NORTHWEST SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION

see Program for Technical Sessions for locations, maps, & details

 

2015 Conference At A Glance      

 

 

 Wednesday 1st April           

 

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm        Registration Table opens

 

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm        NWSA Board Meeting

 

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm        Evening Social:  Complimentary hors d'oeuvres & a no-host bar featuring Washington beer & wine

      

     Thursday 2nd March
   
7:30 am                         Registration Table opens
     
8:150 am - 9:30 am     Welcome & Keynote Address
                                       
    Climate, Grapes, & Wine:  Structure, Suitability, & Sustainability
In A Changing Climate by Greg Jones   
9:30 am - 10:00 am    BREAK
 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm  Volcanism as a Force Shaping Northwest Ecosystems: 
                                           Lessons Learned from 35 Years of Research At Mount St. Helens   
 
                                        Climate and Integrated Resource Management
                                           In Natural & Agricultural Systems   
   
12:00 pm - 1:15pm     LUNCH (on your own)
   
1:20 pm - 2:40 pm      Volcanism as a Force Shaping Northwest Ecosystems: 
                                           Lessons Learned from 35 Years of Research At Mount St. Helens   
 
                                      Management and Restoration in Sagebrush Ecosystems 
 
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm   BREAK
 
3:10 pm - 4:30 pm      Impacts of Changing Climates in Natural & Managed Systems
 
                                       Management and Restoration in Sagebrush Ecosystems 
 
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm      POSTER SESSION with light refreshments 
 
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm      HANFORD EVENING BANQUET 
                                    History & Status of the Hanford Site:
                                            Implications for the Future by Dr. Roy Gephardt 
 
        Friday 3rd April    
   
7:30 am                         Registration Table opens
     
8:20 am - 10:00 am     Fish Passage & Fish Ecology in the Northwest
 
                                    Ecology of Pacific Northwest Rangelands & Forests   
 
                                        Geology, Paleontology & Ice Age Floods in the Northwest
                                         
10:00 am - 10:20 am    BREAK    
 
10:20 am - 12:00 am     Fish Passage & Fish Ecology in the Northwest
      
                                           Ecology of Pacific Northwest Rangelands & Forests         
                                         Geology, Paleontology & Ice Age Floods in the Northwest      
                                         
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm    LUNCH  (NWSA Business Lunch or on your own)
 
1:20pm - 2:40 pm          Fish Passage & Fish Ecology in the Northwest
      
                                           Ecology of Pacific Northwest Rangelands & Forests       
 
1:20 pm - 4:30 pm          Workshop:  Photosynthetic Symbionts in the Landscape,
                                                                 Both Lichenized and Free-Living  by John Villella
          
2:40 pm - 3:00 pm    BREAK
       
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm        Workshop:  Student Workshop on Best Practices for Submitting
                                                                Manuscripts to Scientific Journals by Jeff Duda        

 

Saturday  29 March       Field Trips:  Meet at North H Parking Lot  
 
 

                Lichens of the Saddle Mountains

                                                        - Northwest Lichenologists,  8:30 am - 4:30pm

 

                Geology, Paleontology, & Paleoecology of the Coyote Canyon Mammoth Site

                                                        - 8:00 am - 11:00 am

 
                         Ice-Age Floods Through the Mid-Columbia Region
                                       -  8:30 am - 4:30 pm  
   
                    The Hanford Reach - Influence of Energy & Agriculture on Resources in the Reach
                                      - 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
 
Exploring the Past, Present, and Future of Viticulture in the Lower Yakima Valley
                                 -   8:30 am -4:30 pm
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