3rd Playa Research Symposium
October 26 - 27 in Kearney, Nebraska
Who? Students, researchers, land managers, conservation professionals, and anyone else interested in playa wetlands
Where? Younes Conference Center, Kearney, Nebraska
What? Technical presentations, panel discussions, and posters to learn about and share results of recent research related to playa wetland conservation, management, and ecology in the Great Plains
Topics on the agenda tentatively include: wetland mapping using satellite imagery or UAVs, effects of drought and land use change, connectivity of playa networks, water quality concerns and benefits, playas as bird habitat, groundwater recharge through playas, and climate change impacts.
For more information, please contact:
Dana Varner, RWBJV Science Coordinator (Dana_Varner@fws.gov)
The Playa Research Symposium will be held immediately following the Platte River Basin Conference at the same location. Presenters and attendees are welcome and encouraged to attend both.
Check back later for more information about how to register!