Photo by Adam Mohr from the 2019 TWS-WS Annual Meeting Wildlife Slideshow

The Western Section is pleased to help facilitate the meeting of working groups during the Annual Meeting. To ensure space is available and to help minimize scheduling conflicts, if you are interested in holding a working group meeting, please contact Candace Renger by December 1 at

Associated Meetings are included in the meeting registration fee and all meeting registrants are invited to attend, unless the meeting is advertised as being “invite only”.


  • 10:00am to 5:30pm – Western Section Executive Board Meeting (All welcome)
  • 4:00pm to 6:00pm – Southern Sierra Nevada Fisher Working Group


  • 4:00pm to 5:30pm – TWS Chapter Leaders Meeting
  • 4:00pm to 6:00pm – CA Bat Working Group – Katrina Smith, CDFW
  • 7:30pm to 8:00pm – Diversity Committee Meeting TWS-WS


  • 8:00am to 10:00am – CA Fisher Working Group
  • 11:30am to 1:00pm – Retirees Meeting
  • 11:30am to 12:30pm – CDFW Sponsored Training – Practical Strategies to Embed Equity in Wildlife Management (Open to All)
  • 1:00pm to 5:00pm – Humboldt Marten Working Group
  • 1:30pm to 6:00pm – Blunt-Nosed Leopard Lizard Working Group Meeting
  • 3:10pm to 4:40pm Info Session:  Peace Corps Opportunities
  • 5:00pm to 7:00pm – HSU Alumni Meeting
  • 5:30pm to 6:30pm – CA Wolf Update – Kent Laudon, CDFW


  • 8:30am to 9:30am – Breakout Session:  Peace Corps for Mid-Career Professionals & Retirees
  • 9:00am to 12:00pm – Humboldt Marten Recovery Planning, by invite only
  • 10:30am to 11:30am – Breakout Session:  Peace Corps for Students & Early Career Professionals
  • 12:00pm to 1:30pm – Wildlife Acoustics – Turning Sound into Discovery
  • 12:30pm to 1:15pm – Conservation Affairs Committee Meeting
  • 3:00pm to 5:00pm – Sierra Nevada Red Fox Working Group
  • 3:30pm to 4:30pm – TWS-WS Members Town Hall Meeting
  • 3:30pm to 5:30pm – CA Bat Working Group Working Session
  • 4:30pm to 5:30pm – Professional Development Committee Meeting
  • 4:30pm to 5:30pm – Western Wildlife Journal Committee Meeting
  • 8:00pm to 9:30pm – TWS Chapter Meetings


  • 1:30pm to 3:00pm – Annual Meeting Planning Committee Wrap-Up Meeting, Invite Only