January 13th & 14th, 2017
Kellogg Conference Center
East Lansing, Michigan

Please share widely!
Submit your Poster and Student Poster Abstracts by Dec. 1st

Click here to submit your abstract

Posters are a great way for students, volunteers, and professionals to share their field work and research at the Conference. Posters are on display for the whole conference, and the Friday Evening Poster Reception is a dedicated time for conference attendees to connect with you about your work. Submit your abstract by Tuesday, December 1st!

Students – This is a great opportunity to gain experience presenting at a professional conference, and our student registration rates are steeply discounted! All student posters are entered into the Best Student Poster Competition, which is judged by a committee of academics and land management professionals. The Best Student Poster winner receives an award of $100. Be sure to submit your abstracts!

*Conference Agenda now Available

The Conference agenda is nearly complete, and is available on the Conference webpage. Click on the title of each presentation to read the presentation abstract and presenter bio.

*Registration Now Open

Click here to register – Be sure to register by December 16th to take advantage of our early bird prices!

*Invite Your Friends

Join our event on Facebook and invite your friends and colleagues. You can also forward this message on to anyone who would be interested in attending the event.
All our best,

-SPA Conference Planning Committee

Barb Barton – Michigan Department of Transportation & The Gathering Society
David Borneman – City of Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation
Lisa Brush – The Stewardship Network
Jacqueline Courteau – Ecology consultant
Celia Larsen  – Rudolf Steiner School
Rachel Muelle – The Stewardship Network