2019 NATURAL AREAS CONFERENCE
October 8-10, 2019
Pittsburgh Sheraton - Pittsburgh, PA
Mark your calendar for the 2019 Natural Areas Conference in Pittsburgh, PA October 8-10! Our 46th conference will take place at the Pittsburgh Sheraton, which is right on the waterfront at the place where the three rivers of Pittsburgh - the Monongahela, the Allegheny, and the Ohio - come together. The views are spectacular - and scores of diverse natural areas are only a short drive away.
Our theme is At the Water's Edge - Managing our Land and Water in a Changing Landscape. This event will focus on providing access to cutting-edge information, emerging management techniques, and science-based practices for natural areas practitioners.
We're excited to be partnering with the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources' Natural Heritage Program for this event.
Best Management Practices on land for Freshwater Ecosystem Integrity
Mitigating the Impact of Energy Development
Advances in State Forest Management
Identifying Natural Areas for Conservation
Management of Wildlife Habitat
Invasive Species Management and Prevention
Using Data and Technology to advance Conservation
Parcelization of Large Private Land – Opportunities for Conservation
Native Plant Conservation Initiatives
Pollinators in Natural Areas Management
Management Planning to advance the Conservation of Special Species/Natural Communities
Urban Natural Areas and Green Infrastructure
Wetlands Conservation (for Rare Species)
Climate Change – Species and Natural Communities on the Move
Restoration of Natural Areas Qualities