Topics of Interest

Pathways 2023 Topics of Interest

Alongside our theme, we have several topics of interest specific to the Pathways 2023: Human Dimensions of Wildlife conference.

When submitting an individual abstract or organized session proposal for Pathways 2023, you will be asked to select three of the following topics with which your abstract fits under:

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  • Wildlife viewing and engagement that appeases the masses, agencies, and wildlife defenders
  • Accessibility to the opportunity to enjoy wildlife and natural areas
  • Facilitating organizational changes to broaden discussions and allow for diverse opinions
  • Use of multimedia to attract new audiences for nature interactions and using analytics to meet the needs of a growing population
  • Health benefits of nature, including ways to immerse oneself in wildlife activities to see the intended benefits
  • Achieving conservation through everyday actions
  • Wildlife conservation with institutional changes
  • Understanding nature when wildlife becomes increasingly “wild”
  • Tribal interpretations and understandings of wildlife, conservation, and nature interactions
  • Coexistence with natural habitats; awareness of those habitats
  • Attracting more diverse audiences
  • Using multimedia as a new way to view and interact with wildlife

Brought to you by:

Colorado State University Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Virginia Tech Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation