31st Vertebrate Pest Conference, an educational event for discussing and exchanging information on human-wildlife conflicts, will be held March 11-14, 2024 at the Monterey Marriott, Monterey, California. Abstracts for presentations should submitted by November 1, 2023 for for full consideration; late abstracts will be considered if space is available. Students are especially encouraged to submit; students receive a discounted pre-registration fee and may apply for a $500 travel grant. See https://ucanr.edu/sites/VPC/
or contact Laura Snell (firstname.lastname@example.org
) for details. At the conference, the Walter E. "Howdy" Howard Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented, and we are now accepting nominations for the award.