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Thank you to our conference sponsors!
The Wildlife Society’s Annual Conference would not be possible without the support of our sponsors and year-round partners. We’d like to thank our partners and platinum, and gold sponsors listed below. Please take a moment to check out all of our sponsors here, and be sure to visit them during the conference to learn about their products, services and efforts!
USDA Wildlife Services (Strategic Partner)
Wildlife Services provides federal leadership and expertise resolving wildlife conflicts to allow people and wildlife to coexist. As a Strategic Partner of TWS, Wildlife Services supports our Annual Conference, enhancing our educational program through their participation in sessions such as “Careers with the Federal Agencies” and more.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Strategic Partner)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. As a Strategic Partner, the agency’s support of the Annual Conference includes sponsorship of Native students through the Native Student Professional Development Program.
National Association of University Fish and Wildlife Programs (Strategic Partner)
The mission of the National Association of University Fisheries and Wildlife Programs is to represent, strengthen and advocate for all college and university programs educating fish and wildlife conservation and management professionals. This Strategic Partner relationship strives to increase student engagement with TWS through membership and/or Annual Conference participation, as well as other collaborative efforts.
Bureau of Land Management (Strategic Partner)
The Bureau of Land Management’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. The BLM administers nearly 250 million acres of public lands in the United States, constituting one-eighth of the landmass of the country. As a Strategic Partner of TWS, the BLM supports our Annual Conference, participating in special sessions such as “Careers with the Federal Agencies” and more.
USDA Forest Service (Premier Partner)
The USFS manages and protects our nation’s 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 44 states and Puerto Rico to meet the needs of present and future generations. As a Premier Partner of TWS, the Forest Service supports the Student-Professional Networking Event and participates in special sessions such as “Careers with the Federal Agencies.”
American Public University (Leading Sponsor)
American Public University is known for providing superior and relevant long-distance learning programs. In addition to the year-round membership benefits APU provides to TWS members as a Leading Sponsor, the university is also a staple participant and supporter of our Annual Conference.
Johns Hopkins University Press (Leading Sponsor)
America’s oldest university press, Johns Hopkins University Press is a leader and innovator in scholarly publishing since 1878. As a Leading Sponsor of TWS, JHUP is an important sponsor of the Annual Conference, providing opportunities for members to take advantage of discounted textbook prices and more.
Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (Platinum Sponsor)
The Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (CKWRI) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is the leading wildlife research organization in Texas and one of the finest in the nation. Its mission is to provide science-based information for enhancing the conservation and management of Texas wildlife.
Boone & Crockett Club (Gold Sponsor)
It is the mission of the Boone and Crockett Club to promote the conservation and management of wildlife, especially big game, and its habitat, to preserve and encourage hunting and to maintain the highest ethical standards of fair chase and sportsmanship in North America.
The USGS Ecosystems Mission Area, the biological research arm of the Department of the Interior, provides science to help America achieve sustainable management and conservation of its biological resources. This work is done within the broader mission of the USGS to serve the nation with science that advances understanding of our natural resources and inform land and water stewardship.