The complete list of symposia titles being presented at our 25th Annual Conference is now available!

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MONDAY, OCT. 8 Sessions

Challenges of Balancing Stakeholder Engagement and Scientific Decision-Making to Inform Wildlife Policy

Current and Future Genetic Technologies for Managing Human-Wildlife Conflicts and Invasive Species

The Eastern Spotted Skunk: Multi-Regional Cooperative Efforts to Address the Decline of a Once Abundant Furbearer

Food for Thought: How Tribes Are Sustaining Wildlife Through Food Sovereignty

Modeling Communities While Accounting for Imperfect Detection

One Size Fits None: Alternative Career Paths Can Benefit You and the Wildlife Profession

Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation of People in Outdoor Activities: The Lessons Learned and Challenges Faced by the Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Community

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TUESDAY, OCT. 9 Sessions

21st Century Wildlife Outreach: Breaking the Mold to Broaden the Mission

Best Management Practices for Surveillance, Management and Control of Chronic Wasting Disease in Free-Ranging Cervid Populations

Ecology and Conservation of Freshwater Turtles

The Ecology of Fear: Linking Theory to Management Practice

Grassroots Community Engagement: A Critical Tool for Global Wildlife Conservation

Moving Forward Together from #MeToo

Optimal Monitoring for Wildlife Biologists

Partners in Flight: Landbird Conservation in the 21st Century

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10 Sessions

Animal Movement: Advances in Movement Modeling and Their Applications

Big Ideas and Bold Actions for 21st Century Wildlife Conservation

Carnivore Ecology in the Built Environment

Developing Cross-Cultural Competence and Increasing Diversity in the Wildlife Management Profession

Everything You Need To Know: For Student Chapters

From Human Dimensions to Education and Outreach and Back Again: Integrating the Conservation Story

Strategies for Success in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

Understanding the Human Dimensions of Waterfowl and Wetlands Stakeholders: A Continental Study

Wildlife Responses to Marcellus-Utica Shale Gas Development and the Next Steps for Wildlife Conservation

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THURSDAY, OCT. 11 Sessions

Inclusive Pedagogy: Creating Inclusive Learning Environments

Methods for Planning Optimal Elimination Strategies Adaptively in Wide-Ranging Structured Populations

Private Sector Wildlife Biologists and the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

Strategies for Success: Professional Development for Students and New Professionals

Wildlife Management in a Changing Appalachian Landscape

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