Tag: TWS 2015

June 7, 2016

Tourism Winnipeg recognizes TWS conference success

Manitoba’s tourism department recently presented TWS members Merlin Shoesmith and Don Sexton the “Bring it Home Award” for helping draw more than 1,500 people to Winnipeg as part of The...

April 15, 2016

Wild Cam: Student poster winner tracks Arctic grizzlies

The largest populations of Arctic grizzly bears are sustained by a healthy balanced diet of food sources, according to research. “The idea would be that we could really show that...

March 28, 2016

Distinguished TWS members commended for service

Nominations for the 2016 Distinguished Service Award will be accepted through May 1. Click on the link above to visit the Distinguished Service Award webpage, or visit wildlife.org/awards to learn...

March 7, 2016

TWS member tracks the mystery of snow leopard populations

It was 2009 in a small valley in the Gobi Desert in southern Mongolia, about 50 miles from the Chinese border. Local sheep and goat herders in the area had...

February 23, 2016

TWS 2015 student poster winner: Windfarms and wildlife

Rehabilitation may be a potential form of mitigation for the threats wind farms pose to migratory birds, according to research presented at The Wildlife Society’s 22nd Annual Conference in Winnipeg. “Wind farms...

January 13, 2016

TWS 2015 Student Poster Winner: North Dakota Muskrats

When it comes to tracking the genetic similarity of one muskrat to another, the best thing to do is go the way the river flows, according to research presented at...

December 30, 2015

TWS 2015 Student Poster Winner: Sparrows and the Military

A military reserve may be the perfect place for sparrow habitat in North Carolina, according to research presented at The Wildlife Society’s 2015 Annual Conference in Winnipeg. “ has done...

December 16, 2015

Muskox Populations Expand in Western Hudson Bay

There were miles and miles of rolling hills, wetlands so clear you could see fish in the lake from the plane and shrubby tundra with patches of green. Rocky areas...

October 21, 2015

Boreal Forest Plenary Examines Challenges of Conservation

An expert panel of speakers took a deep look at the challenges and issues of management and conservation of Canada’s Boreal Forest. The Boreal has some of the world’s longest...

September 30, 2015

Seven Great Winnipeg Nightlife Options

Looking for a quiet place to network with fellow conference attendees or a lively atmosphere to grab a drink and take a load off after a long day at the conference in Winnipeg? Don’t...