Tennessee Chapter: Annual Meeting

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Annual Meeting

The 52nd annual meeting of the Tennessee Chapter of The Wildlife Society will take place February 26-28, 2020 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Registration

Registration for the annual TN-TWS Meeting is online through Eventbrite, please follow this link to register. For questions regarding registration, please contact Aggy Vanderpool, Secretary TN-TWS at aggy.vanderpool.twstn@gmail.com.

Nominations and Elections

At the upcoming TN-TWS) annual meeting we will be looking to elect people to the following Executive Board positions:

1) President-Elect
2) Secretary/Treasurer
3) Board Member at Large x 2
4) Southeastern Section Representative.

If you or someone you know would be interested in serving TN TWS in one of these positions, please forward your nominations to ewillcox@utk.edu by close of business on Friday, January 24.  We will then compile a ballot and email it out to the membership.

Call for Abstracts

Please note that the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to Jan. 18. Click here for further details. The poster session has been moved to Wednesday, Feb. 26.

Award Nominations 

The request for award nominations for the 52nd annual meeting is available here.


Past Annual Meetings

2019   Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center, Gatlinburg

2018    Fall Creek Falls State Park

2017    Paris Landing State Park, Paris; Program

2016    Montgomery Bell State Park, Burns

2015    Edgewater Hotel and Conference Center, Gatlinburg

2014    Fall Creek Falls State Park, Spencer

2013    Paris Landing State Park, Paris; Theme: Wildlife Management and Conservation in Changing Times

2012    Henry Horton State Park, Chapel Hill

2011    Valley View Lodge, Townsend; Theme: Technology and New Challenges in Wildlife Management

2010    Pickwick State Park; Theme: An Alphabet Soup of Wildlife Management

2009    Fall Creek Falls State Park; Theme: Wildlife Management: Then and Now

2008    Henry Horton State Park; Theme: Meeting in the Middle

2007    Valley View Lodge, Townsend; Theme: A Mountain of Issues

2006    Paris Landing State Park; Theme: Wildlife Management in Tennessee and Kentucky: Success through Policy and Practice (Joint meeting with KY-TWS

2005    Fall Creek Falls State Park; Theme: Wildlife Management in Tennessee: A State of the State

2004    University of Tennessee – Martin; Theme: Using Partnerships for Success in Wildlife Management

2003    Tennessee Technological University; Theme: Forest Management and Wildlife

2002    Fall Creek Falls State Park; Theme: Prescribed Fire for Wildlife: A Burning Issue

2001    Paris Landing State Park; Theme: The Tennessee Bobwhite: Can We Recover?

2000    Fall Creek Falls State Park; Theme: Quality Deer Management: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?

1999    Montgomery Bell State Park; Theme: Restoring Our Wildlife Heritage

1998    Henry Horton State Park; Theme: Overabundant Wildlife Populations: When Did We Exceed Carrying Capacity?

1997    Lincoln Memorial University; Theme: Tennessee’s 3rd Century of Wildlife Management: Where Do We Go from Here?

1996    Paris Landing State Park; Theme: Wildlife Management on Private Lands: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities

1995    Fall Creek Falls State Park; Theme: Integrating Traditional and Non-traditional Values in Wildlife Management

1994    Holiday Inn Resort Complex, Gatlinburg (w/TCL); Theme: Ecosystem Management

1993    Thunder Hollow Resort, Crossville (The Blizzard of ’93!); Theme: Wildlife Management in Tennessee: Directions for the Future

1992    University of Tennessee – Martin; Theme: Public Perceptions of Resource Management

1991    Lowes Vanderbilt Hotel, Nashville (w/TLC); Theme: Animal Rights, Animal Welfare, and Wildlife Management

1990    Sheraton Inn, Johnson City (w/TLC); Theme: Status and Trends of Tennessee Natural Resources

1989    Tech Aqua, Cookeville; Theme: Wildlife Enterprises

1988    Tech Aqua, Cookeville; Theme: Wildlife Damage Control

1987    Tech Aqua, Cookeville; Theme: Wetlands and Outdoor Recreation

1986    Brandon Springs, LBL; Theme: Computer Modeling as a Wildlife Management Tool

1985    Brandon Springs, LBL; Theme: Tennessee Threatened and Endangered Species

1984    Brandon Springs, LBL; Theme: Tennessee Wetlands Management

1983    Brandon Springs, LBL; Theme: Impacts of Farm Programs on Wildlife Management

1982    Brandon Springs, LBL; Theme: Integrating Wildlife Management into Timber Management Operations

1981    Brandon Springs, LBL

1980    Brandon Springs, LBL; Theme: Raccoon Research and Management in Tennessee

1979    Standing Stone State Park

1978    Tech Aqua, Cookeville; Theme: Raccoon Research / Misc. Topics