Wild Pig Symposium 2019: Mapping, Modelling, and Mitigating Invasive Wild Pigs in Canada

Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:00am to 5:00 PM.  If you are joining remotely, the link to join by webcast is here: https://usask.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Embed.aspx?id=2b680543-6a6d-4943-988b-aa65012afd3c Those of you joining remotely don’t forget the time change compared to Saskatchewan, which does NOT follow daylight savings. To view the poster, PLEASE CLICK HEREAgenda:8:30 – 9:00 am Arrival at Room 2E25 Agriculture Read More …

53rd NA Moose Conference to be held in Sugarloaf, Maine on June 10-14, 2019

2nd Call For PapersPlease submit your abstract directly to pete.pekins@unh.edu.  Please try to work within a 300-word limit and follow the standard format in ALCES (see example below).  The Conference theme is “The Research and Management Nexus: Integration and Synergy,” but we encourage papers of any topic related to moose management including biology, habitat, forest management, Read More …

Teaching Strategies for Undergraduate Statistics in the Wildlife Sciences

Do you teach statistics, analysis of populations, or other quantitative courses aimed at reaching wildlife biologists? The BWG is sponsoring a discussion group at this years 25th annual 2018 TWS meeting in Cleveland, “Quantitative Teachers: Teaching Strategies for Undergraduate Statistics in the Wildlife Sciences”. Time and Place: 10/8/2018, 3:20-5:00pm, CC, Room 1; check schedule for changes. Come to Read More …

The Canadian Section has been asked to nominate a Section member to represent our interests on the Editorial Advisor Board of The Wildlife Professional.

To All Members of the Canadian Section of The Wildlife SocietyThe Canadian Section has been asked to nominate a Section member to represent our interests on the Editorial Advisor Board of The Wildlife Professional.  The responsibilities of the representative are described as follows, and also at the following website (http://wildlife.org/publications/).:EAB Members are expected to provide Read More …

The Call for Presentations and Posters is now open for the 12th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference February 19-21, 2019

The Call for Presentations and Posters is now open for the12th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species ConferenceFebruary 19-21, 2019Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention CentreWinnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaPlease view the call for abstracts an Adobe PDF file by visiting: http://pcesc.ca/media/28894/open-call-for-posters_final.pdfFor the most complete and up-to-date conference information, please visit www.pcesc.ca.This announcement and all other conference notices are being distributed electronicallyin an Read More …

Registration open for Animal Movement Analysis Workshop at UBC (June 18-22, 2018)

The Biodiversity Research Centre (BRC) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), in collaboration with the British Ecological Society’s (BES) Movement Ecology Special Interest Group (https://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/membership-community/special-interest-groups/movement-ecology/), will be hosting a workshop for graduate students and postdocs on methods to analyse movement data. The workshop, which will run from June 18 to June 22, will be led by Marie Auger-Méthé (UBC), Luca Read More …

MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL ORNITHOLOGICAL CONGRESS 21-26 August Vancouver & The Waterbird Society 19-20 August

The IOC and Waterbird Society meetings will be at the Vancouver Convention Centre this August. Everyone is invited to attend. The IOC meeting is comprehensive and not just a meeting. It includes scientists, conservationists, managers, artists, musicians, and the public. It is co-hosted by the Vancouver International Bird Festival, the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, and Read More …

Spatial Capture-Recapture Workshop in Banff

This course introduces key models used in the analysis ofspatially-explicit capture-recapture data using Bayesian and classical(likelihood) methods. It closely follows material from the book“Spatial Capture-Recapture” (Elsevier, 2014). The workshop will coverbasic model and data analysis concepts in R and the BUGS language(using WinBUGS or JAGS), analysis of classical capture-recapturemodels (models M0, Mb, Mh, etc…), concepts Read More …