International Conference Explores Changing Forests and Water Resources

 

Forests_and_Water_Conference_2015.jpgEvery three years, researchers from across the globe meet to share findings from forest and water research needed to support land management and policy decisions in a changing world. Eastern Threat Center research ecologist Ge Sun is among those who established the 1st International Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment held in 2006 in Beijing, China, and he has continued to play a key role in planning the conferences that followed. Most recently, he served as a technical committee member for the fourth of these conferences, held in Kelowna, British Columbia. Attendees, including Sun and fellow Eastern Threat Center scientists Johnny Boggs and Dennis Hallema, presented research results in a forum designed to foster knowledge exchange and opportunities for international collaboration. Read more in CompassLive...

Pictured: 2015 conference attendees. Attendance has increased exponentially since the first International Conference on Forests and Water in a Changing Environment was held in 2006.

 

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