AOS welcomes new Communications Specialist

AOS is excited to welcome Rebecca Heisman as our new Communications Specialist! Rebecca will be working part time through the end of the year and joining AOS as our first full-time communications staff member in January 2019. Among other duties, Rebecca will be taking the reins of AOS’s Twitter account, Facebook page, and website. Rebecca … Continue reading AOS welcomes new Communications Specialist

Wanted: Literature to update Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research

AOS members, our colleagues at the Ornithological Council need your help updating their Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research! They have asked us to share the following note. The Ornithological Council publishes the peer-reviewed Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research. It was most recently updated in 2010, and it … Continue reading Wanted: Literature to update Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research

Importance of Participating in the Process of Nominations

A great way to become engaged in your society is to participate in annual nominations and elections for Officers and Councilors. We invite all members to submit nominations for the four AOS Elective Councilor positions, the AOS Secretary and the AOS Treasurer. Nominations should be submitted to the Secretary by 30 November 2018. Note: nominations … Continue reading Importance of Participating in the Process of Nominations

The AOS partners with other societies to respond to proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act

The AOS joins the American Society of Mammalogists and the Society for Conservation Biology North America today in a sign-on letter in response to proposed changes to Regulations Guiding Implementation of the Endangered Species Act. The ESA is under a damaging attack by lawmakers. Over the past decade, Congress has launched myriad attempts to undermine … Continue reading The AOS partners with other societies to respond to proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act

Calling all AOS students — We want to recruit you as a member of the Student Affairs Committee!

This is a cheerful call for students interested in getting more involved in the Student Affairs Committee (SAC) within the AOS. The SAC is a committee started by and run by student members of the AOS. We organize a multitude of popular events for the ornithological conferences each year, including the Silent Auction, student-led workshops … Continue reading Calling all AOS students — We want to recruit you as a member of the Student Affairs Committee!