More than 50 members and guests attended our 2015 Conference and Annual Meeting in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Speakers shared information on wildlife tracking, mapping, and ways to best make use of all the data that our fish and wildlife organizations collect.
Our Pre-Conference newsletter is now online, full of information about our upcoming conference which is less than two weeks away.
There is still time to register for what is shaping up to be a great conference. Included in the September newsletter is information about our OFWIM Candidates. Please VOTE, if you have not already done so.
The June newsletter is out, with news about our 2015 conference, registration details, and information on how to apply for a travel grant or a student research scholarship. You’ll also find an Introduction to SQL and an update on the FAA’s proposed rule on the use of drones.
Our spring newsletter is now available on the Publications page. Read about the FAA’s proposed rules on the use of unmanned aircraft, Travel Grants for OFWIM’s 2015 conference, and our collaborative work with the Information & Technology Section (FITS) of the American Fisheries Society.
Approximately 60 members and guests attended our annual meeting in Flagstaff, Arizona. Attendees shared more than 40 posters and technical presentations, and we had fine weather for field trips to natural and historic sites. Highlights included a keynote presentation by Dr. Michael Shafer on possible new ways of powering wildlife tracking devices, and a banquet and astronomy session at the Lowell Observatory where Pluto was discovered in 1930. More information…