“The Western Society of Naturalists believes that Black lives matter and we are inspired by those who are using their time, energy, and wallets to affect positive change. As a society, we have an obligation to speak out when we see inequities and injustices. To our Black colleagues, students, teachers, and friends – we are […]
Dear WSN meeting attendees, The meeting is almost here! Below are a few reminders, instructions for presenters, and information about various events sponsored by the Student Committee. PRESENTERS SHOULD READ THIS EMAIL CAREFULLY FOR FORMAT AND UPLOADING INSTRUCTIONS. The meeting program and additional information about instructions, refund policies, etc. can be found at www.wsn-online.org under […]
Call for Student Committee Self-Nominations
We are currently soliciting self-nominations from our student membership to join the Student Committee for our 2020 and 2021 annual meetings. We have three positions to fill this year, replacing three outgoing members. To self-nominate, please complete the self-nomination form by September 27, 2019. Appointees will be notified by October 14, 2019. Purpose: The Student […]
2019 WSN Newsletter is now online!
Call for nominations for the Student Committee
Calling all students! The Student Committee is soliciting self-nominations from the membership to join the Student Committee for the 2019 and 2020 meetings. To self-nominate, please complete the Self-nomination survey by September 30, 2018. Appointees will be notified by October 19, 2018. Purpose: The Student Committee (SC) supports conference success. We work […]
Call for nominations for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusio...
Dear WSN Members: The Secretariat is soliciting self-nominations from the membership for the inaugural Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC). The text of the constitutional article describing the role of the DEIC and the resolution adopted to promote WSN’s diversity, equity, and inclusivity are included below. The first DEIC will develop a mission statement. Note […]
2018 WSN Newsletter is now online!
2017 Award Winners
2017 WSN AWARD WINNERS Best Student Papers RAFE SAGARIN AWARD for OBSERVATIONAL ECOLOGY Winner: Brenton T. Spies (UCLA) STATUS, HABITAT IMPACTS, AND METAPOPULATION MANAGEMENT OF THE ENDANGERED TIDEWATER GOBY (EUCYCLOGOBIUS NEWBERRYI) Honorable Mention: Melissa Ward (UC Davis/SDSU) A SYNTHESIS OF CARBON SERVICES IN CALIFORNIA SEAGRASS BEDS ORGANISMAL/POPULATION BIOLOGY Winner: Jordan […]
2017 WSN Newsletter is now online!
2016 Award Winners
Best Student Papers RAFE SAGARIN AWARD FOR OBSERVATIONAL ECOLOGY Winner: Dana Morton (UC Santa Barbara) PARASITE DIVERSITY AND NICHE OVERLAP OF COMMON KELP FOREST SURFPERCHES (EMBIOTOCIDAE) Honorable Mention: Madison Heard (CSU Monterey Bay) EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE LARVAL DEVELOPMENT OF HALIOTIS RUFESCENS ORGANISMAL/POPULATION BIOLOGY Winner: Joseph Curtis (University of South […]