Schedule

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Sunday, February 2

1:00pm to 5:00pm Western Section Executive Leadership Training Sundial, Red Lion
7:00pm to 9:00pm Registration Packet Production RFB, Holiday Inn

Monday, February 3

8:00am to 5:00pm Wilderness First Aid with Foster Calm *Extra Fee Sacramento, Red Lion
8:30am to 5:30pm Western Section Executive Board Meeting Sundial, Red Lion
8:30am to 5:30pm R Bootcamp *Extra Fee Appaloosa, Holiday Inn
10:00am to tbd Bald Eagle Survey on Shasta Lake (Advanced Signup Required) Shasta Lake (offsite field trip)
1:00pm to 5:00pm Helping Science Inform Policy Workshop *Extra Fee Thoroughbred, Holiday Inn
1:00pm to tbd Whiskeytown National Recreation Area Field Trip
Carr Fire Recovery – One Year Post Fire (Advanced Signup Required)
Whiskeytown National Rec Area (offsite field trip)
1:00pm to 4:30pm U.S. Forest Service Biologists & Researchers Meeting Trinity, Red Lion
5:00pm to 6:00pm U.S. Forest Service Biologists & Researchers Social  Trinity, Red Lion
7:00pm to 8:30pm U.S. Forest Service Biologists & Researchers Dinner TBD

Tuesday, February 4

8:00am to 5:00pm Wilderness First Aid with Foster Calm concludes, *Extra Fee Sacramento, Red Lion
8:00am to 8:00pm Registration RFB, Holiday Inn
9:30am to 12:00pm How to Effectively Engage with Policymakers – Lessons Learned at the Federal and State Level Workshop, *Extra Fee Sierra, Red Lion
8:00am to 10:00am U.S. Forest Service Biologists & Researchers Meeting Trinity, Red Lion
8:30am to 5:30pm Speaker Practice Room Morgan, Holiday Inn
8:00am to 12:00pm Wildlife Biologist Construction Awareness Training-WildC.A.T.,*Extra Fee Sundial, Red Lion
9:00am to 11:00am Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Setup Ballroom, Holiday Inn
10:00am to 12:00pm Southern Sierra Nevada Fisher Working Group/Fisher Science Session Trinity, Red Lion
11:00am to 10:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Open Ballroom, Holiday Inn
11:00am to 12:00pm How *Not* to Give a Scientific Presentation Workshop Derby, Holiday Inn
12:00pm to 1:00pm Chapter Officers Meeting & Lunch Sundial, Red Lion
1:00pm Official Meeting Opening  
1:00pm to 6:00pm Concurrent Session New Time! Sierra and Trinity/Cascade/Siskiyou, Red Lion
1:30pm to 3:30pm Job Interview Skills Workshop Derby, Holiday Inn
3:30pm to 5:30pm Wildlife Careers Panel  Sundial, Red Lion
6:00pm to 10:00pm Welcome Reception & Student-Professional Mixer with Wildlife Slideshow Ballroom, Holiday Inn

Wednesday, February 5

7:30am to 9:00am Breakfast Roundtable Discussion, *Extra Fee Sundial, Red Lion
7:30am to 8:00pm Registration RFB, Holiday Inn
8:00am to 10:00am Publishing Papers & Peer Review Workshop Derby, Holiday Inn
8:00am to 10:00am CA Fisher Working Group Trinity, Red Lion
8:00am to 7:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Open Ballroom, Holiday Inn
8:30am to 5:30pm Speaker Practice Room Morgan, Holiday Inn
9:00am to 10:00am Conservation Affairs Committee Meeting, TWS-WS Sacramento, Red Lion
10:00am to 12:00pm Keynote Address & Dialogue Sierra, Red Lion
12:00pm to 1:00pm Lunch break (Lunches available for pre-purchase) Holiday Inn
12:00pm to 1:00pm Field Trip to Turtle Bay East Open Space, Mitigation Site Meet in front of Red Lion 
12:00pm to 1:00pm Professional Development Committee (PDC) Meeting – TWS-WS Quarter Horse, Holiday Inn
12:00pm to 1:00pm Joint Retirees/Section Leadership Exec Committee Meeting: Thoroughbred, Holiday Inn
12:00pm to 1:00pm An overview of the CDFW Science Institute Strategic Action Plan goals: how do they affect you?  – CDFW Staff training session, by invite  Sundial, Red Lion
1:00pm to 5:05pm Scientific Concurrent Sessions Sierra and Trinity/Cascade/Siskiyou, Red Lion
1:00pm to 2:00pm Job Interview Panel Derby, Holiday Inn
2:00pm to 4:00pm Poster Setup Hours Ballroom, Holiday Inn
3:00pm to 5:00pm Resume Workshop: A Beginner’s Guide: The Basics of a Resume, C.V., and Interview Skills Derby, Holiday Inn
3:00pm to 5:00pm Wildlife Photography for Wildlife Biologists Sundial, Red Lion
4:00pm to 7:00pm Poster Viewing and Judging Ballroom, Holiday Inn
5:00pm to 6:30pm Humboldt Wildlife Alumni Meeting/Mixer Sacramento Room, Red Lion
4:30pm to 7:00pm No-Host Cocktail Reception Foyer, Red Lion
7:00pm to 10:00pm Annual Members Banquet, Awards Ceremony, and Bucket Raffle, *Extra Fee Ballroom, Red Lion

Thursday, February 6

7:00am to 8:00am Breakfast Social, *Extra Fee Sundial, Red Lion
7:30am to 8:00pm Registration RFB, Holiday Inn
7:30am to 8:30am Western Wildlife Planning Meeting Sacramento, Red Lion
8:00am to 9:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Open Ballroom, Holiday Inn
8:00am to 9:00pm Poster Viewing and Judging Ballroom, Holiday Inn
8:00am to 12:40pm Scientific Concurrent Sessions Sierra and Trinity/Cascade/Siskiyou, Red Lion
8:30am to 5:30pm Speaker Practice Room Morgan, Holiday Inn
10:00am to 12:00pm Resumé Workshop:Advanced Resume, C.V., and Interview Skills Derby, Holiday Inn
12:40pm to 2:00pm Lunch break (Lunches available for pre-purchase) Holiday Inn
12:40pm to 2:00pm Field Trip to Willow Pond and McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens at Turtle Bay Exploration Park Meet in front of Red Lion
12:40pm to 2:00pm Career Fair Holiday Inn
2:00pm to 4:00pm Plenary Session: Navigating the Intersections of Science and Policy  

Sierra, Red Lion

4:30pm to 5:30pm Annual Business Meeting and Members Forum Sierra, Red Lion
6:15pm Silent Auction Ends Ballroom, Holiday Inn
6:30pm to 8:30pm Poster Reception Ballroom, Holiday Inn
8:30pm to 10:00pm Chapter Meetings Back to evenings, by popular demand!  

Friday, February 7

7:00am to 8:00am Breakfast Social, *Extra Fee Sundial, Red Lion
7:30am to 4:00pm Registration Open RFB, Holiday Inn
8:00am to 12:20pm Scientific Concurrent Sessions Sierra and Trinity/Cascade/Siskiyou, Red Lion
8:00am to 3:00pm Marketplace/Exhibit Hall Open Ballroom, Holiday Inn
8:30am to 10:00am Sierra Nevada Red Fox Working Group  Derby, Holiday Inn
8:30am to 1:00pm Speaker Practice Morgan, Holiday Inn
10:30am to 5:00pm Sierra Nevada Red Fox Conservation Advisory Team (By invitation only, Sierra Nevada Conservation Strategy) Derby, Holiday Inn
12:20pm to 1:30pm Lunch break (Lunches available for pre-purchase) Holiday Inn
1:30pm to 5:30pm Scientific Concurrent Sessions New Time! Sierra and Trinity/Cascade/Siskiyou, Red Lion
2:00pm to 3:00pm Meeting Planning Committee Wrap-Up Sundial, Red Lion