Tag: TWS2016

March 1, 2016

Where the wild plants are

Meat-eater. Coastal resident. Pyromaniac. No, we aren’t describing a typical wildlife biologist in eastern North Carolina (although who are we kidding, the description fits). We are talking about the Venus...

February 25, 2016

President’s podium: A visit to TWS headquarters

I just completed my fourth trip to The Wildlife Society headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland. Two trips were made as Section Representative for the North Central Section, one as President-Elect and recently...

February 24, 2016

Four outstanding publications honored by TWS

The Wildlife Publication Awards are one of The Wildlife Society’s oldest awards, first presented in 1940, just three years after the Society’s founding. This award recognizes works of excellence in...

January 27, 2016

Red-cockadeds Peck Their Way Through N.C. Longleaf Pines

About the size of a bluebird, the federally endangered red-cockaded woodpecker is approximately 7 inches long, with black and white horizontal stripes across its back. The red-cockaded woodpecker’s most distinguishing...

December 3, 2015

North Carolina: Home of Salamanders and TWS 2016

“North Carolina.” When you hear the words, what comes to mind? Basketball? Barbeque? Beaches and mountains? And, for TWS 2015 attendees, Sir Walter Raleigh and lemurs? While these things may...

Ken Williams
December 2, 2015

Thoughts from the Executive Director

About a month after its conclusion, it is useful to reflect on the 2015 TWS Annual Conference in Winnipeg. The Conference this year was designed to increase the participant experience,...