Archives

Forest Service, Climate Change and Adaptation

Symposium Organizers: Dixie Porter, Brian Logan, Anne Marsh, Patty Klein, Tracy Grazia, Brice Hanberry, and Mary Rowland Supported by: USDA Forest Service, In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) implemented the first “Climate Change Performance Scorecard” (Scorecard) for all national forests and grasslands across the nation encompassing 193 million acres and the Scorecard was expanded […]

Forest Service, Climate Change and Aquatics

Symposium Organizers: Dixie Porter, Brian Logan, Anne Marsh, Patty Klein, Tracy Grazia, Brice Hanberry, and Mary Rowland Supported by: USDA Forest Service, In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) implemented the first “Climate Change Performance Scorecard” (Scorecard) for all national forests and grasslands across the nation encompassing 193 million acres and the Scorecard was expanded […]

Forest Service, Climate Change and Vulnerability

Symposium Organizers: Dixie Porter, Brian Logan, Anne Marsh, Patty Klein, Tracy Grazia, Brice Hanberry, and Mary Rowland Supported by: USDA Forest Service, In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) implemented the first “Climate Change Performance Scorecard” (Scorecard) for all national forests and grasslands across the nation encompassing 193 million acres and the Scorecard was expanded […]

Forest Service, Climate Change Scorecard, Climate Hubs and National Overview

Symposium Organizers: Dixie Porter, Brian Logan, Anne Marsh, Patty Klein, Tracy Grazia, Brice Hanberry, and Mary Rowland  Supported by: USDA Forest Service In 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) implemented the first “Climate Change Performance Scorecard” (Scorecard) for all national forests and grasslands across the nation encompassing 193 million acres and the Scorecard was expanded […]

Understanding the biological, social, and economic aspects of lead ammunition on wildlife populations and wildlife management.

Symposium Organizers: John McDonald, Westfield State University; Thomas Decker, USFWSSupported by: Hunting, Trapping, and Conservation Working Group; Wildlife Damage Management Working Group; Wildlife Disease Working Group; Wildlife Toxicology Working Group The toxic effects of lead in the environment are well known and in recent decades wildlife scientists have developed an understanding of those effects on […]

Wildfire and Prescribed Fire Effects on Biodiversity in US Forests: 2021

Symposium Organizers: Angela White, USDA Forest Service; Brice Hanberry, USDA Forest Service; Cathryn Greenberg, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research StationSupported by: USDA Forest Service Research and Development Due to great interest, we are continuing to explore fire effects on wildlife and biodiversity for 2021 to extend the symposium from 2020 with a new roster of […]

Adaptation Through Collaboration: Integrating Genetics to Inform Wildlife Decisions

Symposium Organizers: Caitlin Ott-Conn, Michigan Department of Natural Resources; Randy W. DeYoung, ; Cassandra Butterworth, ; Antoinette Piaggio, ; Lisette Waits, University of Idaho and National Association of University Fish and Wildlife Programs Supported by: TWS Molecular Ecology Working Group Genetic techniques to inform wildlife conservation and management continue to revolutionize our ability to monitor […]

Difficult Disease Decisions: The Role of Value-Focused Thinking and Decision Analysis in Wildlife Disease Management

Symposium Organizers: Katrina E. Alger, USGS National Wildlife Health Center; Brittany Mosher, University of VermontSupported by: TWS Wildlife Diseases Working Group; TWS Biometrics Working Group Outbreaks of disease in wildlife populations can have far-reaching consequences for biodiversity, agricultural production, and human health. From a management standpoint, wildlife disease is often considered a “wicked” problem due […]

Drone Applications for Wildlife Research, Management, and Conservation

Symposium Organizers: Rick Spaulding, ManTech International Corp.; David Bird, McGill University Supported by: TWS Drone, Military Lands and Spatial Ecology & Telemetry Working Groups Wildlife biologists are relying on an ever-increasing suite of tools to answer questions and solve problems related to wildlife ecology, management, and conservation. The use of unoccupied aerial vehicles, UAVs or […]

Ecological Networks for Conservation

Symposium Organizers: Annika Keeley, Delta Stewardship Council; Matthew Ihnken, University of Minnesota; Angie Larsen-Gray, National Council for Air & Stream Improvement, Inc.; Mark Nelson, U.S. Forest Service; Jenny Rechel, USDA Forest Service; Greg Smith, Kent State University at Stark Supported by: TWS Spatial Ecology and Telemetry Working Group; TWS Climate Change and Wildlife Working Group; […]