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NWSA - 88th Annual Meeting

Understanding and Managing Diversity:

From Landscapes to Genes


Southern Oregon University - Ashland, Oregon               March 29-April 1, 2017



Sponsored By:


Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math, Southern Oregon University

American Association for the Advancement of Science-Pacific Division

Northwest Lichenologists

 California Lichen Society 



Submit your abstract to present an oral or poster presentation in 2017!


 Wednesday 29 March

·       NWSA Evening Social, 6:00-9:30pm, Stevenson Union-Diversions Room, SOU campus


Thursday / Friday 30 / 31 March, 8:00am - 5:00pm

·       Keynote Address:  "Klamath-Siskiyou Plant Diversity:

                                      Patterns, Causes, & A Historical Perspective"  by Dr. Susan Harrison


·       Symposia & Special Sessions**

                    Mixed Severity Fire and the Effects on Biodiversity

                    Fire Ecology of Northern California

                    Protecting Diversity in Northwest National Parks

                    Understanding and Managing Diversity in the Klamath Province

                    Woodland / Savannah Ecosystems:  Diversity, Management, & Restoration

                    21st Century Natural History:  Modern Tools for an Age-old Pursuit

                    South by Northwest: Northern California Lichenology


·       Concurrent, Contributed/Invited Oral & Poster Sessions**


·       Workshop: Publishing your Research


·       Workshop:  Biodiversity of White Oak Dwelling Cryptogams Across the Northwest (NWL)


·      NWSA Business Luncheon: Get updated on NWSA activities or find out what NWSA is about...a

                                                       free lunch is provided to NWSA members and those interested in

                                                       the Association.


·       Evening Banquet: "Fighting Wildlife Crime with Science: The Casebook of a Forensic Biologist"

                                           by Dr. Pepper Trail, Biologist at the National Fish And Wildlife Forensics Lab.


Saturday 1 April – Field Trips, 8:30am

·       Sampson Creek Preserve (Northwest Lichenologists)

·       Geology and Endemic Plants of the Rogue Basin, Upper Table Rock

·       Southern Oregon Oak Habitat Restoration Site


** Concurrent sessions will be organized according to the submitted abstracts. 


Have questions or want to volunteer?  e-mail John Villella, 2017 Meeting Chair, johnvillella@yahoo.com



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