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2015 News & Updates Archive

21 December 2015
December Newsletter Available
The December 2015 edition of the Minnesota TWS Newsletter is now available here:  December 2015 Newsletter.  This issue contains Election Candidates and Annual Meeting information.  Be sure to check it out and get your Annual Meeting registrations in!
 2 December 2015
Registration Open for Annual Meeting
Be sure to register by January 18 for the Minnesota TWS Annual Meeting to be held Feb 9-11, 2016 in downtown Mankato, MN.  A specially priced block of rooms is available at the conference venue the Mankato City Center Hotel.
23 November 2015
MN TWS Past President Steve Windels Wins NPS Award
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Steve Windels, wildlife biologist at Voyageurs National Park, recently received the 2014 National Park Service’s Director’s Award for Natural Resource Research, an award that recognized his contributions to understanding, protecting and managing natural resources.​  For the full story visit: https://wildlife.org/tws-member-receives-national-park-service-award.
14 October 2015
Call for Papers & Posters – 2016 MN TWS Annual Meeting
The annual meeting of the Minnesota Chapter of The Wildlife Society will take place February 9-11, 2016 and will be hosted by the Mankato City Center Hotel.  Please consider submitting an abstract for an oral or poster presentation. All topics relevant to the conservation of wildlife and their habitats are welcome and students are encouraged to participate.  For more information see the Annual Meeting webpage or the Call for Abstracts flyer.
29 July 2015
Summer Newsletter
Download the latest edition (Summer 2015) of the Minnesota TWS Newsletter for information on the upcoming Conservation Grazing Workshop, updates from around Minnesota, and more! Visit the Newsletter webpage to view this newsletter and those from the past.
13 July 2015

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Minnesota TWS Conservation Grazing Workshop
Join Minnesota TWS on August 27th as they host  a workshop on conservation grazing as a habitat management tool.  Topics will cover planning, application, monitoring, real-world experiences and will include a field visit to Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge.
1 June 2015
Meeting Minutes Archive Online
Keep up to date with the latest activities of the Minnesota Chapter or browse past activities and projects by checking out our online archive of board and membership meeting minutes.
2 April 2015
March Newsletter Now Available
TheNEWS315 latest version of the Minnesota Chapter Newsletter is now available on the News page.  Check out this edition for an update on our Annual Meeting, Chapter Award Winners, and more!
25 February 2015
Past President’s Summit Discusses Strategic Planning
PPastPresast Chapter Presidents and Strategic Planning Team members gathered to discuss the strengths, weaknesses, and future of the Minnesota Chapter.
Additional thoughts from all chapter members are welcome and can be sent to the Strategic Planning Team by emailing mntws2014@gmail.com.
 23 February 2015
MN WI Joint Annual Meeting Evaluation
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2015 Annual Meeting.  We had over 415 attendees from Minnesota and Wisconsin.  For those who attended, please fill out a meeting evaluation and provide your comments at http://surveymonkey.com/s/P5K9SPM.
3 February 2015
2015 Minnesota TWS Board Elections
Candidates for the 2015 Board have been announced.  Voting will take place at the Annual Meeting with winners announced during the all-membership meeting on Wednesday afternoon.  Members may submit an absentee ballot if not attending the annual meeting.
26 January 2015
Preliminary Agenda for Annual Meeting
The agenda is now available for the joint Annual Meeting.  We have a great line-up of talks and posters, you won’t want to miss this year’s event!  Don’t forget the registration deadline is Friday January 30th!
7 January 2015
Last Call for Abstracts
The deadline to submit a poster or presentation abstract for the joint MN and WI Annual Meeting is this Friday January 9th.  For information on submission visit the Annual Meeting webpage.  Hope to hear from you in Duluth this February!