R Workshop: Introduction to R and population genetic monitoring
Nov
20
6:00 PM18:00

R Workshop: Introduction to R and population genetic monitoring

  • University of Manitoba (115 Machray Hall) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop is full!

Space is limited

Come join us at our R workshop: Introduction to R and population genetic modelling with Dr. Colin Garroway. Dr. Garroway is a professor at the University of Manitoba in the Department of Biological Sciences. This 2-hour workshop will include interactive instruction and guided exercises using real life data on fisher populations. Participants will have access to desktop computers but are also permitted to bring their own laptop. If using their own laptops, participants should have the most recent versions of R and R Studio installed prior to the workshop.t

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TWS Annual Fall Mixer
Nov
1
to Nov 2

TWS Annual Fall Mixer

Come connect with TWS: Manitoba Chapter at our Annual Fall Mixer!

Snacks, presentations, cash bar, and 50/50 will be offered.

This event is open to both members and non-members! Registration will be available for those interested.

Presentations include:

Megan Dudenhoeffer

Megan is an MSc student at the University of Manitoba, where she researches Arctic fox diet and population dynamics near Churchill, Manitoba, using fecal DNA. Megan is the recipient of the 2018 Richard C. Goulden Memorial award.

Dr. Merlin Shoesmith

Dr. Merlin Shoesmith is an honorary member of The Wildlife Society Canadian Section and Manitoba Chapter. He has had an extensive career with Manitoba Conservation, including serving as the Assistant Deputy Minister of Resource Programs for 10 years. He was a professor at the University of Manitoba, teaching courses in Ecosystem Management and Biogeography at the graduate level from 2001-2007. His outstanding contributions to Wildlife in Manitoba has earned him several prestigious awards, including the Bring it Home to Winnipeg Award, Jim McDonough Award, Annual Outreach Award, COSEWIC Service Award and Conservationist of the Year Award.

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Student Discussion Night: Chronic Wasting Disease
Oct
22
5:00 PM17:00

Student Discussion Night: Chronic Wasting Disease

Come join The Wildlife Society on Monday October 22nd from 5:00-6:00 for a Student Discussion Night! Learn about TWS, who we are, what we do and how we benefit you as a student! It’ll begin with a presentation on background information of Chronic Wasting Disease and the impacts it has particularly in Manitoba. Afterwards, everyone will be divided into groups to answer a serious of discussion questions on the topic.


This event is open to both members and non-members of TWS; we encourage the attendance of any students hoping to pursue wildlife in their area of study!

Pizza will be provided on behalf of Clayton H. Riddell Co-op Program!

We hope to see you there!

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2017 Fall Mixer
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

2017 Fall Mixer

Date: November 9th, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Location: The Hub Social Club (3rdFloor University Center, U of M,

Fort Gary Campus, 66 Chancellors Cir, Winnipeg)

 

Join the Wildlife Society Manitoba Chapter for their annual Fall Mixer!

The evening will consist of presentations, an ice-breaker, 50/50, cash-bar, and more!

 

Chloe Rodriguez will be presenting ‘Red and Arctic fox sea ice use and dynamic interactions at the edge of the Arctic’

 

Dr. Colin Garrowaywill be presenting ‘Surviving in Academia’

 

Open to members and non-members!

Member registration will be available.

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Forum on Chronic Wasting Disease
Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

Forum on Chronic Wasting Disease

The Wildlife Society, Manitoba Chapter has partnered with the Manitoba Wildlife Federation to promote a public forum on Chronic Wasting Disease.

Darrel Rowledge – Director, Alliance for Public Wildlife, will be presenting, followed by a question and answer session.

The forum takes place:

November 02, 2017
7:00PM
Room 223, Wallace Building
University of Manitoba

To learn more about this event, and Chronic Wasting Disease, see the MWF's press release:

https://mwf.mb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Oct20_2017_CWD_news_release-ver2.pdf

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Northern Saw-whet Owl Banding
Oct
20
to Oct 21

Northern Saw-whet Owl Banding

Watch Northern Saw-whet Owls be banded in Winnipeg!

Outdoor event: Wear comfortable footwear and layers. Bring a lawn chair, flashlight or headlamp!

Weather dependent: If raining, snowing heavily, or very windy the event will be rescheduled.

Date: October 20th or 21st (weather depending)

Time: 6:30 PM until 10:30 PM

Location: To Be Determined (in Winnipeg)

Cost: Free to members

Workshop is now full! Please email tws.manitoba.chapter@gmail.com to be placed on a waiting list.

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Wolf & Carnivore Conference Bus Charter
Oct
17
to Oct 20

Wolf & Carnivore Conference Bus Charter

The Wildlife Society, Manitoba Chapter is organizing private coach transport to the Conference in Thompson, Manitoba in October 2017

Travel Dates:

  • October 17th - depart from Winnipeg James Richardson International Airport - 12 p.m., arrive in Thompson ~8 p.m.

  • October 20th - depart from Thompson at 8 a.m., arrive in Winnipeg ~4:00 p.m.

Cost:

  • TWS Manitoba Chapter members = $175 round trip

  • Non-members = $200 round trip

Deadline:

  • Registration closes October 1st

  • Minimum 30 persons must register or the bus will be cancelled. Those registered will be notified and reimbursed.

Due to lack of interest, the Charter will not be running. Feel free email tws.manitoba.chapter@gmail.com, or visit our Facebook page if you're interested in being connected with someone to carpool with!

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