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Job Announcement: District Fish Biologist, ODFW, Gold Beach, OR

Make a difference with Oregon’s fish! Direct and implement all fish management
activities in the South Coast and Lower Rogue portion of the Rogue Watershed
District. Areas of responsibility include habitat protection & restoration, harvest
management, utilization of hatchery resources, etc. For more information, visit:


Job Announcement: Associate Curator of Research, North Carolina Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo seeks a dynamic, motivated and progressive individual to oversee zoo-based research activities as part of a newly formed Conservation, Research and Education Department. The position has responsibility for conducting original research at the zoo, for coordinating and tracking the work of outside researchers, overseeing the zoo’s Research Committee, administering the zoo’s research internship program in collaboration with North Carolina State University, working with undergraduate and graduate students, and for communicating the NC Zoo’s research work both internally and to a wide range of external audiences. . For more information, visit:

Registration is open for the 2018 Joint Annual Meeting!

We are excited to announce that REGISTRATION IS OPEN for the 2018 Joint Annual Meeting at the Red Lion – Jantzen Beach in Portland, Oregon on February 13, 14, 15, and 16.

Regional Strategies Addressing Global Challenges for Wildlife and Habitat Conservation

Oregon Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Washington Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology, and Northwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation


  • Please visit our 2018 Joint Annual Meeting page to register and stay up to date with all that is happening at the meeting!
  • Plenary Speaker THOMAS LOVEJOY!
  • Detailed session and presentation schedule coming in December.

Workshops, Training Courses & Field Trips 

  • Training Course: Standard & Novel Amphibian Inventory & Monitoring Techniques
  • Field Trip: Amphibian Egg Mass Monitoring
  • Workshop: White-nose Syndrome / Pd Surveillance Best Practices Workshop
  • Workshop: Science Talk NW – Communication skills for wildlife professionals
  • Workshop: Data Wrangling – The basics of data analysis
  • Field Trip: Oregon Zoo Conservation Tour

Photo Contest and Auction 

Help raise funds for the different organizations by entering our photo contest or donating items for the auction/raffle. Enter photos for the following categories: Birds, Mammals, Reptiles/amphibians, Other critters, Landscapes, Everything else. Visit the Joint Annual Meeting page for full details.

Have some great items you’d like to donate for the raffle/silent auction? Please email for more information. Your donation will be tax deductible.


Special Rates are available at the following hotels:

You will need to state you are part of the “2018 Joint Meeting” to reserve rooms for the special rates.

Fire, Water, and Forest Health Workshop, Oct 3


Linn County Fair and Expo Center, Albany Oregon, October 3rd 

The Emerald and Marys Peak Chapters are teaming up to provide a science workshop around the themes of Fire, Water, and Forest Health.

The registration fee is $95/person if signed up before September 25 and $120 after. The student registration fee is $50. Registration fee includes materials, breaks, and lunch.

Job Announcement: Assistant District Wildlife Biologist, ODFW, Clackamas, OR

Make a difference in Oregon’s Wildlife and habitat! Located in Clackamas, assist in
implementing wildlife resource management activities in the North Willamette
Watershed District; wildlife damage control, collecting biological information,
completing wildlife habitat improvement and protection activities, etc.

Qualifications: Requires two years of biological experience with one year of at least
two of the following: gathering data, analyzing data, or preparing reports; and a
Bachelor's degree in Fisheries or Wildlife Science or a closely-related
biological/ecological degree or three additional years of biological experience. A
Master’s or Doctorate degree will substitute for some experience.

Salary: $3,597-$5,242/mo. Generous benefits package.

Closing Date: October 5, 2017

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