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“Cross Cultural Connections”

April 3rd-6th, 2017

University of Alaska, Fairbanks Wood Center

You are invited to join fellow wildlife researchers, managers, educators, students, and administrators from across the state for the 2017 joint meeting of the Alaska Chapter of The Wildlife Society and the Alaska Herpetological Society.

The joint meeting is scheduled in Fairbanks from April 3rd-6th at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks Wood Center.  This year’s meeting theme is “Cross Cultural Connections”.  The meeting will include a workshop prior to the meeting in the afternoon on Monday (April 3rd) entitled “Wildlife Service Dogs” and a second workshop on Tuesday (April 4th) afternoon entitled “Challenges and Opportunities in Partnering with Indigenous People“.  On Thursday (April 6th) the morning session will be devoted to the Alaska Herpetological Society.

We are seeking ideas and suggestions for special sessions that TWS members would like to see at the upcoming meeting. In addition, if you would like to volunteer during the meeting please let us know. Please contact Nathan Svoboda or Scott Brainerd for volunteer information and/or to submit suggestions for special sessions. Thank you and hope to see you at the meeting!

The Alaska Herpetological Society has T-shirts and sweatshirts available for purchase, CLICK HERE


Monday April 3rd

Afternoon: Wildlife Service Dogs Workshop

Tuesday April 4th

Morning: Plenary Session – Cross Cultural Connections

Plenary Speaker: Larry Merculieff

Afternoon: Workshop – Partnering with Indigenous People

Evening: Student Chapter Meeting with AK TWS

Wednesday April 5th

All Day: General Session

Lunch : Business Meeting

Afternoon: Poster Session

Evening: Banquet

Thursday April 6th

Morning: Alaska Herpetological Society

Afternoon: General Session