Washington Chapter

of The Wildlife Society

Welcome to The Washington Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Our mission is to enhance the ability of wildlife professionals to conserve diversity, sustain productivity, and ensure responsible use of wildlife resources for the benefit of society.  The Washington Chapter encourages research and professional growth through grants, workshops, annual meetings, and scholarships.


    Congratulations to our newly-elected* 2022 board members! And a huge thank you to out-going Past President Lisa Dowling for her incredible service to WA-TWS!!

    • Past President: Sara Hansen
    • President: Matt Wilson
    • President Elect: Alex Pavlinovic*
    • Vice President: George Ritchotte*
    • Secretary: Candace Bennett*
    • Board Member 1: Merci Clinton
    • Board Member 2: Kristina Ernest*
    • Board Member 3: Jen Syrowitz*

    Congratulations to our 2022 grant, scholarship, and award recipients!

    WA Wildlife Webinar Series

    • Check out our new Webinar Series page for the current lineup and to register

    More chapter news and links to our newsletters can be found on our News Page!


    To become a WA-TWS member or renew your membership, check out our Membership Page!

    Annual Meeting

    Want to meet other wildlife biologists and natural resource professionals?  Come to one of our annual meetings!  Annual meetings are held in late winter or spring each year.  For more information about upcoming and past meetings, visit our Annual Meeting Page.

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