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Trending… A TWS Journal Spotlight on the Most Downloaded Papers of 2020

Symposium Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   For over 80 consecutive years, The Wildlife Society has helped develop, contextualize, and advance the scientific foundation of wildlife management through publication of peer-reviewed studies in the Journal of Wildlife Management (1937), Wildlife Monographs (1958), and […]

Fertility Control to Mitigate Human-Wildlife Conflicts

Symposium   Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   As human populations increase and urbanization expands, conflicts between humans and wildlife are growing exponentially. Traditional methods to resolve such conflicts generally focus on lethal management including shooting, trapping and toxicants. It is clear that […]

Wild Pigs in Wildlife Habitat and Rangelands

Symposium   Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   Wild pigs were introduced to the United States as early as the 1500s, but in the past few decades they have emerged as a major environmental and economic concern as populations have exploded in at […]

Anthropogenic Subsidies and Wildlife: The Good, the Bad, and the Unintended Consequences of Food and Shelter Subsidies for Wildlife

Symposium Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   Since the beginning of our relationship with wildlife, humans have provided food and shelter subsidies that shaped the abundance, distribution, and behavior of wildlife populations across the globe. Anthropogenic subsidies may include food waste, bird feeders, […]

Creating and Designing Wildlife Friendly Cities

Symposium   Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   Urban wildlife face many unique challenges as cities expand and urban infrastructure grows. While cities are not usually built for wildlife in mind, many cities are making explicit efforts to make their city safe and […]

Conservation Through Partnership: Collaboration, Cooperation and Trust for Managing At-Risk Species on Private Timberlands in the Southeastern U.S.

Symposium Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   Habitat loss for at-risk and federally listed species remains one of the top threats to their continued persistence across the U.S. For forest-dwelling species, about 180 million hectares of this vital commodity is held in private […]

Navigating the Path to Professional Success

Symposium   Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   Whether you are a current student, a recent graduate, or an early career professional, navigating the wildlife profession can be a daunting task. How do you make sure your resume stands out? How do you […]

Mentorship Across Lived Experiences

Symposium   Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   This symposium aims to highlight the diversity of lived experiences wildlifers have, and how mentorship can play a role in people?s career path, success, and wellbeing within our field. Having good support and resources can […]

Eastern Elk Ecology and Management

Symposium   Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   Elk once were widely distributed throughout eastern North America, but over harvest and habitat alterations resulted in extirpation of elk from the vast majority of eastern-most historical range. There are now numerous programs aimed at […]

Relevance of Sustainable Use of Wildlife in a Changing Society

Symposium   Symposia will be available on-demand on their scheduled date, then again at the conclusion of the conference.   Sustainable use of wildlife is a core tenant of wildlife management frameworks worldwide and achieving sustainability is a major focus of multiple international conventions. However, changing societal values toward wildlife challenge the acceptability and social […]