2008 Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) conference is open for registration to the public
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is helping to sponsor the 2008 Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) conference from July 28 to Aug. 1 in Naples, Fla.
The conference will serve as a forum for restoration practitioners to share and learn about the challenges facing the Everglades restoration. GEER 2008’s goal is to analyze which techniques and processes have been successful and which techniques have failed at Everglades restoration attempts. The conference will use information collected at GEER to create a successful plan to achieve complete restoration by 2050.
Anyone with an interest in the Everglades and a desire to gather information about how to help solve restoration issues should register for GEER. Participants will interact in interdisciplinary coffee-house sessions, symposia on environmental topics concerning planning, policy and science, break-out sessions for individual discussion and workshops focusing on restoration planning and ideas.
The cost of the conference is $425, and it includes meeting materials and attendance at all sessions. For more information please visit http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/GEER2008.