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Spring 2015 Great Plains Symposium

The Center’s 41st Annual Great Plains Symposium will be held in the spring of 2015 with the theme of Chief Standing Bear, the Standing Bear Trail, and continuing issues for Native Americans in the Great Plains today. The symposium is a two-day interdisciplinary event that will attract scholars, public officials, tribal members, and other interested members of the public from across the Great Plains. In conjunction with the symposium, the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs (ncia) will hold its 2015 Chief Standing Bear Breakfast in Lincoln where it will be part of the symposium’s events. Visit for further details.


May 4–7, 2014

The National Ground Water Association (ngwa) Groundwater Summit will be held in Denver, Colorado. Patty Limerick, PhD, will deliver the keynote speech, “The West and Water: Filtering Out the Conventional Wisdom and Producing More User-Friendly Historical Lessons.” For more information, visit

August 1–3, 2014

The Midwest Native Plants Conference will be held at the Bergamo Center in Dayton, Ohio. Friday’s keynote speaker will be Richard Darke, landscape designer and author of The Woodland Garden. The conference offers informative workshops, breakout sessions, and morning and evening field trips. For more information, visit

August 10–15, 2014

The Ecological Society of America’s 99th annual meeting will be held in Sacramento, California. This meeting’s theme is “From Oceans to Mountains: It’s All Ecology.” For more information, visit

September 25–27, 2014

The Nebraska Academy of Science Fall Conference will be held at Camp Calvin Crest at Fremont, Nebraska. For more information, visit

October 2014

The 2014 Natural Areas Conference will be held in Dayton, Ohio. This conference is an unparalleled opportunity to learn about new research, receive valuable training, and make important connections with other professionals in conservation-related fields. Visit for more information.

October 29–November 1, 2014

The 2014 Plains Anthropological Conference will be held in Fayetteville, Arkansas. For more information, contact Kenneth L. Kvamme, chairman, at or visit [End Page 110]



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