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About TWS-WS:  The Western Section of The Wildlife Society is a non-profit 501(c)3 scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education. Our mission is to enhance the ability of wildlife professionals and wildlife students to conserve diversity, sustain productivity, and ensure responsible use of wildlife resources and their habitats. 

The Western Section of The Wildlife Society is composed of over 1,000 wildlife managers, biologists, ecologists, and students from California, Nevada, Hawaii, and Guam all devoted to the sustainable conservation of wildlife in the western United States region.

TWS-WS Events Calendar

  • Career Builder Workshop Series – Monthly, Virtual, Free! Link to more information
  • Introduction to Tree Voles – July 26, 2024.  Join us virtually or in Corvallis, OR.  Optional Field Days July 27-28.  Link
  • Women+ in Wildlife (W+oW) Retreat – September 27-29, 2024.  Sedgwick Field Station, Santa Ynez, CA.  Registration is open!  Link
  • Drone Applications for Biologists 2024 – Virtual October 18-19 & November 8. Mentored Field Session in Hawaii (Big Island) October 23-25. Link
  • 72nd Annual Meeting of TWS-WS – February 3-7, 2025 in Visalia, CA.  Link to Call for Papers.  Email projectmanager@tws-west.org if you are interested in organizing a special session.

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