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AERC: Association of Ecosystem Research Centers

2011 AERC Symposium

When: October 19

Where: Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.

"Benefits of Ecosystems to Humans in the 21st Century"

The Program: (Rooms 4018/4019, National Museum of the American Indian)
Charles Perrings (Arizona State University*). The Economic Value of Healthy Ecosystems: "Optimizing" Biodiversity Conservation. (Abstract) (Presentation: PowerPoint)

Donald E. Weller and Thomas Jordan (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center*). Effects of Riparian Buffers: New Models and Management Implications. (Abstract) (Presentation: PowerPoint / PDF)

Brian Palik (USDA Forest Service). Sustaining Healthy Forests Using Natural Models to Guide Management (Abstract) (Presentation: PowerPoint / PDF)

Rebecca Moore (University of Georgia*). The Public Value of Healthy Forests (Abstract) (Presentation: PowerPoint)

Andy Rosenburg. (University of New Hampshire*/Conservation International). The Importance of Healthy Ecosystems for Fisheries and Coastal Communities. (Abstract) (Presentation: PowerPoint)

Funding snap-shots by federal agencies (TBD)

Reception to follow in the Patrons Lounge, National Museum of the American Indian

*Member institutions of the Association of Ecosystem Research Centers (AERC)