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WRA to Sponsor/Exhibit/Present at The Wildlife Society-Western Section Annual Meeting 2024

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Salt marsh harvest mouse, photo by Marisa Ishimatsu

 

WRA is a proud sponsor of The Wildlife Society-Western Section Annual Meeting February 5-9, 2024 in Rohnert Park, California. The 71st Annual Meeting theme is “Surviving and Thriving: Embracing Adaptability Amidst a Changing Climate”.

WRA experts are excited for this year’s program and you can find our team members throughout the week chairing or presenting in a variety of sessions.

Wednesday, February 7

1pm: Rob Schell, WRA’s Wildlife and Fisheries Director will serve as Chair of: Innovation in Wildlife Science, Conservation, and Management Session

1:45pm: Rei Scampavia, WRA Biologist, will present in the Ecology and Conservation of Invertebrates Session, “Opportunities and Challenges for Pollinator Habitat on Solar Farms

3:35pm: Katie Smith, PhD, past President of TWS-WS and a Wildlife Biologist with WRA will serve as Chair of: Ecology and Conservation of Mammals (Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse) Session. As part of this Session she will present a talk at 4:20pm, “The Status of Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse Populations Throughout the San Francisco Bay Area“. WRA Biologist Carla Angulo will also present in this Session at 4:40pm, “The Value of Comprehensive Pre-Project Monitoring: Salt Marsh Harvest Mice at McInnis Marsh, Marin County as a Case Study“.

Thursday, February 8

8:45am: Liz Allen, WRA Regulatory Permitting Specialist / Marine Biologist will present in the Adaptive Management Session, “Techniques for Mapping and Monitoring Subtidal Wildlife Habitat in a Changing Climate“.

Thursday, February 9

8:45am: Sean MacDonald, WRA Wildlife Biologist will present in the Ecology and Conservation of Amphibians and Reptiles Session, “A Review of the Implementation and Efficacy of a Common Take Avoidance Measure for Federally Threatened California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense)“.

Details of the meeting program are available on the event website.

Please stop by our exhibitor table to say hello to our team!