46th Annual WFO Conference

Reno, Nevada • September 7–11, 2022

Each year WFO holds a multi-day conference with scientific papers, field trips, workshops, panels, a keynote address, the annual membership meeting, and other events. The location varies each year as WFO attempts to span its region of coverage while also making its conferences accessible to the bulk of its members.


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46th Annual WFO Conference
Reno, Nevada • September 7–11, 2022

After two years without our in-person annual conference, WFO resumed with our 2022 annual conference in Reno, Nevada. As always, the conference offered excellent and informative presentations and workshops, as well as a variety of field trips to many of the hotspots in west-central Nevada, Lake Tahoe, and the east-central Sierra Nevada of California. Participants enjoyed spectacular scenery, great weather, and the bird highlights of fall migration. If you missed the conference, highlights are below.

Join us for:

  • Science Sessions Friday and Saturday afternoons, with Friday Plenary address by Elisabeth Ammon, Executive Director of the Great Basin Bird Observatory (download schedule here)
  • Photo Identification and Bird Sound Challenge events
  • Workshops covering a variety of bird identification topics and field skills
  • Plenty of full-day field trips (Thursday and Sunday) and half-day trips (Friday and Saturday mornings)
  • Saturday Banquet and Keynote Talk: Dr. Morgan Tingley

Download conference schedules:
Full schedule
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday