Attend the Joint Annual Meeting (JAM)
of the Arizona and New Mexico Chapters of
The Wildlife Society and American Fisheries Society

The 51st Joint Annual Meeting will be held:

February 1-3, 2018

at the Little America Hotel*
2515 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004
*newly renovated venue!

 

> Read the Full Program Here <

 

Full Abstracts

Wildlife Oral Presentations | Wildlife Poster Presentations
Fisheries Oral Presentations | Fisheries Poster Presentations | Student Paper Contest Abstracts

 

Enter the Photo Contest and the iNaturalist.org Data Point Photo Contest

 


> Register online here <

NOTE: There is still space available for the following Thursday workshops – register for them soon!
*Survey 123: Data Collection Using Mobile Devices 
*Venomous Reptile Ecology and Safe Handling

(JAM conference registration not required to attend workshops)


 

PLENARY SESSION

Advocating for Conservation

Learn from this talented collection of professionals about how you can have a voice in policy making and management decisions that affect conservation issues in the current political environment.

 

Featured Speakers:

Sharon Buccino, Director, Land & Wildlife Program – Natural Resource Defense Council
Amanda A. Reeve, Environmental and Regulatory Policy Advisor – Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Jennifer Rokala, Executive Director, Center for Western Priorities
Land Tawney, President/CEO, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers

The Plenary Session is included with conference registration and is also open to the general public for an entry fee of $25. Sign up at the door or through online registration.


PLENARY SESSION AGENDA
Friday February 2, 2018 at 8:00 am – 11:30 am

8:30 am – Opening Remarks, Dr. Paul Beier, Ph.D., Regents’ Professor, NAU; Plenary Rules, Jon Hanna
8:40 amThe do’s and don’ts for state employees, Jim Odenkirk, Assistant Attorney General, AZGFD
8:45 am – The do’s and don’ts for federal employees, Steve Hattenbach, Regional Director, USFS Region 3
8:50 am – Advocacy with Sharon Buccino, Director, Land & Wildlife program, Natural Resource Defense Council
9:20 am – Politics with Amanda A. Reeve, Environmental and Regulatory Policy Advisor, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Phoenix, AZ
9:50 am – BREAK
10:05 am – Advocacy with Jennifer Rokala, Executive Director, Center for Western Priorities
10:35 am – Sportsmen’s Perspective with Land Tawney, President/CEO, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers
11:05 amOpen Panel, Jon Hanna as Moderator

 

PDFs: Plenary Speaker Bios | Agenda | Outreach Flyer 

Plenary Contact: Jon Hanna at moremuledeer@gmail.com


 

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