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The following schedule is from the 72nd Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies which was held October 21-24, 2018 in Mobile, Alabama. 
Monday, October 22 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
PLENARY SESSION

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8:00AM | Opening Remarks
  • Welcome by Marianne Hudson, Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
  • Color Guard
  • National Anthem
  • Opening Remarks by Christopher M. Blankenship, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
  • Natural Biodiversity and Ecosystems of Alabama Video

9:00AM – 10:00AM | Public Attitudes Toward Fish and Wildlife Management in the Southeast
  • Mark Damian Duda, Executive Director, Responsive Management

10:00AM - 10:45AM | The Changing Face of Wildlife User Demographics
  • Charles F. Sykes, Director, Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division

11:00AM - 11:45AM | Challenges and Potential Solutions to Developing Future Wildlife Professionals
  • Dr. William D. Gulsby, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University

11:45AM - 12:00PM | Closing Remarks 

Plenary Speakers
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Mark Damian Duda

Executive Director, Responsive Management
Mark Damian Duda is executive director of Responsive Management, a survey research firm specializing in natural resource and outdoor recreation issues. Over the past 30 years Mark has conducted over 1,000 studies on how people relate to conservation. He is the author of more than... Read More →
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Dr. William D. Gulsby

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University
Dr. Will Gulsby received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Wildlife Ecology and Management from the University of Georgia. In 2015, he was hired as an assistant professor in the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University. He currently teaches or co-teaches courses in... Read More →
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Charles F. Sykes

Director, Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
Chuck Sykes has been the Director of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources since December 2012.  His life as always been about conservation.  From hunting and fishing in Choctaw County to his hands-on experience, time in the field... Read More →


Monday October 22, 2018 8:00am - 12:00pm
Bon Secour Bay Ballroom

Attendees (37)