Forest - Fish Conference Announcement

dar dar at cadvision.com
Tue Aug 15 15:16:12 EST 1995


Conference Announcement:

FOREST - FISH CONFERENCE

Land Management Practices Affecting Aquatic Ecosystems

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Dear Colleague:

You are cordially invited to attend the Forest - Fish Conference :  Land management Practices Affecting Aquatic Ecosystems which will be held May 1 - 4, 1996, at the Marlborough Inn and Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta Canada.  

Conference Objectives:

1.   Facilitate the exchange of information concerning relationships between forest land-use activities and aquatic resources among an international assemblage of technical experts;
2.   Increase awareness of management solutions that improve watershed protection and minimize the impacts of forest land-use activities on aquatic environments;
3.   Increase opportunities for stakeholders to work together to find cooperative solutions to potential forestry related problems;
4.   Identify benefits, or ways and means of providing benefits of forest management practices affecting aquatic resources; and 
5.   publish the proceedings from the conference.


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Oral and Poster presentation suggested topics (although not limited to these topics):

*  The role of sediment in the aquatic environment
*  Mitigation of stream crossing impact to the aquatic environment
*  Role and importance of stream buffers
*  The relationships between timber harvesting and streamflow 
*  Development and implementation of successful environmental education programs
*  How timber harvest influences inputs of woody debris
*  The roll of woody debris in streams
*  How long term timber harvesting affects stream temperature regimes and their associated biological impacts
*  Progressive changes in forest management practices that incorporate an ecosystem approach
*  Impacts of and mitigative solutions for increased vehicular or off-road access 

Abstract submission deadline:   November 15, 1995  (authors will be notified by January 15, 1996 regarding acceptance.

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When emailing a response back, please indicate a response to the following 4 points that apply to you:

1.    If you are interested in getting on the mailing list for the Forest - Fish Conference, please email us back soon.

2.    Please indicate if you are interested in presenting either a paper and/or poster at the Forest Fish Conference (a copy of the instructions to authors will be sent out to you).

3.    Are you interested in setting up a booth at the trade show?

4.    If you can not attend the conference, would you be interested in purchasing a copy of the proceedings?






I will provide occasional updates regarding the conference to particular newsgroups.  If you know of other newsgroups this should be sent to, please email me.



Thanks!


Darwin Monita
dar at cadvision.com


Forest - Fish Conference
c/o Trout Unlimited Canada
P.O. Box 6270, Station D
Calgary, Alberta
CANADA   T2P 2C8
403 221-8369
403 221-8368 fax



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