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With nearly 190 people in attendance, the 2015 Vermont Monitoring Cooperative Conference was a great success. Videos and presentations are now available on the meeting website, and the proceedings will be coming out in early 2016, including executive summaries of the morning plenary and afternoon working sessions.
Abstract and poster submissions are open for the 2015 Vermont Monitoring Cooperative Conference, to be held December 11 at the Davis Center on UVM's campus in Burlington. It's the 25th year of the VMC, making it a great time to look back on all the monitoring information collected on the forested ecosystems of the region and reconnect with others working on pressing environmental issues in the state. Consider submitting a talk or poster, and we look forward to seeing you there!
The Fall issue of ecoNEWS VT is here! With updates on precipitation trends, technological advances in nest monitoring and land use conservation strategies, the Fall issue of ecoNEWS Vermont has some great new information
Check out the latest forest health updates from the State of Vermont for April 2015, including signs of spring and damage discovered as the snows receded.
Content from our annual conference is now online! With over 130 people attending despite pretty nasty weather, this year's Annual Conference was a great success. Thank you to all those that participated and attended for making it such a great day for learning, networking and information sharing, with special thanks to our morning plenary speakers for taking time out of their busy days to share their thoughts and ideas.
The afternoon schedule has been set, and we have 30 great talks on offer. Learn what forest indicators are telling us about the forests of the future, effects of future land use change on bobcats, and a snapshot of extreme stream flow events on Mt. Mansfield, and much more. Titles and abstracts are available on the meeting agenda page, and don't forget to register.
Registration for the 2014 VMC Conference is now open, and the deadline for submitting a talk or poster has been moved to November 7. Conference details and paper and poster submission forms are available on our website. It's going to be a great time!
The VMC Annual Conference will be held on December 11, 2014 at UVM. This year's theme - "Science to Policy: Benefitting from Actionable Science" - will focus on how to get the best and most timely research and monitoring findings to the policy and decision makers that need it. Check out the evolving agenda, our call for posters and presentation submissions, and the chance to propose your own working session at the meeting home page, www.uvm.edu/vmc/annualMeeting/2014. Registration will open later this month, and we look forward to seeing you in December!
The Wilderness Act turns 50 this year, and the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests and partners (including VMC) are putting on a celebration in Middlebury, Vermont, in its honor. Join for a day of talks, hiking and workshops!