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The 5th Annual
Western Great Lakes Research Conference
March 22-23, 2006


Call for Papers

Overview:  This conference provides a forum for resource managers, their cooperators, and other interested parties in the western Great Lakes region to exchange information about natural and cultural resource research and management activities at parks and other protected areas.

Call for Papers: For abstracts of research and natural or cultural resource projects applicable to National Park Service units and other natural areas of the western Great Lakes region or in the upper Midwest.  We will host two days of presentations (20 minutes with 5 minutes for Q/A) and posters of research and applied management projects.  Abstracts should clearly articulate study objectives, methods, results, and major findings/recommendations.  Abstracts should be 250 words or less and include all authors names and affiliations.  Be sure to include preference for oral or poster presentation. Submit abstracts to raelynn@umn.eduAbstracts are due February 10, 2006. Authors will be notified of acceptance by February 24th.

Logistics: The conference will be held at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
on US Hwy. 2 and County Hwy. G, West of Ashland, Wisconsin.  We will begin 9:00, Wednesday, March 22 and end at 4:00 Thursday, March 23, 2006. 

Contact Information: For more information contact Julie Van Stappen at 715-779-3398 extension 211, RaeLynn Jones Loss at 612-624-0734 or Jerrilyn Thompson at 612-624-3699.  For more information about the conference:


This conference is sponsored by the National Park Service' (NPS) Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, NPS Great Lakes Inventory & Monitoring Network, NPS Great Lakes Research and Education Center, Great Lakes-Northern Forest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, University of Minnesota, and Northland College.

Jerrilyn L Thompson, Research Coordinator
National Park Service
Great Lakes Northern Forest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit
University of Minnesota  College of Natural Resources
115 Green Hall, 1530 Cleveland Av N
St. Paul, MN  55108
612-624-3699; fax: 612-625-5212  cell phone: 651-491-3930
thompson@umn.edu  --or--   jerrilyn_thompson@nps.gov

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