About Us

The Kansas State University Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society is about providing students interested in biological sciences, whether it is wildlife, fisheries, herpetology, entemology, botany, conservation, or management, with the skills to be successful. As a part of The Wildlife Society, you can expect to:

Meet and network with professionals

Get HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

Build your resume

Discover job opportunites

Meet others who also have a passion for the outdoors



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Events

FLOAT TRIP!!!! Sep 16th-17th, 2017
Winter Expo & Activities Carnival: Jan 18th, 2018
STEM Family Fun Night: Feb 8th, 2018
Cheyenne Bottoms Field Trip: March 3, 2018 7AM - 6PM

K-State Open House: April 7th, 8:40AM - 3:00PM
Topeka Zoo Earth Day Celebration: April 21st, 2018 9AM - 3PM
Earth Day: Apr 22nd, 2018
Wildlife Habitat Education Program: April 25th, 2018
Bison Tour Trip: April 29th, 2018 5PM - 7PM
Fort Riley Herpetological Count: May 10th, 2018 7AM - 4PM


Conferences
National The Wildlife Society Conference: Sep 23rd-27th, 2017
Wildlife/Natural Resources Career Meet Up: Nov. 9th, 2017
Kansas Natural Resource Conference: Feb 8th, 2018
CMPS NETWS Conference: Feb 28th - March 2nd, 2018
Iowa Wildlife Society Conference: March 23rd-25th


Fundraisers
Freddy's: March 27th, 2018 5PM - 9PM
Fuzzy's Taco Shop: April 3rd, 2018 5PM - 10PM
Plant Sale: April 5-6, 2018 11AM - 3PM

Workshops
Field Skills Workshop: Nov. 4th, 2017
Scientific Literature Workshop: Oct. 10th, 2017
Priaire Chicken Workshop: April 6th-8th, 2018
Resume Writing Workshop: April 10th, 2018 6PM - 7PM
Hunter Safety: Sep. 21-22nd, 2018

Bonfires!!!!
Pot 2: March 9, 2018 5:30PM

Wildlife Society Annual Banquet
Konza Prairie Meeting Hall: April 14th, 2018 6PM - 9PM


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Club Meetings
Every other Tuesday
6:00-7:00 PM
Ackert 231


Jan 23rd
First Meeting of the Spring Semester:
Introduction to The Wildlife Society. Graduate students present their research & possible job opportunities

Feb 6th
Guest Speaker: Charlie Lee - K-State Research & Extension Wildlife Specialist
 
Feb 20th
Guest Speakers: Alan Tajchman & Kyleen Kelly - National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

  March 6th
Guest Speaker: J.T. Layne - Stantec Consulting Wildlife/Bat Biologist

March 27th
Guest Speaker: Jenny Muller - The Nature Conservance Director of Operation (KS)

Apr 10th
Ashley Motley: Resume Writing Workshop

Apr 24th
Outdoor Games Fun, Food, Potluck



 Yearly dues are $10.00. This cost goes towards guest speakers and conferences or activities that the Chapter attends or hosts.
Officers

Feel free to contact any of us, any time with questions, suggestions, and anything else!


President
Rachel McNemee
remcnemee@ksu.edu
 

V-President of Wildlife
Blair Pfeifer
blair45@ksu.edu
 

V-President of Fisheries
Blair Pfeifer
blair45@ksu.edu

Secretary
Samantha Volkman
sjvolkman@ksu.edu

Treasurer
Lia Welti
lwelti@ksu.edu

Recruitment
Darrien Savage
dsavage@ksu.edu



Last Updated 13 March, 2018

Advisors


Faculty
Dr. David Haukos
Associate Professor
Office: 205 Leasure Hall
(785) 532-0670
dhaukos@ksu.edu



Graduate 
Monica Shaffer
Office: 106 Bushnell Hall
(316) 204-6431
        mshaffer@ksu.edu