ACTWS News

Show us your Wild LOVE

Get in on the fun and show us your Wild LOVE! Help us meet our fundraising goal of $10,000! Each winter, the ACTWS launches an online fundraiser to help us plan the year ahead. Funds raised go towards our diverse programs from webinars and workshops to student awards and more.

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We’re HIRING a new Executive Director!

The Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society (ACTWS) is pleased to announce that we are seeking an Executive Director (ED) to lead our organization. In this exciting position, the  successful candidate will interact with a multidisciplinary team of wildlife professionals to advocate for, and advance the conservation of, wildlife and other

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Announcing Spring 2022 Workshops

Furthering our profession through collaborative learning and networking opportunities is at the heart of what we do at the Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society. We’re so excited to share with you our Spring 2022 virtual workshops! We’ve got three great workshops lined up for May and June to start

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Wildlife Without Borders – Conference 2022

We’re less than a week away from our 2022 conference, Wildlife Without Borders. Our second virtual conference has all the components you know and love – talks, panel discussions, networking events, fun and games. We’ve worked hard to create an event that you can enjoy, even if it’s virtual. Of

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Board Elections are OPEN!

Each year, our member elect several new board members who guide the direction of the organization. Our board works closely with the Executive Director and meets monthly to discuss all things ACTWS. We’re always so fortunate to have so many dedicated members throw their hats into the ring and this

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Join Our Team!

We’re recruiting new board members. Working closely with our Executive Director, you can form part of the team that advances our Strategic Plan throughout the year. The volunteers who make up our board represent a diversity of skills, perspectives, and expertise in the wildlife field. We value a board that

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Outreach

May Webinar Summary

Last week, we launched our monthly lunch and learn webinar series. It was fun and felt so good to connect with our membership. Monthly webinar details will be shared through

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White-nose Syndrome Challenge

You don’t have to be a bat expert to enter the White-nose Syndrome Challenge. This opportunity is open to anyone with an innovative idea for tools or techniques that will

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ACTWS 2020

Next spring, from March 13 – 15, 2020, Camrose will be humming with Alberta’s and Canada’s best and brightest wildlife biologists. With a theme of “Species on the Move”, ACTWS2020

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ACTWS presents to award winning class

On September 30th, John Wilmshurst, ACTWS Executive Director, presented his wildlife management message to a class from The Career and Technology Centre at Central Memorial High, Calgary, Alberta. The school

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Wildlife in the City

Family Nature Night this year was a another great event that the ACTWS attended. Student director, Nikki Paskar fascinated a young audience with her presentation on “superbirds” and led an

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Edmonton Wildlife Festival

This year the ACTWS, represented by our Student Director, Nikki Paskar, participated in the Edmonton Wildlife Festival. The event was fantastic and wildly exceeded all of our expectations. Nikki connected

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Professional refers to someone who works with wildlife and/or their habitats in a professional setting.

In this context, it is not in reference to a legal professional designation.

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