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South Atlantic Chapter Meetings

The SAC 2015 meeting was held in Athens, Georgia on October 26-27, 2015

Schedule and Venue
The 2015 South Atlantic Chapter Meeting was held at the University of Georgia's Flinchum's Phoenix Lodge, an intimate, scenic venue in Whitehall Forest along the Oconee River. Dr. Merryl Alber, Director of the NSF Georgia Coastal Longterm Ecological Research site, discussed coastal wetland research in Georgia for the plenary. Two days of contributed talks and posters addressed various aspects of freshwater and coastal wetland research across the Southeastern US, and elsewhere. 

Field Trips
A pre-meeting trip to Appalachian wetlands was held on Sunday, October 25, and a post-meeting trip was held on Wednesday, October 28, to Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in Augusta where attendees toured the 360 acre complex of waste-water treatment wetlands there. 

SAC Meetings

The South Atlantic Chapter holds business meetings at the annual meeting/conference of the Society of Wetland Scientists. Chapter members are strongly encouraged to attend these meetings and your presence constitutes a quorum for transaction of official business. The Chapter may also meet with the Association of Southeastern Biologists at their annual meeting, or at other times and places as appropriate.

For meeting minutes and chapter business reports see South Atlantic Chapter Meetings Minutes and Reports.

Chapter Group Photo Oct 2015

Pictured Above: Chapter Business Meeting Attendees 2015


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