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 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 Society The 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 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 the 12th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference February 19-21, 2019 Victoria Inn Hotel and Convention Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Please view the call for abstracts an Adobe PDF file by visiting: http://pcesc.ca/media/28894/open-call-for-posters_final.pdf For the most complete and up-to-date conference information, please visit www.pcesc.ca. This announcement and all other 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 of spatially-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 cover basic model and data analysis concepts in R and the BUGS language (using WinBUGS or JAGS), analysis of classical capture-recapture models Read More …

Student Travel Awards for TWS New Mexico – Deadline August 1, 2017

CSTWS Travel Awards for Students Canadian Section Student Travel award to present at TWS AGM The 24th Annual Conference Albuquerque, New Mexico September 23-27, 2017. Deadline August 1, 2017. Travel Awards will be provided for $500-1000 for each conference. Successful applicants will be asked to provide an article for the CSTWS Newsletter. Eligibility. Applicants must: Not Read More …