Tennessee Chapter: Annual Meeting
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The 52nd annual meeting of the Tennessee Chapter of The Wildlife Society will take place February 26-28, 2020 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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@
Nominations and Elections
At the upcoming TN-TWS) annual meeting we will be looking to elect people to the following Executive Board positions:
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@
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.
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