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WILDLIFE SOCIETY INC's Fundraiser:

Professional-Development Program for Native American Students

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THE STORY:

Want to support a world where wildlife and humans co-exist with the best science and indigenous knowledge administered by diverse wildlife professionals? Then donate to the Professional-Development Program for Native American Students!

How does your money help?

The Wildlife Society (TWS) is a scientific organization for professionals who manage and conserve wildlife and habitats. Unfortunately the current wildlife profession is not as ethnically or culturally diverse as the wildlife and habitats its committed to managing and conserving. To help diversify and grow the wildlife professional community and meet the nation’s conservation challenges TWS has started the Professional-Development Program for Native American Students.

The Native American community has enormous potential to enrich diversity within the wildlife profession. Tribal lands are important to a national strategy for fish and wildlife conservation, and Native American students are showing a growing interest in pursuing careers in wildlife. TWS has an active Native People’s Wildlife Management Working Group composed of wildlife professionals and students, tribal and non-tribal, who recognize native people’s cultural, spiritual, and biological connections to the land.

The Professional-Development Program for Native American Students would provide eligible Native American undergraduate and graduate wildlife and biology students… (with,... wait for it)
• Travel grants and registration to attend The Wildlife Society Annual Conference
• One-year membership to The Wildlife Society
• Membership in the Native People’s Wildlife Management Working Group
• Access to TWS Online Mentor System and discounts on TWS peer-reviewed publications such as the Journal of Wildlife Management and the Wildlife Society Bulletin.

The Wildlife Society Annual Conference is the LARGEST gathering of wildlife professionals on the North American continent! Getting to meet with and discuss the most current methods to study and manage wildlife with the authors of articles you’ve studied, heroes who have championed new methods or who have worked with your favorite wildlife species can be super exciting! And we all know how important networking is! Help Student, Professional and wildlife diversity with your donation today!

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