Natural History of the Gila Symposium

The Gila River in southwest New Mexico, taken in November 2021 by Silver City photographer Elroy Limmer.

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Date(s) - 02/23/2022 - 02/24/2022
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The 9th Biennial Natural History of the Gila Symposium is slated to occur February 23-24, 2022. The hybrid event features presentations on research, management, education and policy focused on the Gila region of southwest New Mexico and southeast Arizona. This is a FREE event. More information is available at wnmu.edu/gilasymposium.

Program at a Glance

Wednesday, February 23
Noon – 1:00 Registration in the foyer, Global Resource Center
1:00 – 1:30 Welcome, Dr. Joe Shepard, President of WNMU
1:30 – 1:45 Welcome, Adam Mendonca, Forest Supervisor, Gila NF
1:45 – 2:15 Keynote Speaker: Ed Zahniser, Writer/Editor, NPS (retired)
2:15 – 2:30 BREAK
2:30 – 5:00 Concurrent Sessions:
A: Aquatic Ecology
B: Habitat Restoration/Conservation Tools
6:00 – 8:00 Creative Voices (The Commons)
Thursday, February 24
8:00 – 8:40 Awards Presentation
8:40 – 10:20 Concurrent Sessions:
A: Mammals
B: Plants/Fungi
10:20 – 10:30 BREAK
10:30 – 11:45 Archaeology/Education/Astronomy
11:45 – 1:00 Lunch on Your Own
1:00 – 1:30 Keynote Speaker: Stephanie Garcia Richard, NM Commissioner of Public Lands
1:30 – 1:45 BREAK
1:45 – 4:15 Forestry Session
1:30 – 4:00 Posters available for viewing

 

  • Natural History of the Gila Symposium IX Room 1 (GRC Auditorium):

https://wnmu.zoom.us/j/83254076132

  • Natural History of the Gila Symposium IX Room 2 (GRC ABC Meeting Rooms):

https://wnmu.zoom.us/j/89198230890

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