Monthly Meetings

Where: Russell Labs, Rm. A228
When: Date varies each month (check our Facebook page for up-to-date information)

Come to our meetings and learn about all of the excellent opportunities we will be offering.  We will have many guest speakers from wildlife professions come in and talk about there research and work.  We also organize many special trips/events where we travel the state to explore wildlife areas and learn about the environment.  Some of our bigger events from year to year include: Devil’s Lake Trip, Northern Saw-whet Owl Banding, Prairie Chicken Census, International Crane Foundation Trip, Science Nights, Prairie Restorations, and our Highway clean-up.

If you can’t make meetings but are interested in signing up for any event listed below, contact our email ( and we will get you signed up.  By emailing us, we can also get you on our e-mail list so that you can keep up to date on the future wildlife meetings and events.

Events this Semester

In order to go on TWS events, you will need to pay semester dues of $10 to an officer.

All events depart from behind Russel Labs next to the parking ramp unless told otherwise.

Tentative Fall Semester Events!

  • Annual Game Dinner
  • Saw-whet Owl Banding
  • Deer Trapping
  • Christmas Bird Count
  • Devil’s Lake Field Trip
  • Deer Park Visit
  • Harvest Moon Festival
  • Bird Banding at Sand Bluff Bird Observatory
  • Sandhill Crane Migration
  • Prairie Seed Collecting
  • National TWS Conference

Tentative Spring Semester Events!

  • Science Expeditions
  • Maple Syrup Fest
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Highway Clean-up
  • Chronic Wasting Disease Station Tour
  • Badger Hunting Club Lecture Series
  • Ice Skating Social
  • North Central Section Student Conclave
  • Nature Walk at Owen Park
  • Bird banding
  • Snap-a-thon
  • Madison Reads Leopold
  • Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference