Our Programming Team is currently accepting conference proposals for oral presentations and poster presentations in the following topic areas:

  • Ecosystem services
  • Geo-ecology and evolution of the coastal plain
  • Climate change and prairie conservation
  • Historical and societal perspectives of prairies
  • The human connection: Prairies, watersheds, and human health
  • Economics of working prairies
  • Prairie Education
  • Urban prairies
  • Community engagement and communication (art, photography, videography, education, diversity)
  • Branding and marketing 
  • The prairie – watershed connection (geology/soil, flood control, aquifer recharge, water quality    
  • Management of prairies (fire, invasive species, patch burn grazing, grazing, mowing, etc.)
  • Restoring degraded land
  • Prairie animals (life history & ecology of invertebrates, herps, birds, mammals, microbes) 
  • Prairie plants (life history, ecology, response to management practices)
  • Assessment and monitoring of prairies (remote sensing, GIS, etc.) 
  • Control of invasives