EIN 52-0788946

The Wildlife Society

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The Wildlife Society's mission is to represent and serve The professional community of scientists, managers, educators, technicians, planners, and others who work actively to study, manage, and conserve Wildlife and its habitats worldwide. The Wildlif...
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The Wildlife Society is a parent organization to a group of 163 other organizations.
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Program areas at The Wildlife Society

Publications - The Wildlife Society issues various peer-reviewed, scholarly, and popular publications. These include The journal of Wildlife management, Wildlife monographs, The Wildlife professional, and various technical reviews. Published since 1937, The journal of Wildlife management is one of The world's leading scientific journals covering original research in Wildlife science. Topics include investigations into The biology and ecology of Wildlife and their habitats with direct or indirect implications for Wildlife management and conservation. Additional, The Wildlife Society's flagship magazine, The Wildlife professional (published six times annually), contains news and analysis designed to keep today's Wildlife professionals informed about critical advances in Wildlife science, conservation, and management.
Membership services - in addition to its publications, The Wildlife Society provides members with a weekly e-newsletter providing organization updates while also featuring timely news articles on Wildlife science, management, and conservation. Members also have access to an online networking directory to enhance collaboration with their professional peers and foster mentoring opportunities for students and young professionals. The Society provides year-round online and personal support for membership transactions.
Annual conference - The Wildlife Society's annual conference is one of The largest gatherings of Wildlife professionals, students and supporters in north america. For more than 25 years, The Society has hosted this unique and informative event that provides more than 900 educational opportunities and more than 40 networking events through working groups, meetings, and receptions. Attendees learn about The latest advances in Wildlife research, management, and education through a wide variety of symposia, contributed papers, workshops, and field trips. The 2019 conference, held in reno, nv attracted over 2,200 attendees.

Grants made by The Wildlife Society

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Max McGraw Wildlife FoundationDonation To Support Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow Student Workshops in 2019 - 2020.$15,000

Who funds The Wildlife Society

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
DSC FoundationFund the Leadership Institute$16,000

Personnel at The Wildlife Society

Edward ThompsonChief Executive Officer$150,228
Chris ToddFounder
Scott McDanielExecutive Director, Creative Media Director, Founder
Gary C WhitePresident$0
Gordon BatchellerVice President$0
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for The Wildlife Society

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$623,769
Program services$1,899,395
Investment income and dividends$81,636
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$901,227
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$46,551
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$3,980
Miscellaneous revenues$654
Total revenues$3,557,212

Form 990s for The Wildlife Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-062021-04-01990View PDF
2019-062020-01-14990View PDF
2018-062018-12-22990View PDF
2017-062018-10-16990View PDF
2016-062017-02-21990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
June 17, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 17, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 6 new personnel
June 13, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $16,000 from DSC Foundation
April 28, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
August 19, 2019
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
Professional associationsBusiness and community development organizationsMedia and communications organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Science and technologyEducationAnimalsBusiness and industry
MembershipsConducts researchLobbyingReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsEndowed support
General information
425 Barlow Pl
Bethesda, MD 20814
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Montgomery County, MD
Website URL
(301) 897-9770
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
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