CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Deadline for abstracts submission: January 31, 2017

Submit abstracts to masrc11@gmail.com

The 8th Mid-Atlantic Stream Restoration Conference will provide an opportunity for individuals involved with streams to share ideas and lessons learned in stream restoration planning, assessment, design, construction, and evaluation and other topical stream issues. The conference includes presentations, discussions, exhibits, and pre-conference workshops. Scientists and practitioners are encouraged to share experiences, network with colleagues, and become involved in shaping the future of stream restoration in the Mid-Atlantic. You can begin by submitting your abstract and/or poster and registering for the conference. Please see the abstract submittal checklist below.

Theme:  “Building a Better Bridge between Science and Practice” – How do we connect new and ongoing research/science with practice?  

Target Audience:  Scientists, practitioners, resource professionals and related

Topics:
·         Stream Impacts from Land Use activities and resource extraction
·         Headwater Streams
·         Innovative restoration design tools, methods and adaptations
·         Watershed scale planning and restoration
·         Stormwater management
·         Communities and streams
·         Functional Stream Assessment Methodologies
·         Aquatic Species Habitat Restoration
·         Monitoring
·         Stream Restoration and TMDLs – Policies, Research, and Methods
·         Post-Disaster Restoration
·         Stream Restoration Permitting Process – Advances and Challenges
·         Stream Policies
·         The economics of stream restoration
·         The ecology of stream restoration
·         The Chesapeake Bay TMDL

Deadline:  January 31, 2017

Please include on the abstract – sample abstract

  • Primary Presenter/Contact (one person only)
  • Organization, address, telephone number & email address of primary contact
  • Title of presentation
  • Category from Call for Abstracts
  • Author(s) (as it would appear in a publication)
  • Abstract Text (350 words max)
  • submit the abstract to masrc11@gmail.com

If your abstract is accepted, it will be published in the Conference Proceedings.  If the subject you wish to address is not listed, please submit your abstract and/or poster proposal using the “Miscellaneous” category. Provided your presentation meets the selection criteria, we will do our best to include in the program.  Presenters will be notified by May 1, 2017 if they will be included in the program.