NORTHWEST SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION

in-person meeting cancelled!

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Pacific Northwest, and in the interest of protecting public health and safety, the NWSA Board cancelled the in-person 2020 Annual Meeting in Eugene, March 24-27th. 

If you have registered for the meeting, registration payments will be refunded in total, via the payment method used.

Virtual meeting options are currently being considered, including digital versions of posters, and the possibility of an online webinar for oral presentations on the meeting dates.  We plan to produce a program of abstracts.  

Please check back for updated information.  

Northwest Scientific Association Annual Meeting

Join us for the NORTHWEST SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION 91st ANNUAL MEETING 
at the University of Oregon, Eugene OR, March 24–27, 2020 


“Looking back to plan forward: The relevance of history for today's environmental challenges” 


Abstract Submission Information  |  Meeting Registration  |  Meeting Information  |  Lodging, Childcare & Parking


2020 Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts for Oral & Poster Presentations at the upcoming 

NORTHWEST SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION 91st ANNUAL MEETING 

A Joint Meeting with Northwest Lichenologists 

University of Oregon, Eugene OR, March 24–27, 2020 


“Looking back to plan forward: The relevance of history for today's environmental challenges” 

Keynote Address by Dr. Patrick Bartlein, University of Oregon
“The Real Controls of the Temporal and Spatial Variations of Climate in the Pacific Northwest"

Banquet Presentation by Dr. Dennis Jenkins 
“Archaeology and Science at the Paisley Caves” 

Museum of Natural and Cultural History
The museum will be free to all meeting attendees, followed by banquet (note there will be a limited capacity of 60 people for the banquet).

 SPECIAL SESSIONS WORKSHOPS
Managing for First Foods: Returning Human Adapted Ecosystems to the Northwest Introduction to Manipulating and Visualizing Data in R                                     
Climate Change and Seed Sourcing  Bryophyte and Lichen Identification


 General Topics for Contributed Papers/Posters  
Anthropology & Archaeology           Forestry Plant Ecology 
Botany  Geology & Geomorphology  Range Management 
Climatology & Meterology Hydrology  Restoration Ecology
Ecology Lichenology & Bryology  Wildlife Biology 
Fire Ecology Natural Resources  other
Fisheries Paleontology   

Click here to submit an abstract
Deadline for abstract submission is March 2. Meeting registration is open.

2020 Tentative Program

Questions: Contact program chair Daniel Gavin (Department of Geography, University of Oregon)

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