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Welcome to The Western Section of The Wildlife Society


Western Wildlife:  Western Wildlife, the new journal of The Western Section is now online. Read new articles and learn how to submit your own article.

Announcements:  Be sure to check out the latest Western Section Announcements.

Basic Camera Trapping for Wildlife Workshop, July 14-17, 2017.  Location: Lassen National Park.  Link to Workshop Announcement

Bat Ecology and Field Techniques Workshop, September 8-11, 2017.  Location: Yosemite Bug, Midpines, CA.  Link to more information:  2017 Bat Workshop Announcement

Never Pay Dues Again; Become a Life Member! $450 through 6/30/17:  If you initiate a Life Membership on or before June 30, 2017 and finish all payments by June 30, 2019, you receive the $450 rate. Limited time only, before the dues increase!  Dues increase as of 7/1/17 to the following: Life Membership = $675; Regular Dues = $30/year; Student/Retired/New Professional $15/year for Western Section of The Wildlife Society

TWS-WS Supports the 2017 March for Science  “… we believe strongly that engaging and educating the public is core to the public’s willingness to accept the science-based recommendations we make about wildlife conservation… Therefore, our membership has voted overwhelmingly to support the March for Science and its goals.