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2019 Natural Areas Conference

October 8, 2019 - October 10, 2019
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Mark your calendar for the 2019 Natural Areas Conference in Pittsburgh, PA October 8-10! The 46th conference will take place at the Pittsburgh Sheraton, which is right on the waterfront at the place where the three rivers of Pittsburgh – the Monongahela, the Allegheny, and the Ohio – come together. The views are spectacular – and scores of diverse natural areas are only a short drive away.

The theme is At the Water’s Edge – Managing our Land and Water in a Changing Landscape. This event will focus on providing access to cutting-edge information, emerging management techniques, and science-based practices for natural areas practitioners.

​Topics include:

  • Best Management Practices on land for Freshwater Ecosystem Integrity
  • Mitigating the Impact of Energy Development
  • Advances in State Forest Management
  • Identifying Natural Areas for Conservation
  • Management of Wildlife Habitat
  • Invasive Species Management and Prevention
  • Using Data and Technology to advance Conservation
  • Parcelization of Large Private Land – Opportunities for Conservation
  • Native Plant Conservation Initiatives
  • Pollinators in Natural Areas Management
  • Management Planning to advance the Conservation of Special Species/Natural Communities
  • Urban Natural Areas and Green Infrastructure
  • Wetlands Conservation (for Rare Species)
  • Climate Change – Species and Natural Communities on the Move
  • Restoration of Natural Areas Qualities


Start: October 8, 2019
End: October 10, 2019
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Venue Name: Pittsburgh Sheraton
300 W Station Square Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States
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