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The 2018 Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society annual meeting is March 21-23 located at the Uintah Conference Center, 313 E 200 S, Vernal, UT 84078. The theme for the 2018 Annual Meeting is: “Fire and Ice of Wildlife Management – Life In An Arid Landscape”.

There will be prizes for best talks, posters, and best photos!

To register click here.

View the meeting agenda here.

For general registration:

$60 early bird

$85 late (After March 2nd)

Student and retiree registration: 

$40 early

$55 late (After March 2nd)

Single-day registration at $35

Banquet at $20 per person

ANNUAL PHOTO CONTEST
Enter to win our Annual 2018 Photography Contest! Prizes will be awarded to contest finalists.
Information and Rules:
Photos will be accepted in the following categories:
(1) Wildlife Species
(2) Scenery
(3) Biologists at Work
1. Photos MUST be printed 8 x 10 inches in size and unframed.
-Contestants may enter up to 3 photographs per category.
-Awards for “Best In Category” and “Best Overalll” will be voted on by the membership at the Annual Meeting
– Prizes will be awarded at the banquet.
*****Photos must be submitted at the registration desk at the annual meeting
***Amateur photographers only, please. Questions can be addressed to Keeli Marvel: keeli.marvel@gmail.com

See the annual meeting page for more details.


Congratulations to the winners for the 2018 professional and student talks.

Professional:
1st Michel Kohl – A statewide tool for assisting management actions in sage-grouse country
2nd David Dahlgren- Utah Specific Sage-grouse Habitat Guidelines
3rd Patricia Cramer- Updates on the science of wildlife and roads in Utah

Student:
1st Sam Robertson- The impacts of winter ticks on Utah Moose
2nd Skyler Farnsworth- Forest grouse ecology and management in the Bear River Range, Utah
3rd Margaret A. Hallerud- Three years of cougar monitoring using non-invasive methods in the Bear River Mountains

Congratulations to our 2018 student scholarship winners!!!!

Austin Green-UofU ($2,000)
A Citizen Science Approach to Ecological Study and Conservation of the
Central Wasatch Range Mammal Community Along an Urban-Wildland Interface

Jason Wood-BYU ($1,500)
The Effects of Dixie Harrow on Sage-grouse Habitat: Is Treated Sagebrush Tasty?

Rebecca Dungan-BYU($1,000)
Habitat Analysis of American Black Bears in Southern Utah:
Movements, Habitat Relationships, and Patterns


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