Position Statements

The Wildlife Society, as the scientific society for professional wildlife conservationists, has a responsibility to address national and international issues that affect the current and future status of wildlife in North America and throughout the world.

A “position statement” is a carefully prepared and concise exposition on a wildlife issue that defines the issue, contains factual background data, describes the most probable biological, social, and economics results of alternative actions, and may also contain a recommended course(s) of action.

These statements are adopted by The Wildlife Society Council, following a period of review and comment by the membership. For more information, please read "A Guide to TWS Position Statements."

View or download a brochure that summarizes all TWS position statements: one-page version or folding brochure. Note that both versions print on legal-size paper.

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