Category Archives: Events

Trapping Matters Workshop – Register Soon!

A REMINDER and ENCOURAGING BOOST TO MEMBERS: Please register for this workshop very soon. We need final registration numbers 5 days in advance so the noon lunch can be ordered for everyone.

UPDATE:  Reduced student registration: $10 only – includes lunch – see updated flyer (attached).

A “Trapping Matters” Workshop will be held on February 7, 2017 from 10am – 5pm at the ND Game and Fish Department Auditorium. This workshop will help participants understand and better communicate the benefits of regulated trapping to wildlife management. Participants will leave with scientifically sound information and be trained in skills that will make them effective communicators on the subject.

Workshop cost is $30 (students are $10) and lunch is included.

Register online:  

northdakotachapterofthewildlifesociety.wildapricot.org/Upcoming-Events

For additional information contact Stephanie Tucker at 701-220-1871 or satucker@nd.gov or download the flyer here: Trapping Matters Flyer

TRAPPING MATTERS WORKSHOP

A “Trapping Matters” Workshop will be held on February 7, 2017 from 10am – 5pm at the ND Game and Fish Department Auditorium. This workshop will help participants understand and better communicate the benefits of regulated trapping to wildlife management. Participants will leave with scientifically sound information and be trained in skills that will make them effective communicators on the subject.

Workshop cost is $30 and lunch is included.

Register online:  

northdakotachapterofthewildlifesociety.wildapricot.org/Upcoming-Events

For additional information contact Stephanie Tucker at 701-220-1871 or satucker@nd.gov or download the flyer here: Trapping Matters Workshop Flyer

TWS Outreach for Proposals

Dear TWS Members,

You are invited to submit a  proposal for workshops, symposia, and panel discussions for the 2016 TWS Annual Conference in Raleigh, NC. Deadline is February 5, 2016.

Click here to download the Call for Educational & Training Proposals and to find out how to submit your proposal!

Interested in submitting a contributed paper (oral presentation) or poster? While you can’t submit your proposal until February 22, you can click here to download the Call for Contributed Papers and Proposals to learn more about that process.

Road Trip to TWS Meeting in Winnipeg

Will Beaton, a budding film-maker and wildlife student at UND, has made a video of the UND student chapter roadtrip to the TWS meeting in Winnipeg. Check it out!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrG-9UmMvTM

Dr. Randy Olson’s ‘Beyond Better Biology’ Workshops are OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

If you are a member of the NDCTWS and would like to register to attend one of the ‘Beyond Better Biology’ workshops that will be held on February 9, 2016, please do so soon.  Student members and/or student non-members are invited to register for the workshop that will be held on February 10, 2015. To register, please visit https://ndctws.wordpress.com/ and click on the ‘Membership and Event Registration’ tab.

All members will be receiving an email in the very near future that provides instructions for logging in to register.

UPDATED INFORMATION AVAILABLE!

Dr. Randy Olson, filmmaker, biologist, and author of ‘Don’t Be Such A Scientist’, will lead workshops for natural resource professionals on February 9, and for students on February 10 (prior to the start of the 2016 NDCTWS Annual Conference.  These workshops will provide tips and strategies to help us tell our conservation story more effectively. Click Workshop Flyer for additional information – seating is limited, so be sure to register early!

Teddy Roosevelt Family Day – September 27, 2015

The annual Teddy Roosevelt Family Day, sponsored in part by the NDCTWS will be held Sunday, September 27 at the McDowell Dam Recreation Area, east of Bismarck, ND. Teddy Roosevelt Poster Family Day 2015

ND Chapter of The Wildlife Society Presents – Beyond Better Biology – Learn How to Tell Your Conservation Story More Effectively!

February 10-12, 2015 – Mandan, North Dakota

The 2016 Annual Conference will focus on improving the effectiveness of conservation communication.  The Conference will feature a number of unique speakers representing disciplines not normally considered by the conservation community. These speakers will help us to more effectively tell our conservation story.  In addition, preceding the Conference, there will be two professional development workshops and a free student seminar focused on storytelling for scientists. The workshops will be led by Dr. Randy Olson and held on Tuesday  (2/9/16), and the student seminar on Wednesday morning.  Details on the workshops and registration forms will be available in the fall newsletter. To learn more about the workshops and Conference, please contact Rick Nelson (701/355-8509) or Mike Olson (701/425-7952). 

In preparation for this year’s Conference and workshops, the planning committee recommends the following:

  • Randy Olson, Don’t be such a Scientist – Talking Substance in the Age of Style
  • Randy Olson, Connection – Hollywood Storytelling Meets Critical Thinking
  • Randy Olson, Houston…We Have a Narrative (Due out in October)
  • Dr. Frank Lutz, Words That Work

2015 Annual Meeting of the Central Mountains and Plains Section of The Wildlife Society

“Grassland Strongholds:  Biodiversity and Management”

 10-13 August 2015, Manhattan, Kansas

The Kansas Chapter of The Wildlife Society and Kansas State University are proud to host the 2015 meeting of the Central Mountains and Plains Section (CMPS) of The Wildlife Society in Manhattan, Kansas, from 10-13 August 2015.  The academic host, Kansas State University, is one of the region’s top institutions in wildlife biology.  K-State faculty and post-docs will be leading informative workshops on software packages (R, FRAGSTATS) that have become staple research tools in wildlife biology. For additional information and a tentative schedule, please click Announcement of 2015 CMPS TWS meeting.

Fundraising Committee Request

The Chapter’s Fundraising Committee is requesting items for the silent and live auction, raffles, and games. The Committee accepts cash, merchandise, and services. Please consider donating something, as every item helps support Chapter efforts! For more information or to arrange a drop-off, contact Chuck at 701/355-8515 or 701/471-0122 (cell).  The annual meeting is February 11-13, 2015 in Mandan, ND.