The 55th meeting of the Desert Bighorn Council will be hosted by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The 2017 meeting Chairman will be Rusty Robinson with Justin Shannon as Vice-chair.
St. George, Utah
April 18-21, 2017
Hotel: Red Lion Hotel and Conference Center; 850 S Bluff St, St George, UT 84770; 435-628-4235
Room rates are $75 for Tuesday-Thursday, $89 for Friday (be sure to mention you are with the Desert Bighorn Council meeting)
Call For Papers
The 2017 Biennial meeting of the Desert Bighorn Council will be held . We welcome papers and posters on all current research and management issues related to bighorn sheep management. The theme of the conference is "Building Partnerships and Momentum for Bighorn Sheep Conservation." Our keynote speaker and other special guests will focus on this theme. We welcome papers on all aspects of bighorn sheep research and management.
We encourage each state to present a bighorn sheep status update, and that the respective state bighorn sheep leads confirm their participation and identify the presenter.
You are invited to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations.
Instructions for Oral Presentation and Poster Abstracts:
In Microsoft Word format:
Please submit abstracts electronically by , to:
The 2017 DBC Transactions will use the following timeline:
Submission deadline: . The Transactions editor will then solicit two independent reviews for each manuscript. Authors may suggest reviewers for their manuscript.
Reviews from reviewers due back to editor on . The Editor will compile the reviews and provide suggestions to the authors on how to proceed.
Manuscript revision by authors, if requested, is due back to the editor . Authors previously submitting a hardcopy manuscript will need to submit an electronic version of their manuscript at this time .
Typesetting and production: . Page proofs to authors: . Proofs back to editor: . Distribution: April 2018.
The Awards Committee is requesting nominees to be considered for recognition by the Desert Bighorn Council at our meeting in St. George during April, 2017. Names of nominees to be considered for the Council's Ram Award or Honor Plaque should be sent to Vern Bleich, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org) by December 31, 2016. Please be sure to include a list of meaningful accomplishments and solid justification for each nominee.
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