Our Mission

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Charter & Action Plan

Goals

  1. Facilitate communication and the exchange of information among members of the Society interested in restoring wildlife populations and degraded habitats.
  2. Enhance knowledge and technical capabilities of wildlife professionals in the area of restoration.
  3. Increase public awareness and appreciation of the technical capabilities of restoring wildlife populations and degraded habitats.
  4. Develop implementable ecosystem management principles enabling community-wide recovery.
  5. Identify effective monitoring and evaluation programs to determine successes and failures of restoration techniques.

Objectives

To aid in the achievement of these goals, the Working Group proposes to:

  1. Provide regular communication among members of the Society experienced in restoration through meetings, symposia, workshops, newsletters, specialty publications, and other means.
  2. Promote membership in the Society to wildlife professionals interested in restoration.
  3. Make recommendations to The Wildlife Society Council for specific actions by the Society in the area of restoration techniques.
  4. Develop draft technical reviews, position statements, and other materials in the area of restoration for consideration by The Wildlife Society Council.
  5. Provide information and technical assistance to Society members in the area of restoration.
  6. Provide information and technical assistance to journalists, government officials, other organizations, and the general public in the area of restoration.