Please join us for the 2012 MA-ESA meeting in Blacksburg Virginia on
April 14^th (presentations) and 15^th (field trip). Our theme is
/Disturbed Environments/, but all submissions are welcome. Please
distribute widely. A PDF flyer and call for abstracts is also attached.
Susan Day (Chair, MA-ESA)
Online Registration Now Open
Abstracts for oral and poster submissions due February 24
Chapter website: www.esa.org/midatlantic
Conference website: www.urbanforestry.frec.vt.edu/MAESA
Call for Papers:
Annual Meeting 2012 (April 14-15)
Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Ecological Society of America
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
"/Disturbed Environments: Ecological Impact and Management"/
· */Abstract submission deadline: 5 pm on Friday February 24^th
/*---Submissions may address any aspect of ecology and ecological
applications; however, those reflecting the conference theme are
particularly welcome. See the Call for Contributed Oral and Poster
<http://urbanforestry.frec.vt.edu/MAESA/documents/2012call.pdf> for details.
· */Online reg/**/istration now open: Advance registration ends
April 7^th /*---Visit the conference website
<http://urbanforestry.frec.vt.edu/MAESA/> for program details, travel,
lodging, presentation tips, and registration.
· */Program highlights/*:
o Morning symposia speakers including Disturbed Environments: The
o "An Overview of Mountain Top Removal: The Issues and the Science"
Dr. Stephen Schoenholtz, Director of Virginia Water Resources Research
o Concurrent sessions to include a special track on /Urban Ecology
o Student workshop "Getting Funded" with Dr. James Vonesh of Virginia
Commonwealth University, presented by the MA-ESA Student Section
o Student oral and poster presentation awards, including a travel
scholarship for the ESA meeting in Portland
o Field Trip to Kayford Mountain
<http://mountainkeeper.blogspot.com/p/about.html>, mountain top removal
site in West Virginia.
Questions? Contact Rima Franklin [log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or Susan Day [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> *//*