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Pre-Conference Ecology Field Trips

EcoSummit 2012 is offering eight exciting pre-conference tours focusing on a variety of topics addressing the conference’s key theme of Ecological Sustainability and Ecosystem Services Restoration. The field trips, which will be based out of the vibrant, cosmopolitan cities of New York, Washington DC, Atlanta, Miami, New Orleans, Chicago and Columbus, will take place between Thursday, September 27 and Sunday, September 30, 2012. City locations were chosen for easy access for international travelers. Each tour will be led by knowledgeable scholars and practitioners.

The tours will include the following 8 sites:

Field Trip 1:
NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY - SOLD OUT
Hackensack Meadowlands and Delaware Bay Salt Marsh Restorations, New Jersey


Field Trip 2:
WASHINGTON DC - CANCELLED
Central Appalachian Mountain Highlands and Canaan Valley, West Virginia


Field Trip 3:
WASHINGTON DC - SOLD OUT
Chesapeake Bay Restoration and Anacostia River Urban Restoration, Maryland and Washington DC


Field Trip 4:
ATLANTA - SOLD OUT
Southern Appalachian Mountains Biodiversity/Smoky Mountains, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina


Field Trip 5:
MIAMI - SOLD OUT
Everglades Restoration, Florida


Field Trip 6:
NEW ORLEANS - CANCELLED
Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River Delta Restoration, Louisiana


Field Trip 7:
CHICAGO - SOLD OUT
Laurentian Great Lakes Restoration and Ecological Succession Landmark (Indiana Dunes), Illinois and Indiana


Field Trip 8:
COLUMBUS - SOLD OUT
Western Appalachian Mountain Mineland Restoration and "The Wilds” Conservation Center, Ohio


Please click on field trips for details.
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Sign up for the field trips when you register as a conference delegate. Seating is limited on tours, so please register soon! (Registration for the conference will open in August 2011). Only delegates attending the EcoSummit are able to sign up for the pre-conference field trips.

Use this as an opportunity to spend additional time in these exciting metropolitan areas before coming to Columbus for EcoSummit 2012.

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