We are a scientific and educational organization serving and representing wildlife professionals in New York State. We promote the highest possible standards among those working with wildlife resources and the public that use them. We strive to increase awareness and appreciation of wildlife values. We also seek to ensure that wildlife resources and their habitats are managed according to sound biological, economic, and social principles.
News and Updates
2021 NYTWS ANNUAL MEETING
Thursday, March 25, 2021
1:00 - 4:00pm
The Show Must Go On!: Wildlife Research and Management in 2020 and Beyond
Please join us virtually for a free annual meeting of the New York Chapter of The Wildlife Society. We will have a limited number of presentation (4-6) from students and professionals from across the state, followed by our annual business meeting, and an evening social.
-12:45 - 1:00pm: Log-in Period
-1:00 - 1:10pm: Welcome/Introductions
-1:10 - 3:00pm: Presentation Session
-3:00 - 4:00pm: Annual Business Meeting
-7:00 - 8:30pm: Virtual Evening Social
Reasons to Join
We keep you up-to-date on wildlife issues and policies relevant to New York. Our state chapter holds a research-based Annual Meeting and a practicum-oriented Field Meeting where members network and learn from speakers, workshops, and field trips.
We also provide awards, scholarships, and fun activities such as raffles and quiz bowls!
Have you checked out American Conservation Experience (ACE) for job opportunities? The US Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service are both using the organization to hire short and long-term positions.
On March 10th, The Great American Outdoors Act (S.3422) was introduced into the Senate. This bill proposes permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and would establish a fund to address the deferred maintenance backlog of DOI and USFS lands.
A new book on deer management, published by NY TWS members! For forest landowners managers,agency biologists, college educators, consultants, students, and hunters.