NORTHWEST SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION


Coping with Change Through Innovation: New Approaches, Tools, & Collaborations

The Evergreen State College  - Olympia, Washington


2018 Annual Meeting - Final Schedule   full proceedings   &   a few logistical details


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TUESDAY March 27 

 

1:00pm - 5:00pm        NWSA Board Meeting

 

2:30pm - 4:30pm        Northwest Lichenologist Foray

                                   Campus Forest Hike to Evergreen Beach (2 miles round trip). 

                                   Meet in F Lot near Beach Trail sign at back of parking lot.


6:00pm - 9:00pm        Evening Social - Fishtale Brewery Warehouse

                                   with complimentary appetizers & micro-beer, hard cider, or non-alcoholic beverages 

 

WEDNESDAY March 28     download Wednesday's Schedule-At-A-Glance


 7:30am - 1:00pm      Registration, Purce Hall Lobby

 7:30am - 3:00pm      Poster Set-Up, Purce Hall Rooms 5 & 7


 8:00am - 12:00pm     Welcome, Keynote, Plenary, & Panel Discussion, Purce Hall 1

                                    Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands

                                    Dr. David L. Peterson & Invited Speakers


12:00pm - 1/1:20pm  LUNCH on your own


 1:00pm - 2:40pm      Pacific Northwest Bryology & Lichenology (NWL), Purce Hall 5

 1:20pm - 2:40pm      Adapting to Effects of Climate Change in Aquatic & Infrastructure Management,

                                     Purce Hall 1 

                                  Wildlife Biology & Management, Purce Hall 3

                                  Changes in Top Predators of the Salish Sea, Purce Hall 4

                                  Workshop: New Tools for Science in the 21st Century, Purse Hall 2


 2:40pm - 3:00pm       BREAK


 3:00pm - 4:00pm      Adapting to Effects of Climate Change in Aquatic & Infrastructure Management,

                                      Purce Hall 1

                                  Wildlife Biology & Management, Purce Hall 3

                                  Changes in Top Predators of the Salish Sea, Purce Hall 4

                                  Workshop: New Tools for Science in the 21st Century, Purce Hall 2

                                  Discussion: Washington Natural Heritage Program Rare Lichen List,

                                                       Lab 1-Rooms 1040-1050


 4:00pm - 6:15pm      Poster Session with complimentary appetizers & beverages, Purce Hall 5 & 7


 6:30pm - 9:30pm      Evening Banquet, Library 4300

                 Blue Legacy:  100 Years of Change in Washington's Glaciers - Dr. Jon Riedel


 

THURSDAY March 29     download Thursday's Schedule-At-A-Glance    


 8:00am - 12:00pm     Registration, Purce Hall 1 Lobby

 8:00am -   4:30pm     Display of Posters, Purce Hall 5 & 7.  Take down posters from 4:30-5:00pm.


 8:00am - 10:00am    Native Food Plants of the Northwest, Purce Hall 1

                                  Forest Management & Forest Health, Purce Hall 3

                                  Pacific Northwest Lichenology & Bryology, Purce Hall 4


 8:20am -  9:40am      Ecology / Geology, Purce Hall 2


 9:40am -  10:00am    Aquatic & Riparian Systems, Purce Hall 2


10:00am - 10:20am   BREAK


10:20am - 11:40am   Native Food Plants of the Northwest, Purce Hall 1

                                  Forest Management & Forest Health, Purce Hall 3

                                  Pacific Northwest Lichenology & Bryology, Purce Hall 4

                                  Aquatic & Riparian Systems, Purce Hall 2


11:40am - 1:00pm     NWSA Business Luncheon, Library 4300

                                   A free lunch provided to NWSA members & those wanting to learn about the Association.


 1:00pm - 2:40pm      Native Food Plants of the Northwest, Purce Hall 1

                                  Fisheries Conservation & Management in the Pacific Northwest, Purce Hall 2

                                  Ecoregional Land Management in Response to Changing Climate, Purce Hall 3

                                  Workshop: Crust Lichens on Conifer Bark, Lab 1-Rooms 1040-1050


 2:00pm - 5:00pm     Workshop: Applications in R Programming for Ecology & Natural Resources,

                                                    Lab 2-Computer Applications Lab


 2:40pm - 3:00pm     BREAK


 3:00pm - 5:00pm     Fisheries Conservation & Management in the Pacific Northwest, Purce Hall 2

                                 Ecoregional Land Management in Response to Changing Climate, Purce Hall 3

                                 Workshop (continued): Crust Lichens on Conifer Bark, Lab 1-Rooms 1040-1050


 4:00pm - 5:00pm     Ethics Panel Discussion, Purce Hall 4                              


FRIDAY March 30  FIELD TRIPS   Inquire at registration desk for space or logistical information.


8:00am - 12:00pm    Using Small Unmanned Aircraft to Inform Natural Resource Management: 

                                    Applications by the Washington Department of Natural Resources

                                         meeting location: Lab II, 1223A and 1223B, STARTS 8am


8:30am - 1:30pm Bryophytes, Lichens, & Ecosystem Ecology of Acidic Peatlands - NWL

                                         meeting location:  Parking Lot B [vans & car-pooling], leaving AT 8:30am


8:30am - 1:30pm NEW!! Lichens of the Deschutes Fall County Park - NWL

Sign-up at Registration Table.

                                          meeting location:  Parking Lot B [vans & car-pooling], leaving AT 8:30am

                                         

9:00am - 4:30pm     Prairies of the South Sound: Conservation & Restoration

                                          meeting location:  Parking Lot B [vans], leaving AT 9:00am

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