Thursday, March 21, 2019

Annual Conference on the Adirondacks Set for May

adirondack research consortiumThe 26th Annual Conference on the Adirondacks has been set for May 22nd and 23rd, at the Conference Center in Lake Placid.

This years theme is “Sharing Science and Policy in the Adirondacks – Culture, Conservation, and Communication,” and will feature author Stephanie Hanes of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, with a talk entitled “The Intersection of Culture and Conservation; Lessons learned in an Africa Study and a Relationship to the Adirondacks.”

A full conference schedule is available here.

Organizers have announced a Call for Papers and Student Posters for presentations at the Annual Conference. The poster reception is set for 5 pm on May 22nd, and will feature a talk with the authors, refreshments, music and prizes.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Ecology and Environment Richard D. Morse Memorial Award. This annual $500 award is presented to a student who is studying at a college/university in the region that shares the passion Rick had for environmental policy, music, and/or outdoor activities. For more information or to apply, click here.

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