The Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center is hosting a symposium entitled Coastal Temperate Rainforests: Integrating Science, Resource Management, and Communities. This symposium will feature keynote speakers and international plenary sessions addressing interacting systems, ecosystem services, conservation across borders, resource planning and management, public policy, and education. A field trip will take place on April 17 and the symposium sessions will take place at Centennial Hall in Juneau, Alaska on April 18 and 19, 2012.
Confirmed keynote speakers include: Dr. Ben Santer of Lawrence Livermore Laboratory; Deep time geologist Dr. Kirk Johnson; Dr. Paul Alaback, Emeritus Professor from University of Montana; Dr. Gordon Orians, and; Dr. Terry Chapin from the Institute of Arctic Biology.
Registration for this world-class symposium is now open at http://acrc.alaska.edu/acrc_education/Symposium/registration.html