Annual Meeting 2017


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Important Dates:

February 3rd, 2017 (11:59 PST) Abstract submissions due
Jan. 15th, 2017 – Applications for SNVB annual student scholarship due
Feb 12th, 2017(or until filled, whichever is sooner) Discounted hotel group reservation rate ends   (Use code “NW Vertebrate Biology conference” for a reduced room rate of $85/night.)
Feb 12th, 2017Early registration rates end

 Meeting Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, Feb. 28th:

AM:Welcome and Plenary Session (~9:00 12:00)
NOON – 1PM: Lunch (on your own)
Afternoon: Workshop #1: Western Pond Turtles;  Marijuana and Wildlife Session, Concurrent Oral Presentations

Evening:  Poster Session;

Wednesday, March 1st

ALL DAY:  NW PARC Symposium: “Top Ten Amphibian Research & Amphibian Conservation Priorities: USA and Canada”
Morning: Workshop #2: White Nose Syndrome; Concurrent Oral Presentations
NOON: SNVB Member Luncheon (Lunch provided for SNVB members)
Afternoon: Concurrent Oral Presentations, Ignite! (5 minute talks), Bat contributed papers session; Workshop #3: Acoustic Bat Monitoring (~14:00 – 17:30)
Evening: SNVB Board Meeting;  SNVB Social @ Mad River Brewery (until 9pm); Workshop #3: Bat Acoustic Monitoring field component-ends at Mad River Brewery ~19:30

Thursday, March 2nd

Morning:Workshop #4:Building a Better Presentation; Concurrent Oral Presentations;  CDFW Region 1 Amphibian Working Group Meeting; Concurrent Oral Presentations continued
NOON – 1PM: Lunch (on your own)
Afternoon: …Mesocarnivores, General Herpetology, Concurrent Oral Presentations continued
Evening: Banquet, Silent Auction, Raffle, Photo Contest & Awards

Friday, March 3rd

10:00AM – Trip #1: North Coast Herpetofauna (possibly pond turtles, salamanders, and rattlesnakes!)
10:00AM – Trip #2: Birding on the North Coast