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Workshops (Tues. Nov 6)

Sessions are concurrent, so select only one at registration. To sign-up for a workshop, scroll to the bottom of the registration page (after you’ve entered payment information) and choose from the sessions listed under “Additional Items”. If you would like to take a workshop but are unable to attend the meeting, contact Nyssa Whitford (

Communicating Science and Management with the Media ($65):

Full-day course on tools to communicate science and management effectively. Taught by Willow Belden, contributor to WY Public Media. Lunch provided. Max 25 people.

Trapping Matters ($20):

Full-day course on trapping techniques, communication, and best practices. Click here for additional detail. Lunch provided. Sponsored by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. Minimum 30 people. Open to non-conference participants.

Ecological Sampling and Study Design ($15):

Half-day course on practical options for successful wildlife study design. Topics include the three basic design components (spatial, temporal, site), spatial balance, stratification, and what to do with inaccessible locations. We will also address recent developments in spatially balanced sampling algorithms. R examples and scripts will be provided. Taught by WEST, Inc. and sponsored by EPSCoR. Open to non-conference participants.


Special Session (Wed., Nov 7, 5-630p)

Migration Viewer Tutorial (free):

Tutorial on the Wyoming Migration Initiative migration viewer. If you are interested in learning about the migration viewer or just have questions, here is the chance. Please stop by! For more information, click here or contact Bill Rudd (



Mentors Lunch (Wed., Nov 7; free):

Opportunity for students and early-career participants to engage with professionals from agencies, academia, businesses and non-profits. Join us to network, share ideas and learn more about the profession.

Presidents & Members Lunch (Thurs., Nov 8; free):

Join fellow members and past presidents of WY-TWS to discuss the Society, including successes, challenges, and future directions.


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