You can't conserve what you haven't got.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas


We are the Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society. Click below to find out more about who we are and what we do!


March 18, 2024

Thank you for attending the 2024 Utah TWS Annual Meeting! 

We will share some pictures of the meeting in the spring newsletter, as well as the award winners for the photo contest. Please fill out a quick survey regarding the meeting (takes less than one minute) 


We raised over $7,000 for student scholarships!  Students, please consider applying for the UT TWS grants-in-aid, which offers scholarships to students performing wildlife research. Applications can be sent to by Friday, March 29, 2024.

Award Winners

- Student poster, Mallory Hinton (BYU)

- Non-student poster, Jens Ammon (Sageland Collaborative)

- Student oral presentation, Madison Huie (BYU)

- Non-student oral presentation, Ginger Stout (UDWR)

Elected Board Members:

- President-elect, Sydney Lamb (UDWR)

- Secretary, Jordan Herman (Hawkwatch International)

- Even-year board member, Rusty Robinson (UDWR)

- Treasurer, Ron Steiner (UDOT)

January 15, 2024

Registration is NOW OPEN! 

Please see our updated conference page for a link to the registration page and more information!

Note from the board: We have extended the Abstract Submission deadline until January 22, 2024  for the 2024 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society!

Looking forward to seeing you in Kanab, Utah!

November 17, 2023

Fall Newsletter has just dropped! 🍂🍃 View Newsletter Here!

We are now inviting submissions for Workshops, and Abstracts for the 2024 Annual Meeting of the Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society. This meeting will take place March 13-15 in Kanab, Utah at The Kanab Center. The theme of this years meeting is:  Partnerships: managing wildlife better togetherVisit our updated conference website for more information!

Registration opens January 1, 2024 - Link will be posted to and mailed to our current list

2023 UTTWS Fall Newsletter.pdf

Sept 25, 2023

The Utah Chapter of the Wildlife Society is excited to announce that we've been hard at work planning the 2024 Annual Meeting.  Mark your calendars! 

Join us March 13-15 in beautiful Kanab, Utah

This years meeting theme is:


Managing Wildlife Better Together

Registration information and other meeting details will be updated on our website soon.

Have questions?  Contacts us: 

June 12, 2023

Reminder to sign up for this upcoming webinar:

The Role and Relevance of Wildlife Damage Management for Wildlife Students and Professionals 

When: Jun 29, 2023 02:00 PM Eastern Time (12 pm MST)

Link to webinar registration:

Sign up for the Wildlife Society Wildlife Damage Management Working Group’s first webinar ever! WDMWG Board Member Jon Cepek and WDMWG Past-Chair Travis DeVault (CWB®) will introduce the field of wildlife damage management and explain its relevance through several examples of research and management projects they have experienced during their combined 50+ years working to understand and resolve human-wildlife conflicts by partnering with federal, state, and local agencies and universities. *Webinars will be recorded an posted to in the weeks following the event.* 

To see more information about this event visit the announcement on

To view recordings and content from past webinars visit:

May 15, 2023

Register for the

International Urban Wildlife Conference  

International Urban Wildlife Conference

June 4 - 7, 2023

Hamilton Hotel, Washington DC

See the full conference program here:


There's still time to register!


Our discounted hotel block ends on Friday so act soon!

Please contact Maureen Murray ( with any questions.

May 15, 2023

Last Week to Apply for 2023 Grants-in-Aid! 

There were some technical difficulties with the grants-in-aid application submissions, so we have decided to reopen the applications until Friday, May 19th.  Please view the application instructions on our website and send your application to by the deadline. 

Note to applicants: If you previously applied, please resubmit an application. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for understanding!

To learn more visit

May 11, 2023

The Utah Chapter of The Wildlife Society 2023 Spring newsletter, and the Central Mountains & Plains Section 2023 Spring newsletter are now avaliable online.

Click here to visit the Newsletter Archive 

2023 TWS Spring Newsletter.pdf

May 11, 2023

CMPS is seeking candidates to fill the President-elect position and two Member At-large positions (see below for position descriptions). All positions are 2-year terms. Nominations are due by June 1, 2023. 

If you are interested in running for a position, please contact Carl Bowden (

Please strongly consider serving at the Section level for TWS.

More information on the responsibilities of CMPS Board positions and committees can be found in the CMPS bylaws:

Fore More information visit:


Our mission includes encouraging and supporting effective wildlife management in Utah by enabling wildlife professionals to sustain wildlife populations and habitats through science-based management and conservation. The Chapter aims to provide funding for various projects through its grant program. Learn more about grants-in-aid and scholarship opportunities below.