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:
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
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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