ACTWS News

Wildlife Outreach Award 2020

The ACTWS Wildlife Outreach Award recognizes wildlife professionals for their leadership in conservation education and public outreach in Alberta. This year, we are pleased to present this award to Wes Olson. Winners of this award are professionals who have worked with students, decision makers, nature groups and the general public

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Annual General Meeting 2020 – Summary

Annual General Meeting 2020 – Summary On March 31, we embraced our COVID-induced isolation and hosted our first virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM). All non-profit organizations are required to share their annual financial statements publicly and most do this through an AGM. Usually, our AGM is hosted during our annual

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Kristina Norstrom Dedicated Service Award 2020

There is no doubt that the ACTWS would not be what it is without the dedicated contribution of Layla Neufeld. Layla has been the ACTWS webmaster since 2007 and the service she provides to our organization is invaluable. She works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure that the registration and

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William Rowan Distinguished Service Award 2020

The William Rowan Distinguished Service Award is the ACTWS’ most prestigious award. This award goes to an Alberta wildlife biologist who has made outstanding cumulative contributions to the management and conservation of wildlife and their habitats. This year, we are pleased to present Dr. Lee Foote with this award. As

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ACTWS Elections 2020

Are you looking for a new professional development opportunity? Would you like to develop (or showcase) your leadership skills? Are you interested in donating a bit of your time and expertise to support wildlife conservation in Alberta? Well, look no further! The Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society (ACTWS) is

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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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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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