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October 2017

Fall ITWS Continuing Education Workshop on Wildlife Disease

October 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - October 5, 2017 @ 11:30 am
John S. Wright Forestry Center, 1007 N 725 W,
West Lafayette, IN 47906 United States
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"The role of disease in wildlife conservation has been radically underestimated.”  These words weren’t written this year, or even within the last 50 years, but by Aldo Leopold in 1933. Since that time, wildlife professionals have learned much about the role of diseases in free-ranging wildlife. However, the emergence of new diseases, including many zoonoses, in combination with other factors has elevated the need for biologists and managers to deal with disease.  Participants in this workshop will learn in depth…

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January 2018

78th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference

January 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

The 78th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference will be held January 28-31, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center. Make plans now to attend! The theme of the meeting is “Strengthening Natural Resources Through Collaboration.” This annual event will attract over 1,000 biologists and students from state, federal, and tribal natural resources agencies from the Midwest, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and Canadian provinces. Highlights include: nearly 400 technical presentations, poster displays, plenary sessions, networking opportunities and social events. Registration…

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February 2018

Joint Meeting of the Indiana American Fisheries Society & the Indiana Chapter of The Wildlife Society

February 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - February 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Franklin L. Cary Camp, 6286 State Road 26 East
Lafayette, 47905
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We are pleased to invite you to the 2018 joint AFS-TWS conference, themed “Restoration through Collaboration”.  The conservation community has recently faced many challenges and even some set-backs locally and across the nation.We will address some of the challenges we face in Indiana, what needs to be done to overcome them, and remind ourselves of the much larger impact we can have when we work together, especially when times are tough. As Indiana’s fish and wildlife professionals, we hope we will all be encouraged to continue to work together, expand our partnerships and community support, and to think BIG about conservation. Also, we look forward to…

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October 2018

25th Annual Wildlife Society Conference

October 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

In 2018 our conference travels to Cleveland, Ohio, to celebrate our 25 years of educational conferences. Each year our conference grows with more educational and networking sessions, and 2018 is no exception. We anticipate our biggest conference to date, as members from across North America gather to celebrate our 25th Annual Conference.

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Communicating Your Message – workshop for wildlife professionals

October 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hendricks County Conference Center, 1900 Main Street
Danville, IN 46122 United States
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This is a joint program organized by Purdue University, Indiana Department on Natural Resources, and the Indiana Chapter of the Wildlife Society. This training program for biologists, other natural resource professionals and wildlife students will have a combination of classroom sessions and practice activities on: Refining your message to the public Communication and working with the media These skills are applicable to public presentations, media interviews, and more! Questions? Jarred Brooke, jmbrooke@purdue.edu Brian MacGowan, macgowan@purdue.edu Registration Cost is $45 for…

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January 2019

79th Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference

January 27, 2019 - January 30, 2019
Hilton Cleveland Downtown, 100 Lakeside Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
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The 79th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference will be held January 27-30, 2019 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. The theme of the meeting is "Communicating Science to Fan the Flames of Conservation." This annual event will attract nearly 800 biologists, students, and scientists from local, state and provincial, federal, and tribal natural resources agencies, universities, and private companies across the 12 Midwestern states and provinces. Highlights include: nearly 400 technical presentations, poster displays, plenary sessions, networking opportunities and…

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February 2019

2019 Indiana TWS Spring Meeting

February 27, 2019 @ 11:30 am - February 28, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Drury Plaza Hotel, 9625 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46290 United States
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The Indiana Chapter of the Wildlife Society is celebrating 50 years as a chapter this year.  This celebration will culminate with our 50th Annual Spring Meeting on February 27-28, 2019 in Carmel, Indiana.  We sincerely hope that all wildlife professionals in Indiana - both active and retired - can join us. This conference will be a great opportunity to reflect on 50 years of wildlife management in Indiana, as well an opportunity to learn about new and important research and projects…

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September 2019

Managing Pollinator Habitat Along the Urban/Rural Gradient

September 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - September 25, 2019 @ 11:30 am
Holiday Inn Mishawaka–Conference Center, 1208 East Douglass Road
Mishawaka, IN 46545
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Monarch butterfly on swamp milkweed in Michigan. Photo by Jim Hudgins/USFWS. This event is part of a series of formal Continuing Educational Workshops initiated by the Indiana Chapter, Wildlife Society in conjunction with Purdue University, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources. This training program for biologists and other natural resource professionals whose work could benefit or impact pollinators. Sessions will include plant and animal diversity in pollinator plantings, designing seed mixes, working in agricultural and urban systems, conservation planning for…

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American Fisheries Society & The Wildlife Society, 2019 Joint Annual Conference

September 29, 2019 - October 3, 2019
Reno, NV

Experience history!  American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society 2019 JOINT ANNUAL CONFERENCE As natural resources professionals, ensuring use of the best science available to manage trust resources is a critical goal. Creating effective partnerships, building collaboration and being aware of new approaches to resource challenges are equally important. One of the best ways to ensure that we remain knowledgeable and up-to-date on new science and cutting-edge approaches to management is through participation in the annual meetings of The American Fisheries Society andThe Wildlife…

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February 2020

Annual Spring Meeting

February 18 - February 19
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 IN-60 E
Mitchell, IN 47446
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We are pleased to announce the 2020 Indiana Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting will be February 18 & 19, 2020 at Spring Mill State Park. The meeting will include several plenary talks, student & young professional luncheon, student poster session, technical presentations, and a dinner and social event. There has been a block of rooms reserved at the Spring Mill Inn at Spring Mill State Park. Rooms can be reserved at a discounted rate using the code 0218WS.…

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