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2017 Natural Areas Conference Call for Proposals is Open

The 2017 Natural Areas Conference is accepting proposals now through May 12th.

The conference will take place October 10-12 at the Hilton Fort Collins in Fort Collins, Colorado, the theme of this year's event is Working Beyond Boundaries: Collaboration as a Key to Natural Areas Management. The conference will focus on topics such as:

  • Conservation Across (Natural/Political/Cultural) Boundaries

  • Urban/Wildland Interface

  • Wilderness and Research Natural Areas Management

  • Value of Healthy Land in Water Resource Management

  • Role of Native Plant Materials in Restoration & Rehabilitation

  • Role of Natural Areas in Pollinator and Invertebrate Conservation

  • Natural Areas Management in Light of Climate Change

  • Value of Ecosystem Services and Working Landscapes

  • Restoration in the Anthropocene

  • Communicating About Natural Areas Conservation

  • Technology for Land Management Success

  • Forest and Range Management

  • Wildland Fire as a Management Tool

  • Invasive Species Management

  • Species Re/Introductions & Assisted Migration

  • Rare Species Management

The conference is soliciting proposals in the following areas: Special Sessions:

  • Organized oral sessions

  • Symposia

  • Workshops

General Sessions:

  • Oral Presentations

  • Poster Presentations

Submit proposals the the conference website. All presenters must register for the conference. Students are encouraged to submit abstracts for posters and presentations, and compete for prizes in the student presentation competition.

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