of wetland and beaver restoration, providing technical and financial assistance to public and private landowners to mitigate and navigate human-beaver conflicts, supporting scientific research, training professional mitigation, and increasing public awareness and appreciation of the beaver’s critical role in creating climate resilient ecosystems.|
|Center for Wildlife Studies||We are a 501 (c)(3) maine-based non-profit organization whose global mission is to provide accessible environmental education and promote wildlife conservation through science.|
|Ditale Outdoors||The best outdoor womens apparel made just for you.|
|Ecological Society of America||We are the world's largest community of ecologists. Our members are researchers, students, leaders, practitioners, educators and advocates dedicated to the understanding of life and its environments. We provide publishing, professional development, advocacy training and other critical supports to our international community.|
|e-obs GmbH||e-obs produces high-end GPS tags for a variety of species. We are the company for the closer look, to study small scale movements and do detail behavioral studies. We are dedicated to our customers, and we offer the best possible support, assisting you in every phase of your telemetry project.|
|Frontier Labs||Frontier Labs have been making world leading bioacoustic recorders since 2011. We have small and light battery powered units (BARLT) and solar powered ones (Solar BAR) that can record all year long. They can even localize where the sound came from.|
|GeoTrak, Inc.||GeoTrak designs and manufactures quality, custom satellite telemetry tracking devices (PTT - Platform Transmitter Terminal) for wildlife researchers around the world.|
|HOLOHIL||Your Most Trusted Wildlife Tracking Solutions|
|Jonah Ventures||Jonah Ventures helps answer ecological questions with DNA sequencing. We utilize next generation sequencing and qPCR to help answer questions about animal diet, pollination, species presence and species abundance for both aquatic and terrestrial species.|
|Lotek||Leading researchers around the world rely on Lotek telemetry equipment and expertise. We are proud to be partners in fish and wildlife research being conducted in more than 100 countries – on every continent and in every ocean. We look forward to continuing our tradition of advancing wildlife science in the development of fish and wildlife monitoring systems for many years to come!|
|Maxtena Inc.||Maxtena are a leading provider of Iridium satellite airtime services and high quality antenna solutions for Iridium satellite, GNSS and terrestrial applications.|
|Merck Animal Health||Merck Animal Health helps aquaculture producers and conservationists cultivate and maintain healthy and sustainable aquatic ecosystems. Our industry-leading biopharmaceutical and technology solutions monitor for insight, optimize for precision, and benchmark for performance.
|Michigan Technological University College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science||Tomorrow needs conservationists. Tomorrow needs Michigan Tech.|
|National Wildlife Control Operators Association||NWCOA is a national non-profit trade association for Wildlife Control Operators offering certified training.|
|Oxford University Press||Oxford University Press publishes some of the most respected books and journals in the world. Visit our booth or online at www.oup.com for more information.|
|Paul Smith's College Graduate Studies||Advance your career and education at Paul Smith’s College.|
|Peace Corps Response||Peace Corps Response seeks to match professionals with diverse skills and experience to projects where they are needed the most.|
|Browning Trail Cameras||Browning Trail Cameras. The Best There Is.|
|Sutton Avian Research Center||Conducting avian research and conservation, including captive propagation of Endangered Species|
|Telonics Inc.||Quality Electronics for Wildlife, Environmental Research, and Special Applications.
Quality Electronics for Wildlife, Environmental Research, and Special Applications.
|The Stacks||The Stacks frees researchers to collaboratively publish peer-reviewed science.|
|Titley Scientific||Designed by ecologists for ecologists, Titley Scientific is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wildlife monitoring equipment. With over 40 years of experience, Titley prioritizes innovation and efficiency to provide researchers affordable, high-quality acoustic products and unmatched customer support.|
|Tomahawk Live Trap||Tomahawk has been manufacturing Quality Humane animal handling products since 1925.|
|Wildlife Acoustics. Inc||Wildlife Acoustics creates tools specifically designed to help scientists study animals in their natural habitat.|
|Wildlife Biology||A non-profit society owned open-access journal promoting a scientific basis for the conservation and management of wildlife and of human-wildlife relationships.|
|Wildlife Control Supplies||Wildlife Control Supplies offers the largest selection of wildlife and animal handling equipment and supplies available anywhere, backed by the expertise to help you effectively handle nuisance wildlife and animal management situations of all kinds. We truly are your one-stop resource for nuisance wildlife and animal control products, and are dedicated to saving you time and money.
|Wildlife Materials Inc||Since 1970 Wildlife Materials Inc has manufactured a complete line of VHF receivers and transmitters for research projects dealing with mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. Excellent warranties, easy to work with!|
|Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture, Mississippi State University||Comprehensive and dynamic, meeting the changing needs in natural resources teaching, research, outreach, and extension throughout Mississippi and beyond.|
|The Wildlife Society Hub||The Wildlife Society is a strong and effective voice in representing wildlife conservation and management, and ensuring sustainable wildlife populations in healthy ecosystems with a mission to inspire, empower, and enable wildlife professionals to sustain wildlife populations and habitats through science-based management and conservation.|
|TWS Out in the Field||TWS's Out in The Field (OiTF) Initiative supports LGBTQ+ wildlifers and works with allies to foster a safe and welcoming environment for all Wildlifers.|
|TWS Women of Wildlife||Women of Wildlife is a group intended to promote and support women in the wildlife profession and to provide mentoring opportunities and advice.|