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Welcome to the Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society

The Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society represents the concerns of wildlife professionals in 11 northeastern states (CT, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WV). We welcome your involvement in the Section and we are here to serve you, the wildlife professionals residing in the northeast.

The MISSION of the Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society is to foster excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education among wildlife professionals within the northeastern United States. To accomplish this we are involve with numerous activities.

The Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society:

  • Sponsors the wildlife sessions of the Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference
  • Sponsors the TWS Northeast Student Conclave
  • Developed and sponsors a Student Wildlife Camp
  • Comment on proposed laws and policies involving wildlife in the northeast
  • Publish a newsletter to keep members up-to-date with current happenings
  • Honor achievements by awarding several awards

This is just a sampling of the many activities that we are involved with on an annual basis. The Annual Meeting for TWS will be held in Pittsburgh, PA in 2015 and will provide ample opportunity for volunteerism. We also have a number of issues related to the energy sector potentially affecting wildlife in the northeast and we will need expertise in dealing with them. If you have a desire to be involved please contact me and I will be happy to take you up on your request. Any questions or concerns regarding wildlife or TWS in the northeast are also welcome.

Please click here for a copy of the By-laws of the Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society.

Announcements

Vote in the 2017 Northeast TWS Elections! This March, the Northeast is holding elections for President-Elect and Treasurer. We have quite a few incredible candidates so be sure to cast your vote! To learn more about each of the candidates, click here. To vote, click here, and login using your email address and last name. The last day to vote in March 21st.

The Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society is proud to sponsor two full-day workshops at this year’s Northeast Fish and Wildlife Conference in Norfolk, VA: “Camera trap survey design and occupancy analysis” and “Wildlife disease recognition and testing in the Northeast”. Join us for either workshop on Sunday, April 9 at 9:00 am. View the workshop summaries here.

View the Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society’s recent position statement on managing chronically overabundant deer here, which was approved by the Section membership on April 1, 2016.