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News and Notes

Conferences

The Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences will hold its annual conference June 21–24, 2017, at the University of Arizona in Tucson. The conference theme is "Environment, Wellness, and Communities." Website: https://aessonline.org/2017-conference/

The ninth annual Midwest Native Plants Conference will be held July 28–30, 2017, at the Bergamo Center in Dayton, Ohio. The conference will explore Urban Ecology and Restoration, with a special keynote presentation dedicated to the Oak Tree Family. The conference offers informative workshops, breakout sessions, and morning and evening field trips. Website: http://midwestnativeplants.org/

The Ecological Society of America's 102nd annual meeting will be held August 6–11, 2017, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. The theme for the meeting is "Linking Biodiversity, Material Cycling, and Ecosystem Services in a Changing World." Website: http://www.esa.org/portland/#.WByopS0rKpo

The University of Nebraska's Center for Grassland Studies will hold its 2017 Nebraska Grazing Conference in Kearney, Nebraska, August 8–9, 2017. Website: http://grassland.unl.edu/current-conference

The eighth annual conference of the Midwest World History Association will be held September 22–23, 2017, at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma. Website: http://www.mwwha.org/conference-2017.html

The 75th annual meeting of the Plains Anthropological Society will be held in Bismarck, North Dakota, October 4–7, 2017. Website: http://plainsanthropologicalsociety.org/meeting

The 38th annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry will be held November 12–16, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Website: http://www.setac.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=489412

The 2018 Center for Great Plains Studies Symposium will be held April 18–20, 2018, in Kearney, Nebraska. The conference will focus on "Tourism and Conservation in the Great Plains." For more information, including an opportunity to submit a presentation, panel discussion, or workshop session, email knieland2@unl.edu. Website: http://www.unl.edu/plains/2018-ecotourism-symposium [End Page 67]

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