Our theme for 2019 is At the Water's Edge - Managing Our Land and Water in a Changing Landscape. This event focuses on providing access to cutting-edge information, emerging management techniques and science-based practices for natural areas practitioners. Some of the topics we will feature in programming include:
Mitigating the Impact of Energy Development
Best Management Practices for Freshwater Ecosystem Integrity
Advances in State Forest Management
Management of Wildlife Habitat
Urban Natural Areas and Green Infrastructure
Our 46th conference will take place at the Pittsburgh Sheraton, at the place where the 3 rivers of Pittsburgh come together. The Call for Proposals will pen November 2018.
We're excited to be partnering with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program, and Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for this event.