February 2012


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"Diane St. Germain" <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 6 Feb 2012 12:16:39 -0500

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.

Thank you.
Susan Day (Chair, MA-ESA)



Online Registration Now Open

Abstracts for oral and poster submissions due February 24


Chapter website: 

Conference website: 

Call for Papers: 
<> **


Annual Meeting 2012 (April 14-15)
Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Ecological Society of America

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Conference Theme:
"/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 
<> for details.

        */Online reg/**/istration now open: Advance registration ends 
April 7^th /*---Visit the conference website 
<> for program details, travel, 
lodging, presentation tips, and registration.

        */Program highlights/*:

o   Morning symposia speakers including Disturbed Environments: The 
Urban Ecosystem

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 
Disturbance Management/

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 
<>, 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]> *//*