2018 - A New Year and New SWS Events!
As the new year approaches, SWS members are working hard to prepare two new meetings!
First is the SWS Annual Meeting Wetland Science: Integrating Research, Practice, and Policy – An Exchange of Expertise, in Denver, CO this May 29-June 1. Information on abstracts, scholarship applications, and registration (and more!) are available now at: www.swsannualmeeting.org.
Then, in October, SWS-PNW has paired with the Society for Ecological Restoration Northwest to present the 2018 joint meeting: Restoring Resilient Communities in Changing Landscapes, October 15-19, in Spokane, WA.
Please see www.restoration2018.org for the current call for symposia, sponsors, and more
Note that a majority of both conferences' information will be disseminated via the linked, external website.
The 2017 Pacific Northwest Chapter meeting, Applied Wetland Science in a Changing Northwest World was held on September 26th and 27th, 2017 at the Red Lion Hotel in Kelso, WA. The meeting took a plenary format with day one comprised of a dozen plenary talks on emerging topics in wetland policy, mitigation planning, restoration, and carbon accounting for climate change. Day two consisted of workshops and field trips (with separate registration costs). The meeting was catered and included an evening social on Tuesday, the 26th. Learn more.
Andy McMillan Student Scholarship Information
To encourage student participation at the Pacific Northwest Chapter meetings, the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society of Wetland Scientists sponsors student travel awards. These funds are available to assist students with the costs associated with traveling to and from SWS national meetings and Chapter meetings to present their research and network with professionals. Learn more by visiting the scholarships and awards page.
View the new 2017 Field Indicators of Hydric Soils here.
View Field Guide for the Identification and Use of Common Riparian Woody Plants of the Intermountain West and Pacific Northwest Regions here.
SWS is pleased to provide a monthly webinar series on wetland science topics of interest. Webinar registration is complimentary to all SWS members. Check out the Upcoming Webinars page to learn more! In addition, all webinars are recorded and archived for complimentary viewing by members on our Past Webinars page.