Thursday, April 28, 2011

August 2011 National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration Registration Open

NCER 2011, the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration, will be held at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland this August 1-5. NCER 2011 is an interdisciplinary conference on large scale ecosystem restoration, presenting state-of-the art science and engineering, planning and policy in an environment of partnership. The purpose of NCER in general, and the NCER Conference specifically, is to provide an interactive forum for physical, biological and social scientists, engineers, resource managers, planners and policy makers to share their experiences and research results concerning large-scale ecosystem restoration on both national and international levels.

NCER 2011 Program topics will include the USDA NRCS Mississippi River Basin Initiative and several others that relate to restoration in the Mississippi River Basin, including:
  • Coastal Habitat Restoration 
  • Comparison and Contrast of Restoration Programs
  • Ecosystem Goods and Services
  • Ecosystem Restoration on Private Lands
  • Ecosystems of National Significance
  • Environmental Benefits
  • Estuarine Ecosystem Restoration
  • Federal Principles and Guidelines and Ecosystem Restoration
  • Implementation and Political Challenges to Ecosystem Restoration Programs
  • Invasive Species
  • Louisiana Coastal Restoration
  • Riverine Recovery
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Perspectives
  • Upland Habitat Restoration
  • Urban Ecosystem Restoration
  • Water Quality Nutrients Contaminants and Sustainable Sediment Management
 For more information and to register for the Conference, visit the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration home page.

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