Careers with the Federal Agencies

Wildlife Innovation Center Sponsored by: USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management Panelists: Dixie Porter, USFS; Stephanie Miller, BLM; Kaye London, USFWS During this panel discussion, representatives from the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Land Management will highlight career pathways and experiences in […]

Wildlife Chemical Immobilization – Priorities, Details & Challenges??

Wildlife Innovation Center Sponsored by: The Foundations of Wildlife Chemical Capture Panelists: Rich Beausoleil, Bear and Cougar Specialist, Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife; Kim Sager, Program Leader, Elwha Wildlife Program, Olympic Peninsula; Andrew Smith of National Training Academy, Mississippi State University; Amaia Cortez from Costa Rica.  A young professional in Costa Rica starting an oncilla research […]

Considering Bioacoustics Monitoring? Factors to consider and How to Start

Wildlife Innovation Center Sponsored by: Wildlife Acoustics Instructor: Ali Donargo, Wildlife Acoustics We will explore how bioacoustics can be used as a survey and research tool, either as a stand alone method or in conjunction with other techniques. The focus will be on deployment methods, best-practices for survey techniques, and data analysis. Case studies will be used […]

How to radio-track animals from a drone

Wildlife Innovation Center Sponsored by: Wildlife Drones Speakers: Dr Debbie Saunders, Wildlife Drones Founder & CEO As a Conservation Ecologist, Dr. Debbie Saunders has been studying and protecting critically endangered Swift Parrots for many years within their wintering habitats. However, like many other small animals that move, their movements have largely remained a mystery given the […]

Student Roundtable with the Editors

Wildlife Innovation Center Sponsored by: Wiley Join the Editors-in-Chief from each of The Wildlife Society’s three peer-reviewed journals for an engaging two-way discussion on publishing in scientific journals and the future of our very own publications. Don’t miss this chance to gain valuable insights about getting published while contributing ideas that could help shape the […]

Faculty and Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in University Fish and Wildlife Programs

Wildlife Innovation Center Sponsored by: National Association of University Fish and Wildlife Programs Speakers: Lisette Waits, Joel Snodgrass, Nancy Mathews NAUFWP is committed to the deconstruction of barriers to underrepresented groups in the fish and wildlife profession.  NAUFWP recently complete a survey to: 1) document the gender and BIPOC demographics of students and faculty in university fish […]