Tag: awards

steve demaris
January 26, 2023

Steve Demarais recognized for lifetime achievements working with deer

Steve Demarais has been working on deer management since he was a graduate student—even if that wasn’t the original plan. He went to school with the intent of studying wildlife...

Jim Heffelfinger (center), poses with TWS CEO Ed Arnett (left) and Casey Stemler from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (right) after receiving the Dallas Safari Club’s Conservation Trailblazer Award.
January 24, 2023

Jim Heffelfinger wins two conservation awards

TWS member Jim Heffelfinger has won two awards commemorating a career of wildlife research and conservation. Heffelfinger, wildlife science coordinator with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, won The Dallas...

summer tanager
January 20, 2023

Research on human impact on Appalachian songbirds earns student award

As climate and land use changes take place throughout the Appalachians, researchers are watching how different species will react. Hannah Clipp, a PhD candidate at the West Virginia Cooperative Fish...

September 7, 2022

Hard work, field focus wins Texas Tech student chapter of year

One of the best things about Texas Tech University’s TWS student chapter is that its members often spend time out of the classroom and in the field. They work on...

August 22, 2022

Private lands piece earns first Best Contributed Article Award

After a group of wildlifers came together to develop a special issue for The Wildlife Society Bulletin on the importance of private lands conservation in September 2019, they soon realized...

August 11, 2022

Training, conference, rebranding earn Texas Chapter of the Year Award

The Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society’s success at providing professional training to early career professionals, rebranding their logo to be more inclusive, putting on a successful conference and more...

July 26, 2022

Kurt VerCauteren earns Caesar Kleberg Award

It’s hard to imagine Kurt VerCauteren’s work ever seeming more relevant than now. As project leader and supervisory research wildlife biologist with USDA Wildlife Service’s National Wildlife Research Center, VerCauteren...

April 25, 2022

Marco Festa-Bianchet receives award for long-term monitoring work

Marco Festa-Bianchet has had his fair share of challenges while conducting fieldwork to monitor long-term changes in populations of large mammals. He’s ventured out in the snow in minus 5-degree...

February 10, 2022

MSU student chapter members awarded for outreach during COVID

Mississippi State University recognized an outreach project organized by members of the university’s chapter of The Wildlife Society in its Community Engagement Awards. The project, “Engaging and Educating Youth about...

October 29, 2021

Eastern woodcock project takes advantage of federal dollars

When Erik Blomberg went to a regional meeting on upland bird management in 2016, he learned that satellite telemetry was providing some novel insights about American woodcock migration in the...