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Registration is Open!
Attendee registration is open for the 78th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference. Make plans now to join us in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 28-31, 2018. The theme of the meeting is "Strengthening Natural Resources Through Collaboration." Early-bird registration pricing is available now through December 15, 2017; click here to learn more.

This annual event will attract over 1,000 biologists and students from state, federal, and tribal natural resources agencies from the Midwest, Great Plains, Rocky Mountains and Canadian provinces. Highlights include: nearly 400 technical presentations, poster displays, plenary sessions, networking opportunities and social events.

Meetings and events affiliated with the Conference will be held at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, and the Wisconsin Center. The two buildings are located across the street from each other, connected by airwalk. Overnight accommodations are available at the Hilton at a discounted group rate if you make a reservation before January 5. Learn more.

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Attention Students!

Special Student Activities Planned for 2018 Conference.
The Conference Planning Committee has developed some special student-focused events to help you make the most of your experience at the 2018 Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference! Check out these featured events:
  • Wild Jobs Café: Be sure to stop by the Wild Jobs Café during the concurrent sessions on Monday and Tuesday. Interact with potential employers, meet students and professionals in your area of interest, and get expert advice to help advance your career. Workshops will also be offered on industry jobs, resume writing, interview skills, and selecting a grad school program!
  • Student Professional Mixer: Join us Monday evening for light hors d’oeuvres, free drinks, and conversation! This casual event will provide a unique opportunity for students to meet, ask questions, and network with fish and wildlife professionals from around the region.
Learn more about the student-focused events at this year's conference.
Conference Updates
Program Annoucements.
Plenary session details are now posted online! Review the plenary session schedule and read about the presenters here. Workshops, special symposia and related meetings have also recently been added to the schedule online. Review the complete schedule. Technical session details will be posted soon; please check back for updates.

Now Accepting Related Meeting Requests.
Deadline to submit: December 22, 2017.
Related meeting requests are now being accepted for committees and working groups, universities, organizations, agencies, and others interested in holding a meeting or social function in association with the 78th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference. Download the form.

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities Available. The Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference invites you to participate as an exhibitor and/or sponsor at the upcoming 2018 conference. As a sponsor you will receive varying levels of visibility at the conference, appropriate to the investment. Learn more about the opportunities available.
2018 Conference Hosts
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Thank you to our 2018 Conference sponsors!
Premier Vendor Sponsor
Wildlife Acoustics Logo
Muskellunge Level Sponsors
Archery Trade Association LogoBass Pro Shops Logo
Oregon RFID LogoUSDA APHIS Wildlife Services Logo
Wisconsin DNR LogoUniversity of Wisconsin – Steven’s Point LogoNational Shooting Sports Foundation Logo
White-tailed Deer Level Sponsors
Biomark LogoETS Electrofishing Systems Logo
North Central Division of the American Fisheries Society LogoNRA LogoRocky Mountain Elk Foundation Logo
Ruffed Grouse Society LogoWisconsin Flowgate and Culvert Logo
USGS Northcentral Climate Science Center Logo
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