Annual Meeting 2017 Draft





Our 2017 meeting will be held February 27th through March 3rd at the Blue Lake Casino in Arcata, California. This will be our first visit to The Golden State (and Southern region for that matter) since 2003 and we are looking to make it a good one!  If you are calling to reserve your room don’t forget to mention that you will be part of the “NW Vertebrate Biology conference” for a reduced room rate.


1st Call for Papers

(click on the red text to see the call for papers)

The Partners have  a number of proposed symposiums & workshops for the upcoming meeting including:

  • California North Coast Chapter TWS Symposium
  • NW PARC Symposium
  • White-nose Syndrome Workshop
  • Bat Acoustic Monitoring Workshop
  • Western Pond Turtle Workshop
  • MesoCarnivores of the NW
  • Impacts of illegal marijuana farms and wildlife

We are interested in hearing about your proposals for meeting partners, sessions, workshops, and other brilliant ideas to continue our legacy of informative and fun meetings! Please send an email to or on “our contact us” page with your thoughts or suggestions for the meeting as soon as possible as slots are filling quickly.

Last Meeting

Our 2016 joint meeting in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho was a big success. Click here for a full recap of the meeting including a summary of our awards for best posters and presentations, special member recognition, board election results and student scholarship recipient.

Meeting History and Archives

Our meeting history page is the place to review all of the locations we have held our meeting over the past 25(!) years, including all of our collaborators. From that page you can also download many of our past meeting programs which include all of our abstracts.