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October 19

TWS Annual Conference

Each year, the conference provides roughly 1,000 educational opportunities for attendees in the form of scientific symposia, workshops, trainings, poster sessions, panel discussions and more.

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Webinar on July 26, 1:00 pm

How to integrate DEI into Wildlife and Natural Resource Curricula

This interactive workshop is geared toward college and university educators in Fish and Wildlife, Natural Resource, and related fields. Presenters and participants will share strategies for infusing DEI work into...

Hosted By: College and University Education Working Group
Webinar on June 29, 2:00 pm

The Role and Relevance of Wildlife Damage Management for Wildlife Students and Professionals

What is wildlife damage management and why is it important to wildlife students and professionals? In an increasingly urban world, humans alter habitats, which can have negative impacts on wildlife...

Hosted By: Wildlife Damage Management Working Group
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Webinar on May 25, 3:00 pm

Grazing: The Key to Saving Grassland Birds

Since 1970, we have lost about half of the birds in North America’s grasslands, which make up about a third of the habitats on the continent. In this webinar, presenters...

Hosted By: Rangeland Wildlife Working Group


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Webinar on April 27, 1:00 pm

Drone-based Infrared Thermography to Evaluate the Health and Physiology of Large Whales: Not Just Hot Air!

Baleen whales are known for their massive size and cryptic underwater lives, making them difficult subjects for health assessments.  As a result, scientists lack baseline information on certain metrics of...

Hosted By: Drone Working Group
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Webinar on March 16, 12:00 pm

Phenology Data and Tools for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Have you noticed a shift to seasonal events—birds singing earlier, or insects active later in the year? Is your field season changing? Is it shorter? Is it hotter? Phenology, the...

Hosted By: Climate Change and Wildlife Working Group
Webinar on February 23

Habitat Restoration: Addressing Challenges in a Changing World

In this webinar, Jonathan Haufler with the Ecosystem Management Research Institute will discuss how we can restore needed habitat in strategic locations. Jon will address challenges such as climate change, invasive species, and novel ecosystems.

Hosted By: Habitat Restoration Working Group
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Webinar on January 9, 3:00 pm

A Voice in the Wilderness: A Pioneering Biologist Explains Why We Must and How We Can Diversify the Scientific Workforce

In this talk, I shall problematize all of the explanations and propose that what is at fault is the scientific enterprise itself. Thus, if we want to diversify the scientific work force, we must more seriously examine why we are doing science and who that science benefits.

Hosted By: Biological Diversity Working Group
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Webinar on December 1

Parenthood in the Field: Challenges and Advice for Raising Your Own Brood

This webinar will be a follow up to a panel discussion held at the 29th Annual Conference to share what we have learned about challenges facing parents in the wildlife profession

Hosted By: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness Working Group
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Webinar on October 1

Taking Action to Resist, Accept, or Direct Change: How Wildlife Managers Can Thrive in an Uncertain Future

Here we describe the Resist-Accept-Direct (RAD) framework, which can serve as a blueprint for responding to change, and provide examples of USFWS climate change adaptation actions.

Hosted By: Climate Change and Wildlife Working Group