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NWL Annual Spring Meeting with NWSA, 2017, Field Trip, Workshop, Talks, and Posters

  • 29 Mar 2017
  • 6:00 PM
  • 01 Apr 2017
  • 1:00 PM
  • Ashland, Oregon
Annual general meeting (2017, Ashland, Oregon at Southern Oregon University). We are meeting with the Northwest Scientific Association (NWSA). The meeting has talks, a workshop, and one or more field trips. See photos from past meetings.

The theme for this year's meeting is: Understanding and Managing Diversity: From the Landscape to the Gene.

Special Symposia include:

* White Oak Restoration

* Understanding Cryptic Diversity

* Traditional Ecological Knowledge

* Natural History in the 21st Century

The Call for Abstracts to present Oral & Poster Presentations is OPEN! 

Field Trip: TBA. The Ashland area has diverse, excellent lichen habitats nearby and a relatively balmy climate, compared to much of the Pacific Northwest at this date.

Share your research on lichens, mosses, and fungi with an oral or poster presentation!  Abstracts for poster and oral presentations are due February 16 -- See the Call for abstracts.Please share what you have been up to, or just come to absorb.

General Schedule

March 29:         Evening Social

March 30-31:    Plenary Session

                       Concurrent Technical and Poster Sessions,  Workshops, & Banquet

April 1:              Field Trip

Lichen Workshop and Talks: See the schedule of lichen related events (updated 7 p.m. Tues Mar. 28)


Call for Abstracts: November 9, 2016 to February 16, 2017

Early registration begins (reduced rates): January 2017

Future years: We are eager to have YOU help to organize the meeting. The meeting is arranged on a year-by-year basis, depending on the location of the NWSA meeting. This usually happens in mid to late March. The annual meeting typically has four components: talks that present ongoing or completed research (we try to keep this as casual and informal as possible); a workshop on a particular topic, genus, or area; field trips to some local spots of interest; and evening socializing, usually at a local restaurant.
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