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Women in Conservation Social Event at NDSU

There will be a Women in Conservation Social Event at NDSU (Memorial Union Badlands Room) on November 14, 2018 from 6-8pm. A perfect opportunity for students to network with professionals in a field they are interested in as a future career. See flyer for additional details and please help spread the word!

SAVE THE DATES – February 13-15, 2019: Annual Meeting

Please mark these dates on your calendars now!

The NDCTWS annual meeting will be held February 13-15, 2019. Registration cost will be $75 if you register early at https://northdakotachapterofthewildlifesociety.wildapricot.org. Registration cost will be $85 if you register at the annual meeting. Hope to see you there!

Professional Women’s Social – Thursday, February 8 from 4-6pm

The Professional Women’s Social is back for 2018! The social will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm during the ND Chapter of the Wildlife Society meeting in Mandan. The cost is $10 for professionals (pay upon entry) and free for students.

There will be a silent auction during the social to help raise money to send students to the National TWS meeting and to other committee activities. If you have something that you would like to donate for the auction, please contact Kristine Askerooth or Cami Dixon at kristine_askerooth@fws.gov or prairiewetlands@live.com

Annual Meeting of NDCTWS (2018)

The NDCTWS annual meeting will be held February 7-9, 2018 at the Baymont Inn and Suites, Mandan, ND. On-line registration is now open at https://northdakotachapterofthewildlifesociety.wildapricot.org/. Please take this opportunity to register on-line. Hope to see you all there!  

Conservation Notes

Take a moment to read the Conservation Notes that are submitted and posted to the NDCTWS website each month. Educational, thoughtful, and meaningful insights to wildlife conservation.  https://ndctws.wordpress.com/articles/

Registration is Now Open!

Registration is now open!  Join NDCTWS for our Annual Meeting February 10-12, 2016 at the Baymont Inn, Mandan, ND. 

Visit our website at https://ndctws.wordpress.com. Click on MEMBERSHIP AND EVENT REGISTRATION in the main menu. You will be directed to our Member Portal. Follow the instructions to set a username and password for logging in to your account.

To register for the annual meeting, click on ‘Upcoming Events and Registration’. Scroll down to ‘North Dakota Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Meeting – February 10-12, 2016’. Click ‘Register’. All registration fees can be paid on-line through PayPal.

Board Meeting on December 8, 2015

The next board meeting will be held on December 8, 2015 from 9:30am – 4pm at the ND Game and Fish Department Vet Lab.

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

Annual Conference – February 11-13, 2015

The NDCTWS annual conference is scheduled for February 11-13, 2015 at the Seven Seas in Mandan. The theme is “2015 – A Pivotal Year for the Future of Conservation”. If you are interested in presenting a paper or poster at the meeting, please send an abstract which includes the title, authors names, address, phone #, and email address to Todd Frerichs at tafrer@hotmail.com by December 1, 2014.  December 1 is also the deadline for awards nominations and budget requests.

Teddy Roosevelt Family Day…a Huge Success!

The 2014 Teddy Roosevelt Family Day was held at McDowell Dam near Bismarck on September 28. Approximately 1,200 people attended this event, which was sponsored by ND Game & Fish, ND Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Delta Waterfowl, Ducks Unlimited, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Girl and Boy Scouts, and 4-H. The event highlighted outdoor skills related to hunting, fishing, trapping, camping, birdwatching, survival, safety, and more!