2017 Annual Chapter Meeting of SER Midwest Great Lakes March 24-27 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Assembling the Restoration Community is Theme of Annual Meeting.

The Ninth Annual Chapter Meeting of the Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration will be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan from March 24 to March 26, 2017.  Next year’s meeting theme is Assembling the Restoration Community.  The meeting will be hosted by the Department of Biology at Grand Valley State University.

Deadline for Symposia and Workshop Proposals is Dec. 16, 2016

The call for workshop proposals and symposia proposals is now open! Meeting organizers encourage submission of workshop and symposium proposals directly related to the meeting theme,  or any topic related to ecological restoration. The deadline for submission of workshop and symposium proposals is December 16, 2016. Details here. Example of a correctly formatted proposal here.

The Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of SER was established in March 2008 and serves Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.  The chapter promotes the science and practice of ecological restoration to assist with the recovery and management of degraded ecosystems throughout the Midwest and Great Lakes region of the United States.

Members receive opportunities to network with colleagues and showcase your work at annual chapter meetings and state events, discounted event registration, webinars and chapter communications highlighting regional restoration issues and news.

Other Annual Meeting Deadlines

December 16, 2016: Deadline for receipt of symposia and workshop proposals

January 6, 2017: Deadline for receipt of abstracts for contributed oral and poster presentations

February 1, 2017: Registration opens.

For more information about the 2017 annual meeting or to submit proposals contact SER MWGL at mwgl.ser@gmail.com


About Steve Glass

The blogger is a restoration ecologist, Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner (#0093 SER) and writer living in the Midwestern United States.
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