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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 involved 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 the NE Section Field Course
- Comments on proposed laws and policies involving wildlife in the northeast
- Publishes a newsletter to keep members up-to-date with current happenings
- Honors achievements by awarding several awards
This is just a sampling of the many activities that we are involved with on an annual basis. If you’re interested in getting involved please contact us. 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.
Student Travel Award
The Northeast Section of The Wildlife Society is pleased to announce a new opportunity for wildlife students in the Northeast. Beginning in 2020, we will be offering a student travel award of $200 to a student attending the NEAFWA conference. Eligible students are graduates or undergraduates in wildlife or a related field who have had a paper or poster accepted for presentation at NEAFWA for the current year. Applicants are to submit the application, a cover letter that includes the importance of their paper or poster to wildlife management, their abstract, and a travel budget that includes the other sources of funding that will make travel to NEAFWA possible. (These may be a grant or scholarship, student chapter funding, or personal.) All documents should be submitted as attachments to one email sent to TWSNortheast@gmail.com. Applications are due February 15.
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