The Western Section of The Wildlife Society
2018 Annual Meeting Online Abstract Submission
Santa Rosa, CA; February 6 - February 9, 2018

Thank you for submitting your abstract to the 2018 Annual Meeting. Please know that submitting an abstract does not imply acceptance or a guarantee of a place in the program. Some submitted papers or posters will likely not be accepted because they may not be suited to the conference, encounter scheduling problems, or have other issues. Decisions to accept or not accept papers or posters are solely the responsibility of the Program Committee. The committee expects that your co-authors are aware of and have approved this abstract. If you present a poster or oral presentation, you must pay the appropriate meeting registration fee.

The theme of the 2018 conference is Communicating Science.

If you are a student, we encourage you to participate in the poster session even if your data are not yet complete. If this is the case, please indicate at the bottom of your abstract that your paper is a work-in-progress.

Fill in all fields indicated below and click on "Submit" to send your abstract.

Abstracts should be submitted no later than October 26, 2017.

Abstracts should not exceed 200 words, excluding title and author addresses.

Please contact Candace Renger (, Meeting Planner, if you have questions or experience difficulties submitting your abstract.

Type of Presentation: Oral Presentation

Oral Presentation Session Choice: Please choose the session that you would like to participate in, and mark your 2nd, 3rd and 4th choices in case your preferred session is full or cancelled.




Note: Session titles may be added or changed at a later date based on papers received. If a group has the desire and sufficient participants to create a unique session please contact the program chair ( Jeff Davis).

Paper Title (160 chars max):

Student Judging If the lead author(s) and/or speaker(s) are undergraduate or graduate students (refer to website for complete details on eligibility), do you intend to participate in student judging?
YES - Undergraduate Student
YES - Graduate Student

Author(s), Affiliation, Address, and Contact Information: Lead Author:
First Name:
Middle Initial:
Last Name:
Zip Code:
Phone Number:
E-mail Address:

Speaker is different than lead author

Co-Authors (First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name: Author 2:
Author 3:
Author 4:
Author 5:
Author 6:
Author 7:
Author 8:
Author 9:

Abstract (200 words max):