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The Northwest Scientific Association 86th annual meeting

The Northwest Scientific Association 86th annual meeting

• When: April 1-4, 2015
• Where: Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA
• The UPDATED deadline for abstracts is currently February 28th. By midnight
http://www.northwestscience.org/abstracts

The Northwest Scientific Association 86th annual meeting will be held in Pasco on April 1-4, 2015. This regional meeting offers broad opportunities for presentation of research relevant to the Northwest. Graduate and undergraduate student presentations and posters are encouraged.

NWSA is soliciting abstracts to address a broad range of topics and special sessions in the natural, social, and applied sciences.

Topics:
Anthropology & Archaeology; Aquatic Biology; Biogeography; Botany; Climatology & Meteorology;
Computer Applications; Conservation Biology; Fire Ecology; Fisheries & Wildlife Mgmt;
Forest & Range Mgmt; Geomorphology; Geology; Hydrology; Invertebrate Zoology;
Lichenology & Bryology; Limnology; Mathematical Modeling; Natural Resource Mgmt;
Plant Ecology; Soils & Pedology; Vertebrate Biology

Special Sessions:
Volcanism as a Force Shaping Northwest Ecosystems:
Lessons Learned from 35 Years of Research at Mount Saint Helens
Water Resources in a Changing Environment
Fish Passage in Managed River Systems
Lichenology & Bryology
Management, Restoration, & Preservation Sagebrush Lands
Salmon Recovery in the Columbia Basin
Northwest Geology & Paleontology
Pollinator Ecology in Managed and Natural Systems

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant Program

USDA
• Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant Program
• The deadline for the Letter of Intent is April 9th, and the full proposal will be due in mid-July.
• The three priority areas for this year’s RFA are identified as:
1) Water Availability for Diverse Agricultural Uses: The Right Water for the Right Place and Times;
2) Understanding Decisions and Behaviors Connected with Agriculture and Post-harvest Processing Industry Water Use; and
3) Understanding the Human Health Impacts to Exposure from Nontraditional Water Used in Agriculture
• URL: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/funding/rfas/pdfs/fy2015_afri_water.pdf