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The 9th Biennial Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Symposium and the 71st Annual Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee Meeting

  • Dates: 22 – 26 Mar, 2015
  • Location: St. Charles, MO
  • Address: St. Charles Convention Center

The 9th Biennial FMCS Symposium and the 71st Annual UMRCC Meeting will feature contributed abstracts on a range of research and management topics in both oral and poster presentation format, FMCS Committee Meetings and Business Meeting, UMRCC Technical Sessions and Business Meeting, a joint plenary session focusing on the history, successes, and vision of the two societies, and a joint sessions on Big River and Landscape Ecology. The theme for this joint meeting is Conserving Aquatic Ecosystems – At the Confluence of the Past and Future. In addition to the customary platform and poster sessions, the event will also offer a one-day mussel propagation workshop. The mixers, breaks, auction, and banquets will also be jointly held, offering multiple opportunities to network among members. The meeting is hosted by the Missouri Department of Conservation and Ecological Specialists, Inc.  Tom Estrem, Project Scientist from the EES Division of Cardno, Inc. will be in attendance.

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