To inspire and empower wildlife professionals* to engage in science-based management and conservation of wild animals and their habitats.
Wildlife biology professionals, scientists, academics, students, communicators and citizen advocates throughout Alberta and western Canada.
We are a non-profit Chapter of the US-based The Wildlife Society. We have ~300 members, governed by a volunteer board and coordinated by an executive director.
ACTWS Strategic Plan 2021-2026
The ACTWS is happy to share our newly finalized strategic plan for 2021-2026. This plan is the product of many volunteers, including those who put together our original strategic plan
Annual Report 2020
Last year was a challenging one for all non-profits, including the ACTWS. With our annual conference being cancelled, we had to get creative and implement new programs to serve our
Scholarship Winners 2021
The Alberta Chapter of The Wildlife Society annually presents academic student awards to promote interest and reward excellence in the field of wildlife conservation. Applicants must have a demonstrated interest
ACTWS Professional Awards 2021
Each year, the ACTWS recognizes special contributions to the field of wildlife science and management in Alberta. As all award winners are nominated by colleagues, it is a great opportunity
Top 10 reasons virtual is better
Are you on the fence about participating in our 2021 virtual conference? Some of us at the ACTWS have attended a few virtual conferences this year and they can be