The Purdue Wildlife Society Working Groups
Working Groups within the Purdue student chapter of The Wildlife Society are aimed at providing a focused leadership to deliver professional content to devoted members of the Purdue TWS membership.
The Herpetology Working Group is a subset of the Purdue TWS chapter that serves to educate and engage the membership in activities related to the evolving front of herpetology. Contact Seth LaGrange for further details about this working group. The most recent Herpetology Working Group Newsletters can be found here
The Mammalogy working group entails a group of students who are especially interested in mammals. They often try to make it to the field to do such things as trapping small mammals. Contact Chrissie Bienz for further details.
The Specimen Preparation Working Group is for anyone who is interested in working with specimens bound for museums, classrooms, or the homes of specimen enthusiasts. Contact Jessica Rodkey for information.
The Natural Resource Exploration Working Group is aimed at providing opportunities for members to to get outdoors and away from campus. Hiking, camping, and day trips are all possible activities. Contact Dustin Brewer in order to get involved with this exciting new group.
The Photography Working Group is a good way for those who enjoy photography to meet others with the same interests and share pictures that they have take. Contact John Moore to learn more about this exciting new group.
The Purdue TWS Bird Working Group is a committee of students who enjoy birdwatching, and bird conservation. Their role is to provide research and learning opportunities for the Purdue TWS membership through speakers and outside workshops. Contact the committee chair, Wes Homoya, for more information regarding this group.
Megan Winzeler is the chair of the Education and Outreach Working Group. This assemblage of students strives to educate future wildlife biologists by hosting outreach activities for local elementary schools and coordinating with the campus wide SpringFest. Contact Megan to learn more about this group.