Washington Chapter

of The Wildlife Society

Calls and Guidelines

THEME: “Restoration Works! Restoration Success Stories in Wildlife Conservation

Call for Presentations - Deadline extended to January 26th! (updated January 11, 2024)

We are accepting Contributed Papers for a wide range of wildlife topics. 

We invite abstracts for presentations and posters on all wildlife research and management, habitat management, conservation programs and practices, and application of research findings to conservation and management practices, including both completed work and work in progress.  This year’s accepted abstracts will be published in the Fall issue of the journal Northwestern Naturalist following the meeting, the open access flagship publication for the Society for Northwest Vertebrate Biology!

We strongly encourage students to present posters or oral presentations!  All student presentations (full oral and poster) will be considered for “best presentation” and “best poster” awards.  


Contributed Paper Oral Presentations (Full Oral):  Maximum 20 minute presentation. Plan approximately 15-18 minutes for the presentation and 2-3 minutes to answer audience questions. PowerPoint presentations are encouraged but are not required.

Poster Presentations:  Topic is presented on a 4x4 foot or smaller poster. A formal poster session is provided for viewers and authors to ask and answer questions.

Abstracts for all oral presentations and posters must be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word documents by January 26, 2024.  Please follow abstract preparation instructions here.   

For more information on any of these submissions, please contact the 2024 JAM Steering Committee Chairs Miranda Reinson (vp.ictws@gmail.comor Michelle Kemner (michelle.kemner@idfg.idaho.gov)

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