WSCB Member Social on July 18th!

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Join us for a WSCB Member Social, on Monday, July 18th, 6:30 p.m. at the Old Fashioned (23 N. Pinckney St.). Take a break from the NACCB Conference to meet other conservation scientists, practitioners, undergrad and graduate students working in the field of conservation right here in Wisconsin. Hors d’oeuvres included (drinks on your own). We’ll be near the bar on the main floor. See you there!

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Field trip volunteers needed for NACCB!

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Show out-of-state conference attendees how much you love Wisconsin, by volunteering to chaperone one of the pre- and post-conference field trips! All trip costs (transportation, food, etc.) are covered by SCB.

Field trips include paddling the Lower Wisconsin River, visiting the International Crane Foundation and Aldo Leopold Foundation, attending Betty Lou’s Cruises on Lake Monona, birding on the Lakeshore Path, and more!

Interested? Complete the survey here by April 25th.

Call for NACCB abstracts now open!

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Submission of abstracts for oral, poster, and speed presentations is now open for the 2016 North America Congress for Conservation Biology, the theme of which is, Communicating Science for Conservation Action. The conference will be held in Madison, Wisconsin July 17-20, 2016.

Deadline: January 20, 2016

The scientific program will include plenary sessions, invited symposia, workshops, organized discussions, short courses, poster sessions, and concurrent sessions of contributed oral presentations and speed presentations.  Due to the high level of attendance expected at the meeting and, consequently, limited time and space for oral presentations; poster and speed presentations are strongly encouraged.

Criteria for selection

To increase the probability that your abstract will be accepted in your preferred presentation format, please consider the following criteria carefully:

  1. Scientific merit
  2. Application to conservation biology
  3. Clarity of presentation (e.g. abstract begins with a clear statement of an issue and ends with a substantive conclusion)

All presenting authors must register for the meeting by the early registration deadline of April 25, 2016.

For more information, visit scbnacongress.org.