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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.

Student Conclave Yosemite 2017!  March 29 – April 2:  Western Section’s Student Conclave of The Wildlife Society (TWS) is an invaluable professional development opportunity. Registration is now open! This gathering includes hands-on training in wildlife techniques and conservation, and provides networking opportunities with wildlife professionals. Activities for 2017 include restoration service learning, necropsy, snowshoe, Quiz Bowl, Bioblitz, Central Sierra Nevada Wildlifers’ research overviews, Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic, Yosemite-area field tour.  Home base is UC Merced’s Yosemite Field Station in Wawona, Ca.  For more information:  Registration Form