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.

We are now Virtual!!!

New York Chapter of The Wildlife Society

2022 Virtual Annual Meeting

 

March 3, 2022
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Invasive Species and their Effect on

NY Wildlife and their Habitats 

 

 

Free register in advance for this meeting:

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEuduivpz8rHNAY4nNOfAX1fn6L-CtkOPf_ 

 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Schedule for Virtual meeting

 

9:00 - 9:10                            Welcome & Introductions

9:10 - 10:00        Invasive Species and Collaboration (C. Brown-Lima)

10:00 - 10:50                        Feral Swine (D. Hojnacki)

10:50 - 11:40               Spotted Lanternfly (M. Formichelli)

11:40 - 11:50                                       Break

11:50 - 12:50                             Business Meeting

12:50 - 1:40          Hydrilla: Cyano-Bacteria & Waterfowl (S. Wilde)

1:40 - 2:30                     Asian Jumping Worms (A. Davalos)

2:30 - 2:40                                           Break

2:40 - 3:30                              Mute Swans (J. Stiller)

3:30 - 3:45                   Professional Wildlife Talk (J. Vanek)

3:45 - 4:00                             Student Wildlife Talk (C. Klurfeld)

4:00 - 4:50    PRISM Introduction and Screening of "Uninvited" (M. Gallo)

4:50 - 5:00                                 Closing Remarks

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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, a student chapter conclave, and professional development workshops, and regional social events, providing members various opportunities to network and learn from speakers, workshops, and field trips.

 

We also provide awards, scholarships, and fun activities such as raffles and quiz bowls!

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Students

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. 

Wildife Policy

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Books

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