Other Upcoming Events

Chapter Events

Due to COVID19 Concerns, all 2020 chapter workshops and events are cancelled until further notice

For details, please see the Chapters’ Pages

Central Coast Chapter:

  • Aquatic Herp Workshop, San Luis Obispo, April 24-25
  • Riparian Bird Workshop, Ojai, May 29-31
  • San Joaquin Kit Fox Workshop, Sept/October, Chimineas Ranch (not yet advertising)
  • Annual Symposium, San Luis Obispo, October 23

San Francisco Bay Area Chapter:

  • Grassland Butterfly Symposium, Livermore/Sunol, April 17-18
  • Advanced Camera Trapping, Marin, May 7-9
  • Rare Shoreline Species, TBD, June

Nevada Chapter

  • Science Symposium, Reno, March 3-4
  • Raven Management & Forum, Elko, April 21

Sacramento/Shasta Chapter

  • Meadow Workshop, Chester, June 8-10

Outside Organizations

In addition to Chapter Events, Western Section Workshops is pleased to ensure that our members are aware of opportunities outside of the Section.

Elkhorn Slough Reserve Coastal Training Program

(Currently Postponing all workshops through April)

Find out more about the following events on the Elkhorn Slough Coastal Training Program Website.

  • Managing Habitat Ponds on Central Coast Rangelands, Hayward, April 16, 2020
  • Pajaro Compass Network, Pajaro, April 22
  • California Tiger Salamander, Elkhorn Slough, May 6-7, 2020
  • California Red-Legged Frog, Elkhorn Slough, May 21-22, 2020
  • Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, Alameda Creek, June 3, 2o2o
  • Burrowing Owl, San Jose, June 2020
  • Ecology of the Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse, Vacaville, September TBD

Belk Fairy Shrimp ID

For more information, please see the Belk Fairy Shrimp ID website.

  • California Anostraca and Notostraca Identification Class, San Diego and Rocklin 2020 (to be announced)

The Wildlife Project

  • California Red-Legged Frog – Level II
  • California Herps in Baja (sold out)
  • Bullfrog Control Measures, May 2020
  • California Tiger Salamander Terrestrial Ecology, April 3, 2020
  • Rare Pond Species Survey Techniques Workshop, April 4-5, 2020
  • Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog, October 2020


  • Level II Foothill Yellow-Legged Frog
  • Western Pond Turtle
  • SFBA Amphibians

Local and international workshops that help participants gain hands-on experience on rare species.

For more information, please visit The Wildlife Project’s website.

Where Can I Get Other Specific Training?

These are Member-Suggested Workshops covered by other organizations