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Annual Meetings

2022 Annual Meeting

(during the Waterbird society conference)

As the annual Waterbird Society annual conference will be held in Corpus, Christi this year, it was decided to offer the state business meeting at the same time. Additionally a Texas-focused symposium will be held during the conference featuring research and presentations. 

The meeting will be held Monday October 31st from 1-5pm at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel 900 N. Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401. More details to come soon!

2021 Annual Meeting

(Virtual)

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the society held our 2021 meeting virtually. The meeting was hosted on Zoom and presentations from both days are available below. 

2021 Meeting Presentations

2021 Meeting Presentations
Richard Gibbons Upper Coast Summary

Richard Gibbons Upper Coast Summary

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Brent Ortego Central Coast Summary

Brent Ortego Central Coast Summary

10:01
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Jason Loghry Shorebird Communities in the Laguna

Jason Loghry Shorebird Communities in the Laguna

13:44
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Haille Leija Jones Bay Oystercatcher Islands

Haille Leija Jones Bay Oystercatcher Islands

15:28
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2020 Annual Meeting

(Virtual)

Due to the ongoing pandemic, the society held our 2020 meeting virtually. The meeting was hosted on Zoom and slide presentations from both days are available below. 

The meeting was split over two half days, running from 9-12 am on November 16th and 17th. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2019 Annual Meeting

(LCRA McKinney Rough Nature Park)

Every other year the TCWS conducts a 2 day symposium for members to share research, review status and trends from the annual coastal colony census, and discuss ways to advance waterbird conservation in Texas. 

The 2019 meeting was held near Austin, TX, November 19-20 at LCRA McKinney Rough Nature Park. The symposium included  updates from partners across the coast, the Society business meeting, research presentations, and a poster session.

The Society also presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Gene W Blacklock for outstanding vision and dedication to the conservation of the waterbirds of Texas. Dr. Blacklock was instrumental in starting the Society and our annual breeding season surveys we continue today.