Florida Chapter of The Wildlife Society

2017 Spring Meeting

5-7 April 2017

Orlando Hilton Garden Inn – SeaWorld




AGENDA (times and content subject to change)


Wednesday, April 5

10:30am          Fieldtrip - Behind the Scenes at SeaWorld

11:00am          Registration, Poster setup

Noon               Lunch on your own

1:00pm            Symposium. Advancing Wildlife Research: Case Studies

3:30pm            Break

4:00pm            Business Meeting (all encouraged to attend—Prizes!!)

5:30pm            Networking Social / Raffle


Thursday, April 6

7:15am            Student-Mentor Breakfast or breakfast on your own

8:30am            Plenary Session. New Techniques in Wildlife Research & Management

10:00am          Break / Natural History Quiz Contest

10:30am          Concurrent Sessions (Student Papers)

Noon              Lunch on your own

1:30pm            Concurrent Sessions (Student Papers, Technical Papers)

3:00pm            Break / Natural History Quiz Contest

3:30pm            Concurrent Sessions (Technical Papers)

5:30pm            Poster Session Social / Silent Auction

7:00pm            Banquet and Awards Ceremony


Friday, April 7

7:00am            Breakfast on your own

8:30am            Workshop on Analyzing Animal Movement Data

8:00am            Fieldtrip – Airboat tour of Lake Toho (Kissimmee) Management

8:00am            Fieldtrip – Fire Ecology of Shingle Creek Conservation Lands

Noon              Adjourn