US-IALE 2016 Annual Meeting
April 3, 2016–April 7, 2016
The US-IALE 2016 Annual Meeting will be held April 3 - 7, 2016 at the Asheville Renaissance Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina. Make plans now to join other landscape ecology practitioners, professionals and students! The theme of the meeting will simply be “Landscape Change.” With this simple zen-like theme, we strive to capture the defining characteristic and the inherent nature of our modern world in the Anthropocene epoch. Program highlights will include plenary sessions with featured speakers, symposia and contributed papers, in-depth workshops on key topics, field trips, and networking events!
Hosted by: the Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center and the Southern Research Station of the USDA Forest Service.
Local Organizers: William W. Hargrove, Ph.D., Research Ecologist (Co-Chair); Kurt Riitters, Ph.D., Research Ecologist & Team Leader (Co-Chair); Danny C. Lee, Ph.D., Center Director; Steven P Norman, Ph.D., Research Ecologist; Stephanie Worley-Firley, Biological Science Information Specialist
Venue: The host hotel, the Asheville Renaissance Hotel, is one of the most centrally located Asheville, NC hotels and is just minutes away from Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway.
US-IALE fosters landscape ecology in the United States, providing a link among practitioners in landscape ecology in the U.S. and the international community, and promoting interdisciplinary research and communication among scientists, planners, and other professionals concerned with landscape ecology.