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11th Workshop

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:

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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.

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White Cedar 2006 Agenda

Platform Presentations

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.

Poster Presentations

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."

Field Trips

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 Information

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:

  • $125.00 Full Early Registration - actual payment must be received prior to April 15th 2006
  • $75.00 Early Single Day registration - actual payment must be received prior to April 15th 2006
  • $100.00 Student Registration - actual payment must be received prior to April 15th 2006.  Students registering after that time will be treated as regular registrants
  • $150.00 Full Registration - payments received after April 15th or ANY REGISTRATION USING PURCHASE ORDERS OR TRAINING ORDERS OR THAT REQUIRES INVOICING.
  • $100.00 Single Day registration - payments received after April 15th or ANY REGISTRATION USING PURCHASE ORDERS OR TRAINING ORDERS OR THAT REQUIRES INVOICING.
  • Field Trip - there will be an additional charge for a field trip, the arrangements for the trip are not yet finalized, and the price will be announced when arrangements are finalized.


This Conference is sponsored by:


Gates Custom Milling, Inc.

Atlantic White-Cedar Conference Planning Committee Members are:

George Zimmermann (co-chair): Richard Stockton College of NJ

Robert Williams (co-chair): Land Dimensions Engineering

Robert Belcher: Malcolm Pirnie

Allison Brown: New Jersey Pinelands Commission

David Burke: New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Service

Jorge Coppen: United States Fish and Wildlife Service

Jeff Lapp: United States Environmental Protection Agency

Edward Lempicki: New Jersey Forest Service

Brian Martin: Gates Custom Milling

Robert Mickler: Alion Science and Technology

Frank Reilly: Wetlands and Watershed Workgroup

Paul Schairer: Schairer Brothers

Ralph Spagnolo: United States Environmental Protection Agency



Click here to see the Tentative Agenda

Click here to download an Adobe Acrobat brochure to help you distribute information about this conference.

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