Conservation conference, brown tree snake meeting to be held next week
The second annual Marianas Terrestrial Conservation Conference and Workshop, to include the annual brown tree snake meeting, will be held next Tuesday, Nov. 13, to Thursday, Nov. 15 at Guam Community College in the Multipurpose Auditorium (MPA), Building 400. The conference is a joint collaboration of the University of Guam’s Western Pacific Tropical Research Center, the Research Corporation of the University of Guam, the Environmental Technician Certification Program at Guam Community College, HDR Inc., the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Iowa State University.
Talks and posters will feature biological research and conservation work being done in the Mariana Islands. University scientists, agency officials, students, and contractors will present on a variety of topics including watershed conservation, forest restoration and landscape management, animal ecology and natural history, bird conservation, and brown tree snake management. Also featured will be conservation planning board game sessions, a job fair for students and the public, field trips, and a networking/poster session at the Guam Museum.
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Plenary and short talks
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Job fair at GCC Multipurpose Auditorium
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Talks and closing remarks
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Networking/Poster Session, Guam Museum
Thursday, Nov. 15, 8 a.m. – Noon
Optional field trips
Space is limited. For more information, draft agenda, and to register for the conference and field trips, visit https://marianasterrestrialconservation.weebly.com/ or contact Haldre Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org or Joni Kerr at email@example.com.
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