Bringing Scientists, Resource Managers, Non-Governmental Organizations, Regulators and Consultants together.
The Ecology and Management of
Atlantic White-Cedar (Chamaecyparis thyoides) Ecosystems
Held on June 9, 10, and 11, 2009 at the City Hotel and Bistro in Greenville, North Carolina. A full website for the event is at the URL: www.ncsu.edu/feop/AWC/
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The symposium will address approaches used to characterize and/or monitor Atlantic White-Cedar (AWC) ecosystem hydrology, soils, biogeochemical cycling, nutrient fluxes, plant physiological ecology, biodiversity, genetics, pathology, wildlife biology, threatened and endangered species, fisheries and aquatic resources, silvicultural techniques, paleoecology, bird conservation, taxonomy, and ecological conservation/integrity at the local and landscape scale. Integrative sessions on the status of AWC ecosystems by regions (Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Florida, Southern (Carolinas, Georgia) and Gulf Coasts); land management strategies, regulatory problems or case studies, present resources, restoration, loss scenarios, regeneration, and mitigation efforts, and future research agendas needed to better understand, protect, and increase these globally rare communities.
White Cedar 2006 Agenda
The Agenda is available. Click here to view it, or here to download a printable version.
An Online publication of the 2006 Atlantic White Cedar Symposium is now available at the AWC website. Click here to go there.
A poster session is scheduled in conjunction with a luncheon on Tuesday of the Conference and is sponsored by Brian Martin of Gates Custom Milling, Inc. This luncheon is a sponsored event, so all registered participants are welcome to attend at no additional charge. Click here to see a list of the Poster Presentations and presenters. Presenters are asked to be available during the luncheon for questions and answers. They may wish to prepare a brief (~5 minute) overview of their presentation to "get the ball rolling."
A number of field trips have been arranged, and several more may be added depending on availability of transportation, guides, sites and on interest in the topic. Registration will be available at the Conference for the specific Field Trip. Some field trips may have expenses associated with them. Click here to see a listing of the proposed field trips. Check often as more trips may be added.
Registration is now open. You can register directly on-line by clicking here, or you can download a registration form to print out and mail or fax. checks should be made payable to Wetlands Work Group, and credit card charges will appear on your statement as The Reilly Group - Wetlands.
The registration fee includes admission to the sessions, refreshments during breaks (truly - enough refreshments to skip breakfast!) and an evening social. The registration fee does not include the cost of lodging. One lunch during the poster presentations will be included thanks to our generous sponsor, Brian Martin, Gates Custom Milling, Inc.! Tuesday evening a social event will be provided with dinner. The registration rates are:
This Conference is sponsored by:
Atlantic White-Cedar Conference Planning Committee Members are:
Paul Schairer: Schairer Brothers
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