WEST at TWS Virtual

WEST staff will be in attendance at The Wildlife Society (TWS) Annual Conference, September 28th – October 2nd. “Stop” by our virtual exhibit booth to say hello! The WEST team will be participating in the following sessions:

Live Session:
Avian-Solar Interactions: State of the Science
Karl Kosciuch, Ph.D., Panelist

Navigating the Path to Professional Success: Agency, Academic, Private Sector, Nonprofit – What Does It All Mean?
Quentin Hays, Presenter

Live Session:
Dismantling Systemic Racism in the Wildlife Profession
Quentin Hays, Panelist

Introduction to Viewing and Interpreting Bat Acoustic Data
Kevin Murray, Ph.D., & Ashley Matteson, Presenters

The following presentations will be available “On Demand” for the duration of the conference.

The Trade-Off between Biologist Safety and Eagle Nest Surveys
Rhett Good, Presenter

Exploring Sandhill Crane Movement on the Wintering Grounds: A Visualization and Decision Support Tool
Quentin Hays, Presenter

Bat Acoustic Activity Comparison between Anabat SD1 and SD2 Detectors Versus SM3BAT and SM4BAT Detectors at Wind Energy Facilities in the United States and Canada
Larisa Bishop-Boros, Presenter

A Summary of Midwest Bird Fatalities from Operational Wind Energy Facilities
Julia Wilson, Presenter

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Detection Dogs in Locating Bat and Bird Fatalities in Soybeans at Wind Farms
Anna Ciecka, Presenter

Lasiurid Bats Exhibit Diverse Foraging Strategies and Large Home Ranges in Agricultural Iowa
Julia Wilson, Presenter

Visit TWS’ website for full details on each presentation: https://twsconference.org/