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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Up and coming...

Events

Jan 26-27th: Kansas Natural Resources Conference
FLOAT TRIP!!!!  *April- Exact date TBA*
BONFIRES!!!! *Dates TBA*

Fundraisers
Jan 30th: Pizza Ranch 5-8pm
Feb 7th: Freddie's
Feb 26th: Goodcents 4-9pm ***MUST SAY YOU ARE WITH THE WILDLIFE SOCIETY***
Mar 7th: Chick-fil-a 5:30-7:30pm
Apr 5th: Goodcents 4-9pm ***MUST SAY YOU ARE WITH THE WILDLIFE SOCIETY***

Workshops
***Exact dates TBA***
Weekend IDing - Last Saturday of the month (unless announced otherwise)
  • FEBRUARY: Birding at Konza
  • MARCH: Trees at KSU Campus
  • APRIL: Grasses and forbes at Konza with Dr. Hartnett
  • Other locations: Linear trail, Tuttle Lake, Pilsbury
Compass/GPS/Map Skills - beginning of March
Trailer hitching
Bird banding/Bird IDing



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Club Meetings
Every other Tuesday
6:30-7:30 PM
Ackert 231


Jan 24th
First Meeting of the Spring Semester
Graduate students and field technicians will share their experiences and advice

Feb 7th
Guest Speaker: Representative from NEON (National Ecological Observatory Network)
 
Feb 21st
Presentation: Why leadership is important

  Mar 7th
Guest Speaker: Jessica Mounts- employee of Kansas Alliance for Wetlands and Streams

Mar 28th
Elections for next year's officer positions

Apr 11th
Guest Speaker: Ed Dillinger - Bison Rancher

Apr 25th
Guest Speaker: TBA

 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
Caroline Skidmore
carolineskidmore@ksu.edu

V-President of Wildlife
Justin Leon
justin44@ksu.edu

V-President of Fisheries
Richard Rogers
rrogers1221@yahoo.com

Secretary
Shannon Dickson
shannonebd@ksu.edu

Treasurer
Monica Shaffer
mshaffer871@gmail.com

Recruitment
Michaela Gustafson
mlgustaf@ksu.edu



Last Updated 23 January, 2017

Advisors


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



Graduate 
Bram Verheijen
Office: 423 Ackert Hall
(785) 410-9998
        bramverheijen@ksu.edu