Submitted by Jesse Schomberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Making a Great Lake Superior 2007:
Linking Research, Education, and Management
First Call for Participation
Making a Great Lake Superior 2007 will allow researchers, land and resource managers, educators and basin residents to participate in interdisciplinary discussions about the most important issues facing Lake Superior.
Who will participate?
Restoring and protecting Lake Superior requires broad efforts and knowledge, and the conference is open for all to attend. Making a Great Lake Superior 2007 will incorporate presentations by individuals or groups involved in research, educational activities, or management in the Lake Superior watershed, including, but not limited to:
Should you participate?
Yes! We need your input. Exciting things are happening in, around, and above Lake Superior. Protecting and restoring the Great Lakes is of binational importance as well as a regional priority. Research continues to provide important insights on ecosystem functions, the impacts of human activities, and effective ways to reduce those impacts. Outreach and education provide a vital link between basin residents and stakeholders, researchers, and lake managers within the Lake Superior Basin. The needs of basin communities and their residents are evolving as populations change and economic and cultural paradigms shift. Making a Great Lake Superior 2007 will unite people throughout the Lake Superior watershed in discussions about:
Call for participation
The Great Lakes Regional Collaboration and the Lake Superior Binational Program?s Lakewide Management Plan (LaMP), provide a framework for Making a Great Lake Superior 2007. These documents identify priority issues and programs, including:
Conference organizers are seeking submissions for poster or oral presentations relevant to these priority issues. Appropriate topics include (but are not limited to):
Submit project summaries/abstracts online here: http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/superior07