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2018 Joint Annual Meeting attracting audiences beyond our traditional biologists/wildlife managers.

As you may know, the Washington and Oregon Chapters of The Wildlife Society, NE Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, and the Society for NW Vertebrate Biology are presenting a Joint Meeting in PDX, February 13-16 at the Red Lion at Jantzen Beach. The theme of the meeting is Regional Strategies Addressing Global Challenges.

We have received an extraordinary number of contributed papers and posters. Specifically, on Wed the 14th, Tom Lovejoy will be the keynote speaker followed by a robust group of theme-focused invited sessions.

Given the timely importance of the meeting theme, the Joint Meeting Committee thought it would be worthwhile to reach out beyond our traditional biologist/wildlife manager audience, to other environmental/conservation-related groups and stakeholders that might find this program of interest.

Please pass this on to others who may be interested!

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ORTWS comments on Sage Grouse Conservation Amendment and Oregon’s Wolf Management Plan

The ORTWS legislative affairs committee and the conservation affairs committee have been busy in 2017.  For more information on what legislative and conservation issues ORTWS has been involved with and to read comment letters visit our policy page!

November Board Meeting Minutes Posted!

Lots going on with ORTWS!

Please view the November board meeting minutes here!

Aspen: Restoring the Jewel of Oregon’s Dry Forests

Please watch this informative video about aspen restoration in Eastern Oregon and the importance of avian monitoring.

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.