The 4th Annual Meeting of the Midwest-Great Lakes SER Chapter was hosted by University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment and the Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum on May 4 to 6, 2012.
One-hundred and thirty-eight persons from 9 states (MI, IL, WI, IN, OH, MN, MD, PA, and UT) attended the meeting, which had a plenary session, a keynote presentation, two symposia, two workshops, 21 contributed poster presentations, and 36 contributed oral presentations related to the role of ecological restoration in connecting nature and culture in human-dominated environments.
A meeting highlight was a joint plenary session and field trip focusing on the conservation and restoration of the eastern massasauga rattlesnake. Meeting attendees also had the opportunity to participate in three offsite field trips to local restoration sites in Michigan.
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