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2017 Jim Olterman Scholarship and Allen Anderson Awards

The Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society (CCTWS), in cooperation with Robin Olterman, is requesting applications for the 2017 Jim Olterman Scholarship Award, to honor Jim and his contributions to Colorado’s wildlife legacy. The Jim Olterman Scholarship Award is offered annually to encourage and support an upper-level Colorado college student in the pursuit of a career in wildlife biology and management. Applications are due January 30, 2017. Click HERE for more information and application instructions for the Jim Olterman Scholarship.

CCTWS is also seeking nominations from wildlife professionals for the Allen Anderson Outstanding Wildlife Student of the Year award, which recognizes an outstanding undergraduate student at a Colorado college or university. Nominations will be evaluated with respect to academic excellence (student transcripts required), applied wildlife-related experience, and extracurricular activities. Click HERE for more information and instructions for how to nominate a student for the Allen Anderson Award. Nominations are due January 30, 2017.

2017 Small Grants – Apply by Jan. 31, 2017!

The Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society is pleased to announce its Small Grants Program for 2017. The purpose of the program is to encourage and support management and research projects that have a direct impact on conservation of Colorado’s wildlife (1 grant), and projects that promote wildlife education in Colorado (1 grant). All regular and student Colorado Chapter members are eligible to apply.  For more details regarding application requirements, please visit our Small Grants page. We encourage grant winners to present their projects at the Colorado Chapter annual winter meeting. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2017. Applications can be emailed to Chris Mettenbrink.

Colorado Chapter of TWS Annual Meeting, Feb. 15-17, 2017 in Fort Collins

Get ready for CCTWS!  The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society will be held at the Hilton in Fort Collins from Feb. 15-17, 2017. Highlights of the meeting will include a half-day plenary on carnivore ecology and management, a full-day symposium on Gray Wolf Conservation and Management (registration required), and a full-day necropsy workshop. Click HERE to go to the meeting website. There you will find on-line registration, the call for papers and information on the venue, lodging, symposium, workshop, and plenary.

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Moose Conference and Workshop


With the support of the Colorado Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Colorado Parks & Wildlife hosted the 49th annual North American Moose Conference and Workshop at the YMCA of the Rockies – Snow Mountain Ranch campus near Granby, Colorado from April 27th – 30th, 2015.

Click here to download the Conference Agenda.


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