May 23, 2019 - May 24, 2019

Reno, Nevada

2019 California/Nevada Chapter Annual Conference: Women in Conservation

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Hailey Wilmer, rangeland scientist with the USDA-ARS

Field Tour Topics:

  • Farm-to-Table Operations at Girlfarm
  • Historic Agriculture in the Sierra Valley
  • Watershed Research at Sagehen Creek Research Station
  • Stormwater and erosion management on a Regional Trail System

Speaker Series Topics:

  • Women in Agriculture
  • Invertebrates and Wetland Health
  • Land Management and Amphibian Habitat
  • Soil and Water Conservation through Stream Restoration
  • Importance of Ecological Sites to Landscape Conservation
  • Impacts of Urban and Suburban Landscape Management on Watershed Health

Women in Conservation Panel Discussion:

  • An informal, evening event on May 23 at Craft Wine & Beer in Reno, NV. Dr. Wilmer will lead a discussion with several women involved in soil and water conservation in the CA-NV region. Conference attendees will receive one complimentary drink.

Student Poster Session:

  • Undergraduate students from California and Nevada universities are invited to participate in a juried poster session with cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ($200, $100, and $50, respectively). Students interested in participating should submit an abstract of their poster via email to Please help spread the news of this opportunity!

Learn more and register online.

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