Nutritional Ecology Working Group: Events
NEWG Meetings and Webinars
TWS Nutritional Ecology Webinar Series (November 2020 – April 2021)
Please join The Wildlife Society’s Nutritional Ecology Working Group for our new winter webinar series. We will host virtual webinars at Noon (Mt Standard Time) on the first Wednesday of every month from 4 November 2020–3 March 2021. All webinars will be recorded, send us an email (tws.nutritional.ecology@
All webinars will be held at 12:00 pm Mountain Standard Time.
November 4th, 2020 — Scott McWilliams, University of Rhode Island. “The nutritional and physiological ecology of migratory birds”.
December 2nd, 2020 — David Press, Dane Horowski – National Park Service; Kristin Denryter, Brandon Munk – California Department of Fish and Game. “The Interface of Nutrition and Disease in a Coastal Ungulate – Tule Elk at Point Reyes National Seashore, California“.
January 6th, 2021 — Jessica Rothman – Hunter College of the City University of New York. “Nutrient balancing in African monkeys and apes”.
February 3rd, 2021 — Morag Dick – Western University. “Sugar metabolism in hummingbirds and bats”.
March 3rd, 2021 — Katie Christie, Alaska Department of Fish and Game. “Winter diet and food selection by collared pikas in changing alpine ecosystems of Alaska”.
TWS Nutritional Ecology Skills Workshop – Mid-August, 2021. Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
The TWS Nutritional Ecology Working Group, in collaboration with University of Idaho and Washington State University, are pleased to announce their first skills workshop “Measuring Forage Quantity and Quality for Herbivores”. The workshop will be a mix of lectures taught by a diverse panel of instructors, hands-on exercises in the laboratory and in the field, and interactive group problem solving sessions. Look for registration to open early in 2021 along with a more detailed announcement finalizing the dates, agenda, and instructor panel, along with information on obtaining course credits.