It's here! The long-awaited symposium of the Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center gets underway this week in Juneau.
Titled Coastal Temperate Rainforests: Integrating Science, Resource Management, and Communities, the event will synthesize best practices, foster collaboration for future projects, and improve community engagement in science and resource management.
The symposium kicks off with a field trip to Berners Bay on April 17 before convening for two more days at Centennial Hall on April 18 and 19. Visit http://acrc.alaska.edu/ to register or download the full program, which includes discussions on ecosystem management, wilderness, trans-boundary data integration, climate change, and much more.