3rd Call for Papers & Presentations!

We invite abstracts for presentations and posters.  All topics in wildlife biology, habitat management, conservation, and application of research findings to conservation and management practices are welcome. Some topics that are especially applicable to this year’s theme include climate change and policy, human-induced movement of species, forestry prescriptions including thinning and prescribed burning, pathogens and invasive species, shifting ranges of species, and communicating the conservation message.  

*** Abstract Deadline:  December 1st, 2017 ***

We strongly encourage all students to present Posters or Oral talks.



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Job Opportunities with Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District

Invasive Species Program Coordinator

The Invasive Species Program Coordinator will collaborate with local program partners to develop, plan and manage invasive species control efforts throughout the Tualatin Basin in support of the District’s conservation objectives. For more information, visit: https://www.swcd.net/news/position-announcement-invasive-species-program-coordinator/

Stream Program Coordinator

The Stream Enhancement Program Coordinator is a regular, full-time position, responsible for implementing the District’s Stream Enhancement Program, a revegetation program aimed at restoring stream buffers in agricultural and urban areas in the Tualatin Basin. For more information, visit: https://www.swcd.net/news/position-announcement-stream-enhancement-program-coordinator/

Rural Conservation Specialist

The Rural Conservation Specialist is a regular, full-time position and will be responsible for implementing the District’s new Rural Conservation Program. The Rural Conservation Specialist works with farmers, residential landowners and program partners to implement the District’s conservation objectives on rural lands outside the Urban Growth Boundary of Washington County.  For more information, visit: https://www.swcd.net/news/position-announcement-rural-conservation-specialist/

Job Opportunities: Asst. Fish Passage Coordinator with ODFW, Seasonal Naturalist for Oregon Zoo & Parks and Nature

Assistant Fish Passage Coordinator, ODFW

Located in Salem, make a significant contribution to providing upstream and downstream fish passage at artificial barriers within the state of Oregon! Assist with development and implementation of the state’s fish passage program. For more information or to apply, see job posting at http://www.odfw.com/hr

Seasonal Naturalist, Oregon Zoo & Parks and Nature

The position is based at the Oregon Zoo and Metro Regional Center. The Seasonal Naturalist will lead programs and volunteers at Smith and Bybee Wetlands, Blue Lake Park, Scouters Mountain and other Metro parks and natural areas. Evening and weekend work is required. Temporary position from March 1 – End of November 2018, 24 to 40 hours per week. For more information or to apply, go to: http://www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs


Job Opportunity – Natural Resource Specialist 2 (Mountain Region Natural Resource Specialist)

The Mountain Region, Natural Resource Specialist 2 position will assist in the conservation, protection, and management of the natural resources within all park properties within the Eastern Oregon region.  Consistent with state-wide policies and procedures, the regional specialist will assist in the development and implementation of natural resources management plans, ensure compliance of regional projects with Federal, State and local agencies rules and regulation as pertains to natural resources management.

For more information and to apply please visit the Oregon State job page.

Job Opportunity – Tacoma Power Fish and Habitat Biologist

Tacoma Power is seeking a Fish and Habitat Biologist responsible for supporting and leading fish and habitat studies and implementing habitat restoration projects. For more information on the position and apply, please visit the city of Tacoma jobs page.