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2020 Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society Meeting

Registration is Open! Early registration deadline for this year’s conference is February 15.

When: March 24-26, 2020
Where: Red Cliffs Lodge, Moab, UT
Theme: Integrating technology into wildlife management and research
Tentative Schedule

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Thank you to everyone that attended the 2019 UT Chapter of The Wildlife Society Meeting March 20-22, 2019 in Springdale, UT

Congratulations to our 2019 award winners.

Award of Excellence: Dr. Terry Messmer
Award of Merit: Covy Jones, Mary Pendergast, Kendall Bagley
Certificate of Appreciation: Cooper Farr

Congratulations to the winners for the 2019 paper and poster winners.

Best Professional Paper was awarded to Janice Gardner for Rapid stream-riparian assessment: An effective method for monitoring and assessing stream health

Best Student Paper was awarded to Ethan Hammer for Remote camera surveys to inventory and monitor wildlife in Cedar Breaks National Monument

Best Poster was Sydney Lamb (1st) for Bambi, how fat is your mother
Heather Shipp (Tie 2nd) for Monitoring rare plant species and habitat use by ungulates in the Tushar Mountains, Utah
Danielle Finlayson (Tie 2nd) for An inventory and assessment of natural springs in Utah’s Great Basin: Factors associated with wildlife diversity

Congratulations to our 2019 student scholarship winners!!!!

Sydney Lamb from BYU ($2,000) for her work on Maternal effects on fawn survival in Northern Utah
Emma Doden from USU ($1,500) for her work on Comparing resident and translocated beaver ecology at stream restoration sites
Hailey Wayment from USU ($1,000) for her work on Greater sage-grouse responses to livestock grazing in semi-arid sagebrush rangelands

Photo contest winners were:
Wildlife: Daniel Kimball
Landscape: Jason Wood
Biologists at Work: Jason Wood

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