14th Wildlife Damage Management Conference
April 18-21, 2011
Lied Lodge & Conference Center
Nebraska City, NE
|Sponsored by the Wildlife Damage Management Working Group of the Wildlife Society|
Invitation to Attend and Participate
Please let us extend to you a cordial invitation to attend and participate in the 14th Wildlife Damage Management Conference in beautiful Nebraska City, NE.
This conference, now guided by The Wildlife Society, is the descendant of the former Great Plains Wildlife Damage Control Workshop (1973) and the Eastern Wildlife Damage Management Conference (1983) and will be held in the spring of odd-numbered years.
Who Should Attend?
In the past, conference participants have varied greatly in both experiences and professions. Different as they may seem, they all are brought together for a common goal of finding solutions to human-wildlife conflicts.
Past participants have included….
Animal Control Personnel
Extension Specialists and Agents
Natural Resource Managers
Public Health Biologists
State and Federal Wildlife Mangers
Structural Pest Control Operators
Wildlife Control Operators
Topic sessions will include the following subjects…
- Human Dimensions of Wildlife Damage Management
- Feral Swine
- Large Carnivores
- Wildlife Diseases
- Invasive Diseases
- Bird Airstrikes
- Urban Coyotes
The Wildlife Society is also offering certification credits for attendees, and many techniques and research results will be presented.
Call for Abstracts
We hope to have a record-setting WDM Conference this year, but we need your help!
Manuscripts or posters are not limited to the subjects listed above. Other submissions on contemporary wildlife damage management topics will be gladly accepted and reviewed also.
On a single page, submit a presentation title, author’s name(s), and affiliation(s) followed by a single-paragraph Abstract/Summary . Following the abstract, identify the contact person by name, mailing address, telephone, and email address. Please indicate if this is a student presentation. Your presentation may describe work currently in progress.
Format the page as follows:
- Software: MS Word
- Margins: 1” all around
- Font: Times New Roman, 12 pt.
- Spacing: Single
- Justification: Left
- Word Limit: 300
Please email your submission to the address below as an attachment to an email message. The subject line should read, “2011 WDM Abstract.”
Email Abstract to:
Univ. of Missouri
Phone (573) 882-4337
You will be asked to submit a manuscript for the Conference Proceedings, and your presentation should not have been published elsewhere.
Poster presentations are encouraged, particularly from graduate and undergraduate students. If you wish to submit a poster for the Conference, please submit an Abstract/Summary as indicated previously and request the guidelines for poster preparation.
A limited number of scholarships will be available for students and agency employees.
For details contact:
Scott Hygnstrom Shygnstrom1@unl.edu
Space will be available at the Conference site for the exhibition of commercial producs and services. If you are a potential exhibitor and wish for more information, contact:
Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln
414 Hardin Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0974
We’ll be taking an all-day field trip to the Offutt Air Force Base, Fontenelle Forest & Henry Doorly Zoo to see and discuss issues of wildlife damage management on Monday the 18th. Limit 50.
Registration Deadline Date April 3, 2011: A background check will be required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Monday: April 18, 2011
Morning: Field Trip
Evening: Welcome Reception
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Morning: Opening Plenary Session
Afternoon: Special Topics
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Morning: Concurrent Sessions
Afternoon: Urban Coyotes
Evening: Conference Banquet and Speaker
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Urban Coyote Damage Management Workshop
Workshop-Urban Coyote Management
We will host an all-day workshop that addresses hands-on techniques for dealing with urban coyotes, including habitat modification, trapping, shooting, public relations , and the press.
Limit: 40 People.
Contact email@example.com for details.
Abstracts due February 15, 2011
Paper acceptance notice on or around February 28, 2011
Hotel Registrations due March 28, 2011. Hotel 800-546-5433 “Wildlife Damage Management Working Group.”
Conference registration Deadline April 3, 2011.
Conference Registration Online 402-472-3471 MC/Visa accepted.
Student and one-day registrations available.
For more information visit our website. Registration details will be available soon.