The Wildlife Society Conclave

2025 Dates Coming Soon!

The Wildlife Society (TWS) Purdue Student Chapter sponsored the 2024 North Central Section Conclave. The TWS event brings guest speakers, hands-on workshops, and friendly competition between student chapters.

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The Wildlife Society (TWS) Purdue Student Chapter
Celia Parton, TWS President

Liz Flaherty, Faculty Advisor
Associate Department Head and Professor of Wildlife Ecology
Department of Forestry & Natural Resources

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Dr. Pat Zollner, Garrison Sickbert, Lucas Wilson, captain Alex Dudley, Anne Talbot and Dr. Elizabeth Flaherty posed with The Wildlife Society Quiz Bowl Champions plaque and their first place prize, a painting of a viceroy, Kentucky's state butterfly.
Purdue TWS Wins 2023 Quiz Bowl Title

The Purdue Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society won the 2023 Quiz Bowl title at The Wildlife...

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Pacific walrus group hauled-out on sea ice in the Chukchi Sea.
FNR Field Report: Alumni Amanda Herbert, Bill Beatty Research Pacific Walruses in Alaska

Bill Beatty, a 2012 PhD alumnus and current research wildlife biologist for the U.S. Geological...

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A view of Clingmans Dome in North Carolina
FNR Field Report: Lucas Wilson

Lucas Wilson, a senior wildlife major from Batesville, Indiana, worked as a breeding bird atlas...

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Alex Dudley with a poster from the student chapter of The Wildlife Society; Dudley holds a turtle; Dudley with friends in a wooded area near water
Meet FNR Outstanding Junior Alex Dudley

Meet Outstanding Junior Alex Dudley, a forestry and wildlife double major and a Purdue Honors...

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2022-23 FNR Outstanding Sophomore Allie Johnson holds a net in a wetland area
Meet FNR Outstanding Sophomore Allie Johnson

Meet FNR Outstanding Sophomore Alyssa “Allie” Johnson. Johnson is a wildlife major, a...

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Freshman wildlife major Alex Early
Meet FNR Outstanding Freshman Alex Early

Wildlife major Alex Early, a freshman representative on the FNR Student Council and a member of...

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