The 2018 Colorado Plateau Native Plant Program (CPNPP) Annual Meeting will be February 5-7, 2018, in Grand Junction, CO, at the Doubletree Hotel. It's shaping up to be a fascinating event!
Schedule: 1 pm Monday the 5th through Tuesday the 6th, including a Monday evening poster session reception. Half-day field trip to a nearby restoration trial and the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area on Wednesday the 7th, weather permitting.
This event is free to attend.
Group lodging information is at the bottom of this email.
Background: This annual multi-stakeholder meeting brings together industry, agencies, practitioners, NGOs and researchers to advance our ability to put "The right seed in the right place at the right time" in the greater Colorado Plateau region of Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. The CPNPP is led by the Bureau of Land Management’sPlant Conservation Program effort to work with all stakeholders to implement the National Seed Strategy for Rehabilitation and Restoration.
Special focus for 2018: We particularly invite those working in a Reclamation context to join us.
To Register and Submit Proposed Content: Follow instructions below and reply to this email by December 22. We welcome presentations of different types as well as Focal Sessions or working groups/ break-out activities.
Topics of interest for this meeting include:
· The Plant Materials Market/ Economics
· Seed Testing and Certification
· Seed and Seedling Collection and Production
· Plant Materials Research & Development Pipeline
· All aspects of use in Reclamation and Restoration
· Case Studies and Best Management Practices
· Communication and Education
· New & Improved Tools and Techniques
· Wildlife and Pollinator Habitat
· Data Management and Analyses
· Partnerships and Policy at all Scales
Meeting information will be posted and updated periodically on the CPNPP Meetings webpage, where you can also view the 2017 Program and presentations.
Contact me, Adrienne Pilmanis, CPNPP Coordinator, with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org; 5
I look forward to seeing you in Grand Junction!
Registration & Submission Details to submit per attendee (complete and return to email@example.com):
1. Register for Meeting and Field Trip:
Contact Information (email and telephone):
Interest in Wednesday Field Trip (Y/ N/ Maybe):
2. Proposed Content (fill out separately if >1):
Authors (with entities):
Presenter / Coordinator:
Abstract / Description:
Preference (lightning or regular presentation or poster; Focal Session or Breakout Group Coordination):
3. Request Display table or space:
4. Interest in Sponsoring Reception (sponsor/s will work directly with hotel):
_____________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ______
The Doubletree hotel is holding a block of rooms for the CPNPP on the evenings of the 4th, 5th, and 6th. Rate per night is $93 with breakfast included when reserved before January 14, 2018. There are several other hotels very close to the meeting.
Call the hotel directly (970-241-8888 ext. 4) and mention the Group name of “CPNPP” or use this link: http://doubletree.
hilton.com/ en/dt/groups/personalized/G/ GJTDTDT-CPN-20180204/index. jhtml
Colorado Plateau Native Plant Program
Bureau of Land Management