Upcoming Events

Sacramento-Shasta Chapter Events

Certified Wildlife Biologist Workshop

Co-sponsor: Western Section of TWS

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 8:30am-3:00pm
Location: GEI Consultants, 2868 Prospect Park Dr, Suite 400, Rancho Cordova, California

This one day workshop will provide you with the tools and knowledge needed to start the certification process and will include detailed information about  recertification and Professional Development Certificates.  Registration deadline September 27, 2017!
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Yreka Happy Hour Meetup

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location: Etna Brewery & Taphouse, 231 W Miner St., Yreka, California

Causal, no-hosting gathering for our Northern Area chapter members.
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Field and Science – Another State. Another Journey. Wolves in California. 

Speaker: Kent Laudon, California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location: C.R.Gibbs American Grille  (Inside the Best Western Hilltop Inn)
2300 Hilltop Dr. , Redding , California

Come learn about California’s new wolf pack from California’s new wolf specialist!

Chapter or Western Section TWS Members – Free (Appetizers provided by the Chapter!)
Non-members – $10 (Includes Chapter Membership and admittance to the event!)

Vernal Pool Symposium

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time 8:00am-5:00pm
Location: Sacramento State University, University Union – Ballroom 1, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, California

This one-day symposium intended for agency, environmental consultants, managers, and students will consist of a full day of oral presentations, and a structured Q & A with an expert panel. Session topics presented by 16+ vernal pool researchers and mitigation experts include:

  • Landscape coverage and trends
  • Regulatory overview
  • Botany & wildlife
  • Mitigation
  • Restoration, preserves and case studies

A poster session and opportunities to network will occur during an extended lunch break. Early Registration ends Oct. 20., 2017!

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Winter Mixer

Co-host: APA and AEP
Date: December 6, 2017
Time 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location:  Station 1 (above Burgers and Brew), 317 3rd St, West Sacramento, California

Members and non-members alike are welcome to raise a glass in celebration of the holiday season and a successful year of programs, professional development, and networking events! Appetizers and the first round are on us! The event is FREE for AEP, APA, and TWS members and $20 for non-members if you register before December 1After December 1, the cost is $20 for both members and non-members.

We’re meeting at Station 1, at the Historic Fire Station, above Burgers and Brew. Please help us give back to our community by bringing a donation of non-perishable, non-expired food or personal care items for the River City Food Bank. Visit their website to see their donation wishlist.

Payment info and more details to come.


Western Section Events

Apps for the Biologist Workshop

Date: October 21, 2017
Location: Big Break Regional Shoreline, 69 Big Break Rd, Oakley, California

How to Work with Local Governments: Workshop for Biologists

Date: November 2-3, 2017
Locations: Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley, California


The Wildlife Society Events

TWS 24th Annual Conference

Date: September 23-27, 2017
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico


Evening social series featuring studies in wildlife and the environment – bringing updates from the field to you!

If you’re interested in presenting on conservation, management, protocols or other topics of informational benefit to our members within the Sacramento region and beyond, please contact sac.shasta@gmail.com. Presentations are 30-40 minutes and often draw stimulating discussion afterward!

Also check out the Western Section’s events page for more local TWS events.