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Conservation of Fragile Karst Resources
  • Date: Monday, May 18th, 20202020-05-18 through Friday, May 22nd, 20202020-05-18
  • Time: All Day
  • Location: Downing Student UnionDowning Student Union

WKU, the George Wright Society, and the Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve invite you to attend Conservation of Fragile Karst Resources: A Workshop on Sustainability and Community to be held May 18-22, 2020, at Downing Student Union.  The purpose of this meeting is to enhance communication and the sharing of ideas and resources between major international conservation and science programs that protect, study, or manage cave and karst resources and brings together a diverse group of international scientists, educators, resource managers, and community partners.

Activities will include keynote addresses from prominent karst scientists, workshops, technical paper, poster, and flash-talk sessions, mid-week field excursions to Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve, the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the International Association of Hydrogeologists Karst Commission, in addition to evening banquets, local music, and tours at Hidden River Cave and Lost River Cave. More information is available at https://unescokarst2020.com/.

Discount student and early bird registration rates are available through January 31, 2020. Abstract submission deadline: November 30, 2019. To register, please visit: https://unescokarst2020.com/registration/.

Contact: Autumn Forschler, autumn.forschler@wku.edu

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