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Conservation Amidst Conflict

Start date: 05/12/2023
End date: 07/12/2023
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Australasian Wildlife Management Society

AWMS2023 Conference 5th – 7th December 2023 Melbourne Connect (University of Melbourne), Melbourne, AUS

There will be five symposia connected with this theme and an open symposium for other wildlife management content.
  • Living with predators
  • Urban Wildlife
  • Wildlife disease
  • Hyperabundant herbivores
  • Land managers and practitioners
  • Open symposium
The conference webpage is live on our website and will be updated regularly. Call for Abstracts now open and closing 31st August All of the information you need about Abstract conditions and submission details are available in our Abstract Guidelines. Once you are ready to submit, you will find the link to our online submission form, which can also be found on our website

Early bird registrations are now open!

Conference registrations are now open, with Early Bird rates available until 15th October. Please find our online registration forms on our conference website There are options for full, single or two-day registrations to suit your availability.

Information for Conference sponsors and trade exhibitors

Every year we showcase the work and services of an incredible range of sponsors and trade exhibitors through our Conference activities. Involvement as a Conference sponsor or trade exhibitor comes with a whole host of benefits that only increase the visibility of your products and services offerings in the wildlife management field but also provide your staff with access to the latest information about best practice wildlife management practices and activities underway. There are a range of sponsorship options to suit your needs – please refer to our Sponsorship Brochure to find out more. Sponsorship registrations can be accessed here and on the Conference website. We sincerely hope that you will consider attending this year’s AWMS conference and look forward to seeing you there!  

Makarora Field Camp for Young Birders

Start date: 08/01/2024
End date: 13/01/2024
All-day event
Location: Makarora

(14 – 18 years)

An educational event led by Aspiring Biodiversity Trust with Birds New Zealand, based at Makarora near the head of Lake Wānaka

  • Experience wrybill/ngutuparore, black-fronted tern/tarapirohe, black-billed gull/ tarapuka, banded dotterel/pohowera breeding on the braided river. The nearby beech/podocarp forest provides habitat for pīpipi, mohua, kākā, ruru. Remnant populations of rock wren/pīwauwau, kea and whio live in the alpine areas.
  • Take part in mist-netting, bird banding, 5 minute bird counts, predator control, river-bird survey, bat and moth surveys, and more!
  • Learn about geophysiography, biodiversity monitoring and threat management from practising experts.

Include this unique birding experience in your summer holidays!

Cost $450 per person.

Accommodation in cabins and meals catered.

To register your interest and obtain further details, email

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2024 New Zealand Bird Conference

Start date: 01/06/2024
End date: 03/06/2024
All-day event
Location: Nelson

The 2024 New Zealand Bird Conference and AGM of Birds New Zealand will be held in Nelson from 1 to 3 June 2024 (King’s Birthday Weekend).

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