"Science, politics, and wild trout management: who's driving and where are we going?"

Call for Papers, Posters and Call for Award Nominations


Call for Papers - As seen in Fisheries Magazine, deadline extended to March 15, 2017

Click HERE to submit your Abstract (it will take you to a Google Doc.)

Abstracts are limited to 2000 characters (including spaces), which is typically about 300 words. Please submit your abstracts online using the above link.

Wild Trout XII offers a unique forum for stakeholders to interact, where participants are exposed to the latest wild trout science, technology, and philosophies. This conference will equip participants with knowledge and tools to better manage, preserve, and restore these significant resources.

The symposium plenary session will discuss the roles of science and politics in wild trout management to help provide decision makers with a better understanding for the dynamics between these two factors.

The following topics are of particular interest to the organizing committee and may be developed as sessions given sufficient interest. However, presentations on all aspects of wild trout research, management, conservation, education, and recreation are welcome and will be considered in the call for papers:

Additional session topics will be added based on the papers that are submitted. Presentations will be accepted in oral or poster format. Please note the authors who are selected for oral presentations at the symposium must submit a complete manuscript ready for Symposium Proceedings publication by August 1, 2017. Successful applicants will receive further information upon acceptance of their paper.

Authors are asked to consult the Publication FAQ for guidelines for abstract, poster, and manuscript preparation.

For additional information and inquiries, contact the Program Committee Co-chairs:

Matt Mitro
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Tele: (608) 221-6366
Email: program@wildtroutsymposium.com

Patrick Kennedy
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Tele: (208) 465-8404 ext. 271
Email: program@wildtroutsymposium.com

Call for Award Nominations

The Wild Trout Symposium Organizing Committee is now accepting nominations for awards to be presented at its 10th Symposium, to be held in West Yellowstone, MT, September 26 – 29, 2017.

The following awards will be made at Wild Trout XII:

Please send nomination letters and a brief rationale including complete recipient contact information no later than July 15, 2017 to Wild Trout XII Awards Chairman:

Steve Moore
Email: awards@wildtroutsymposium.com