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16th South Texas Wildlife Conference

16th South Texas Wildlife Conference

Please join us for the 16th South Texas Wildlife Conference hosted by Texas Wildlife Association, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Center (located inside the Tio & Janell Kleberg Wildlife Research Park) in Kingsville, Texas (map). Lunch will be provided.


7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Coffee & Pastries, Conference Registration

8:30 - 8:40 a.m. Welcome

Session I: Technology in Habitat Management

8:40 - 9:00 a.m. Apps in the Pasture, Lori Hazel, Water Resources Forester, Texas A&M Forest Service

9:00 - 9:20 a.m. GIS, Drones, and Habitat Management, Humberto Perotto, Research Scientist, CKWRI

9:20 - 9:40 a.m. Drones: Rules, Rights, and Responsibilities, Megan Clayton, Resource Specialist, AgriLife Extension

9:40 - 10:00 a.m. Break

10:00 - 10:20 a.m. i-Naturalist, Tania Homayoun, Texas Nature Trackers Biologist, TPWD

10:20 - 10:40 a.m. Photography in Wildlife and Habitat Management

10:40 - 11:00 a.m. Landowner Perspective on Use of Technology, Loy Sneary, Private Landowner, Sneary Ranch

11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion on Technology in Habitat Management

11:45 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

Session II: Technology in Wildlife Management

1:00 - 1:20 p.m. Apps in the Skinning Shed and Helicopter, Ruben Cantu, Certified Wildlife Biologist, Business Owner

1:20 - 1:40 p.m. Drones and Wildlife Surveys, Randy DeYoung, Research Scientist, CKWRI

1:40 - 2:00 p.m. Camera Surveys for Wildlife, Matthew Reidy, Regulatory Wildlife Biologist, TPWD

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Break

2:30 - 2:50 p.m. Technology in Wildlife Research: The Big Picture, Bart Ballard, Research Scientist, CKWRI

2:50 - 3:15 p.m. Landowner Perspective on Use of Technology, Aaron Foley, Research Scientist, CKWRI and representative from King Ranch Inc.

3:15 - 4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion on Technology in Wildlife Management

4:00 p.m. Adjourn 

To download and mail in your registration form, click here.



Friday, September 7, 2018 - 8:00am
Peaceful Forest