Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events Calendar

Western Section of The Wildlife Society is postponing in-person workshops in 2020 until further notice due to COVID19. With the safety of our community, participants, and instructors our highest priority, we will update this page with rescheduling plans at the appropriate time. 

  • August 28-30, 2020.  TWS-WS Board Meeting:   Hastings Reserve, Carmel Valley, CA.
  • February 1-5, 2021.  2021 Western Section Annual Meeting.  Riverside Convention Center & The Mission Inn — Riverside, CA. 


Western Section Workshops and Events

Interest-Based Negotiation: A Workshop for Biologists, Conservationists, and Land Managers

  • Rancho Murieta, Sacramento Co., CA
  • April 29-May 1  POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 due to COVID19 CONCERNS
  • Link to Flyer

Future Planned Workshops

  • California Spotted Owl Workshop, June 18-19 2020, Chester, CA – POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 due to COVID19 CONCERNS
  • Bat Acoustics, June 2020, UC James Reserve, CA
  • Bat Ecology & Field Techniques, Summer, CA
  • Dry Season Branchiopod Workshop, October 2020, CA
  • California Condor Workshop, November 9-10 2020, CA
  • Wildlife Photography Workshop, Winter 2021, Oakland and beyond
  • Vernal Pool Branchiopods, Winter 2021, Davis CA
  • Drone Technology & Regulation, Spring 2021, CA
  • Rare Bumblebees, Spring 2021, CA
  • Oahu Wildlife, Winter 2021, HI
  • Mohave Ground Squirrel, Spring 2021
  • Telemetry 101, 2021


Annual Meetings

  • 2021 Western Section Annual Meeting.  Riverside Convention Center & The Mission Inn — Riverside, CA.  February 1-5, 2021

Chapter Events

Link to Chapter Webpages

Western Section Board Meetings

  • August 28-30, 2020 – Hastings Reserve

Other Workshops/Events

The chair of our Professional Development Committee is Janine Payne (pdc@tws-west.org)  If you would like more information or if you would like to be a part of the planning of any of these workshops/symposia, contact the individual workshop’s organizer. If you would like to see a workshop offered on a particular topic or if you have an idea for a workshop that you would like to facilitate or chair, please contact Janine.

If you are involved with the organization of such activities and would like an announcement posted here, please submit the information to “announcements” at “tws-west” dot “org”