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GLIN==> 2 weeks left- submit an abstract for Coastal Wetlands Science Forum

Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands: 10th Annual Wetland Science Forum

Co-hosted by WI Wetlands Association & WI Coastal Management Program

January 26-27, 2005, Radisson Conference Center, Green Bay, WI

Tentative agenda, registration and accommodation information now online



Abstract Submission Deadline - November 12, 2004

Abstract Submission Form

Wisconsin Wetlands Association and Wisconsin Coastal Management Program invite you to submit an abstract for presentation. Presentations should be 15 or 30 minutes in length and focus on coastal wetlands. For the purposes of this conference, coastal wetlands includes all wetland systems with present day or historical interaction with the Great Lakes (including Ridge and Swale, Great Lakes Dunes, Interdunal and other wetlands formed by coastal processes). We welcome presentations on coastal wetlands from all of the Great Lakes, as long as the content of the presentation applies to Wisconsin.

Topics of particular interest include:

·  Biodiversity of Great Lakes coastal wetlands

·  Use of Great Lakes coastal wetlands by migratory birds

·  Invasive species in Great Lakes coastal wetlands

·  Effects of changes in Great Lakes water levels on coastal

·  Effects of climate change on Great Lakes coastal wetlands

·  Effects of nutrient loading on Great Lakes coastal wetlands

·  Monitoring and development of indicators of coastal wetlands health

·  Restoration of Great Lakes coastal wetlands and coastal watersheds

·  Coastal wetland science with implications for Great Lakes policy decisions

·  Science-based efforts by citizen groups to monitor, restore or protect coastal wetlands

The deadline for submitting abstracts is November 12, 2004. Please complete an Abstract Submission Form with a title, short abstract (limit 300 words), and A/V requirements. Electronic copies of abstracts are required - to submit an abstract, please email your completed form it to programs@wiscwetlands.org. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by December 1, 2004.

For more conference information, follow these links:

>> Conference Homepage
>> Registration Information
>> Tentative Agenda
>> Accommodations



Laura England

Outreach Programs Director

Wisconsin Wetlands Association

222 S. Hamilton St. #1

Madison, WI  53703

phone: 608.250.9971

fax: 608.287.1179