Restoration 2012: Beyond Borders - Symposia deadline extended to Tuesday, Jan. 31st and registration is now open

Symposia deadline extended to Tuesday Jan 31st and registration is now open for "Restoration 2012: Beyond Borders", occurring May 15th - 18th at the University of Victoria, BC. The conference is jointly sponsored by American Fisheries Society: Washington-British Columbia Chapter, The Society for Ecological Restoration, Northwest and British Columbia Chapters, and the University of Victoria Restoration of Natural Systems Program.

There will be three full days of technical talks/symposia and concurrent workshops, and one day of field trips (Friday). We welcome all disciplines, including botany, ecology, fisheries, wildlife, forestry, hydrology, and marine biology, and expertise representing academics, practitioners, research, and government. This conference will be a gathering of scientists, restoration professionals, and government agencies involved in ecological restoration and fisheries issues in our local environment in the northwestern U.S. and B.C. The event will be a tremendous opportunity to communicate and network with people who share your business, academic, and/or non-profit goals in fisheries and ecological restoration. Attendance is expected to exceed 500 people.

Symposia Submission: Submit a brief (~500 word) abstract that describes your proposed symposium. Deadline for symposia submittals has been extended to: Tuesday, January 31, 2012. Please upload your symposia submittals to the following website:

The symposia list will be posted on the website in early February 2012. For more information on symposia, please contact Josh Jensen at, or by phone at 206.903.3374.

More information on the meeting, including registration and how to submit abstracts for the conference, can be found at: