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Call for Papers

The Program Committee is now accepting abstracts for oral presentations pertaining to the theme “Wolves in a Changing World.” Categories under this theme and suggested topics for oral presentations, include:

  • Distribution of Wolves Around the Globe
    • Regional status updates
    • Expanding distributions
    • Colonization areas
    • Where else can wolves live?
  • Wolf Ecology
    • Genetics and taxonomy updates
    • Parasites [endo and ecto]
    • Predator-Prey [Europe, Asia, North American]
    • Diseases
    • Behavior
    • Survival
  • Wolf-Human Interactions
    • Hunting and trapping
    • Habituation and bold behaviors
  • Management & Policy
    • Endangered Species Act
    • National Park Service [Isle Royale and elsewhere]
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [ex: red wolf, Mexican gray wolf, gray wolf]
    • Balancing management when both predator and prey are species at risk
    • Types of information relevant to administrators at the state/provincial/local levels
    • Climate change
  • Wildlands/Ecosystems
    • When are wild landscapes big enough?
    • Adapting to human-dominated landscapes
    • Energy development and wildlands
    • Island wolves
  • Wolf Conservation, Education and Outreach
    • Captive management
    • Education in shaping human perceptions
    • Education’s role in the future
    • Role of science vs. advocacy and efforts on wolf recovery
  • Emerging Research and Technologies
    • Emerging approaches in collecting wolf demographic parameters
    • Hair and whisker sampling
    • GPS technologies
    • Trail cams
  • Other

Individual presentations will consist of a 15-minute presentation followed by 5 minutes for questions.

All presenters must be registered as full-conference attendees in order to present at the 2018 International Wolf Symposium: Wolves in a Changing World.

        Oral Presentation Only

The deadline for submission of all oral abstracts is April 30, 2018. All applicants will be notified by June 15, 2018. If you have any questions contact Debbie Hinchcliffe at: debsymposium2018@aol.com.