8th Natural History of the Gila Symposium

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Date(s) - 02/27/2020 - 02/29/2020
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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The 8th Natural History of the Gila Symposium runs February 27-29,2020. Events will occur on February 27 from 1 to 8 p.m., February 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and February 29 from 8 a.m. to noon. A Thursday night “Creative Voice” session will feature local and regional writers who will present their impressions of the Gila Region. Saturday morning field trips will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about archaeology, birds, geology, plants, et cetera of this unique area.

The Natural History of the Gila Symposium has a mission to provide a venue for researchers, land managers, conservationists, and educators to meet and share information and ideas gathered from the Gila Region including watersheds and neighboring areas extending into southwestern New Mexico, southeastern Arizona and Mexico.

Partners for this symposium include: United States Forest Service, Western Institute of Lifelong Learning, Bureau of Land Management, Native Plant Society of New Mexico – Gila Chapter, the Audubon Society (Southwestern New Mexico Chapter), New Mexico State University, and Western New Mexico University.

Gila National Forest Service funding allows everyone to attend the Natural History of the Gila Symposium FREE OF CHARGE.

Steering Committee Members: Wen-chi Chen, Joneen (Jony) Cockman, Gregor Hamilton, Beth Leuck, Dustin Myers, Corrie Neighbors, William (Bill) Norris, Theodore (Ted) Presler, Art Telles, Roland Shook, Heather Steinmann, and Kathy Whiteman.

More info, including a current schedule and bios of the 2020 keynote speakers, is available here.

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