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African Review Migration and Environment (ARME), is a bilingual international journal, published twice annually in French and English. It is a collaborative publication by two leading African Universities: Peleforo Gon Coulibaly University, Ivory Coast and Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.
Now accepting proposals! For the 2017 Natural Areas Conference. The 44th annual Conference will be held at the Hilton Fort Collins, on the edge of the Colorado State University Campus, in the shadow of Colorado's beautiful Front Range. The theme this year is Working Beyond Boundaries: Collaboration as a Key to Natural Areas Management.
Deadline for the Call for Proposals is May 12.
We invite proposals related to these topics:
- Conservation Across (Natural/Political/Cultural) Boundaries
- Urban/Wildland Interface
- Wilderness and Research Natural Areas Management
- Value of Healthy Land in Water Resource Management
- Role of Native Plant Materials in Restoration & Rehabilitation
- Role of Natural Areas in Pollinator and Invertebrate Conservation
- Natural Areas Management in Light of Climate Change
- Value of Ecosystem Services and Working Landscapes
- Restoration in the Anthropocene
- Communicating About Natural Areas Conservation
- Technology for Land Management Success
- Forest and Range Management
- Wildland Fire as a Management Tool
- Invasive Species Management
- Species Re/Introductions & Assisted Migration
- Rare Species Management
Visit the conference website to find more details about proposal types and to submit your proposal.
Types of proposals:
- Organized oral sessions
- Oral Presentations
- Poster Presentations
Students are especially encouraged to submit abstracts for General Session oral and poster presentations. Students will be eligible to compete for prizes in the student presentation competition. Find out more about what the 2017 Natural Areas Conference offers students.
When a community asks for assistance with a project through the application, National Park Service staff provide free, on-location facilitation and planning expertise. We draw from project experiences across the country and adapt best practices to a community's specific needs.
NPS staff help:
- Define project vision and goals
- Inventory and map community resources
- Identify and analyze key issues and opportunities
- Engage collaborative partners and stakeholders
- Design community outreach and participation strategies
- Develop concept plans for trails, parks, and natural areas
- Set priorities and build consensus
- Identify funding sources
- Develop a sustainable organizational framework to support the project
Interested? Apply Today. In order to obtain National Park Service assistance for your community project, please visit the application page for more information.