Nevada Wildlife Society

The Wildlife Society was founded in 1937 and is an international non-profit scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education.

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Recent Articles

America's Wildlife Values and Animal Welfare

Wildlife Values are important. Everyone's voice should be heard. We need to use science to inform our discussions and our decisions. These are not easy tasks when put together, but it is the challenge our society faces today.

Brian Wakeling • 2020-01-12

Message from the President - 2019

Since this is the first newsletter published since I began my term as Kevin Shoemaker President of the Nevada Chapter of The Wildlife Society (in January 2019), I first want to take this opportunity to introduce myself.

Kevin Shoemaker • 2019-12-01

Dr. Perry Williams Joins UNR as Assistant Professor

Dr. Perry Williams recently joined the faculty in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science at the University of Nevada, Reno, and was kind enough to provide his biography to help us get to know him. Welcome to Nevada, Dr. Williams!

Perry Williams • 2019-12-01

Resiliency Through Diversity

Diverse ecosystems are more resilient to stress and disturbance when compared with homogeneous ecosystems. This basic principle of ecology, that diversity leads to strength within a system, should be applied to the wildlife profession.

Brian Wakeling • 2019-10-01


Meet the board members


Kevin Shoemaker

President Elect

Cody Schroeder

Past President

Brian Wakeling

Rep. to Western

Mitchell Gritts

Secretary & Treasurer

Derek Hall

Conservation Affairs

Jasmine Kleiber

Professional Development

Meghan Keating


Sonya Giroux

Student Chapter - UNR

Brianna Jones