EcoSummit 2016

August 29, 2016 - September 01, 2016

The 5th International EcoSummit Congress, EcoSummit 2016 - Ecological Sustainability: Engineering Change, will take place at The Corum Convention Centre, Montpellier from 29 August – 1 September 2016. This conference series was founded in 1996 in Copenhagen, as a forum to meet the demands of scientists working in several new ecological disciplines, and who required a better understanding ... read more


August 30, 2016 - September 01, 2016

The Challenge of Science Leadership Workshop — a three-day leadership workshop taught by United Kingdom-based The Barefoot Thinking Company — will take place at the Institute on the Environment starting August 30 and running through September 1, 2016. read more

2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress

September 01, 2016 - September 10, 2016

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Council has selected Hawaii, United States of America, as the host of the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress – the world’s largest conservation event. Held every four years, the Congress brings together leaders from government, the public sector, non-governmental organizations, business, UN agencies and indigenous and gras... read more

Carden Plain Grassland Habitat Enhancements

September 07, 2016 - September 07, 2016

The Couchiching Conservancy has entered into agreements with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to provide habitat offsets under the Species At Risk Benefit Exchange (SARBEX) program. These projects are to improve breeding habitat primarily for bobolink and Eastern meadowlark, both species being listed as threatened within the province. Two properties will be visited, Blueb... read more

3rd International Conference “Water resources and wetlands”

September 08, 2016 - September 10, 2016

The Romanian Limnogeographical Association (RLA) in collaboration with the German Limnological Society (GLS), Polish Limnological Society (PLS), Danube Delta National Institute Tulcea (DDNI) and the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve Authority (DDBRA) would like to invite you to take part in the 3rd International Conference “Water resources and wetlands” set to take place between 8-10 S... read more

10th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference

September 16, 2016 - September 24, 2016

The INTECOL International Wetlands conference is the largest, most influential international conference in the field of wetland science and applications. It is held every four years with the support of the INTECOL Wetland Working Group (WWG). This conference will provide a platform to review advances in research on wetland biodiversity and ecosystem management as well as the functional roles of... read more

European Ecosystem Services Conference

September 19, 2016 - September 23, 2016

From 19-23 September 2016 the European Ecosystem Services Conference 'Helping nature to help us' will take place in Antwerp, Belgium. The conference is organized by several EU funded research projects (OPERAs and OpenNESS), ECOPLAN and the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP), and hosted by the University of Antwerp. It will be the biggest European event in 2016 that links science, policy and p... read more

Field Techniques for Surveying Vegetation

September 21, 2016 - October 26, 2016

This 5 week part-time online course enables students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct effective vegetation surveys and to choose the correct sampling strategies. Taught by Dr Jocelyne Hughes, the course offers expert practical training for conservationists working in a diversity of habitats and biomes. As a part-time online course, Field Techniques for Surveying Vegetation ... read more

Wetland Construction: Planning and Functional Design at Rutgers University

September 28, 2016 - September 29, 2016

As state and federal wetland mitigation standards evolve away from an acre-for-acre approach to a focus on replacing wetland functions, your understanding of the wetland's "wet part" has never been more critical. Building on your understanding of wetland functions, this course will guide you on the many factors required to plan and design a functional wetland with an emphasis on two key compone... read more

Identification of Tidal Wetland Plants

October 03, 2016 - October 04, 2016

Whether you work in salt marshes or freshwater wetlands on the Coastal Plain, you will find this course invaluable. It begins with a brief introduction to wetland plant characteristics and the easy-to-use keys in the instructor's book - "Field Guide to Tidal Wetland Plants of the Northeastern U.S. and Neighboring Canada." The book covers over 500 plants found in saline and freshwater wetlands a... read more