Wednesday, June 13, 2012

39th Annual Natural Areas Conference; Call for Papers

39th Annual Natural Areas Conference: Call for papers

Keeping Natural Areas Relevant and Resilient
Registration opens in June

Concurrent Sessions will likely include:
  • Natural Area Program Relevance and Resiliency
  • Coastal and Marine Issues
  • Broadening the Base: Marketing and Communications
  • Invasive Species Tracks
  • Managing Cultural Resources on Natural Areas
  • Cave and Karst Management
  • Rare Species Conservation
  • Measuring Success of Natural Area Programs
  • Land Conservation
Full conference registration includes participation in the mid-conference (Thursday) field trip of your choice. All attendees of mid-conference field trips will receive a boxed lunch. Below is a tentative list of field trips. It will be finalized before registration opens in June.

Pre-conference Field Trips (subject to change)
  • Caves and karst lands of western Virginia
  • Clinch River canoe float in southwest Virginia
  • Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve and Southern Blue Ridge
  • Coastal Plain sinkhole ponds
  • Chesapeake Bay shorelines
  • Longleaf pine restoration at its northern limit
Conference Field Trips (subject to change)