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Wildlife and Conservation Organization (W.A.C.O.)

Do you have an interest in the environment?  Do you enjoy being involved in outdoor activities?  Do you have an interest in wildlife and wild places?  

Then membership in the Doane College Wildlife and Conservation Organization(W.A.C.O.) is for you!

Activities include camping and canoeing on the Niobrara River and camping at the Lewis and Clark Recreation Area. Day trips have included observing the hawk and eagle migration and Hitchcock Nature Center and wildlife at the DeSoto Wildlife Refuge. We have also assisted in enlarging the college disc gold course. We also work to conserve our tiger mascot in the wild through our involvement in the Tigers for Tigers Coalition.

Fun at the Niobrara River's waterfall     Canoeing down the Niobrara

W.A.C.O. is invovled in activities including habitat conservation, outdoor events, and climate change initiatives. We encourage a better understanding of wildlife, conservation, and environmnetal issue affecting society and the world today.

The officer for 2014-2015 are:

Kyle Gaston - President
Aaron Tulley - Vice-President
Makenzie Zima - Secretary

Kelsie Skala - Treasurer
Dr. Russ Souchek - Faculty Advisor


Fun at a waterfall at the Niobrara River