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Please note, conference details are continually being updated. For more information, click on the above "2016 Conference Details" link. For information on lodging at Camp Cho-Yeh and locally please click here - Lodging Options
Important Registration Information:
The registration fee covers: Friday evening social and dinner, entrance to Saturday & Sunday Keynote Address and conference sessions, Saturday lunch, Saturday evening social and poster session, Saturday Awards Dinner, and the Friday & Saturday Campfires & S'Mores.
Friday Field Trips - November 11th: Friday Field Trips on November 11th are not included in the registration fee. Be sure to sign up for them on Eventbrite. For those attending full day field trips, fees include a brown bag lunch. Click here for field trip details: Friday Field Trips
Lodging: Bunkrooms are available at Camp Cho-Yeh. We also have a block of rooms reserved at the Hampton Inn in Livingston. You will need to register for these separately. Lodging is not included in the registration. Please click the link Lodging Options for more information and to register for lodging.
On-Site Registration: You may register on-site with cash or check. On-site registrations will be at the late registration fee and will not include meals or lodging. Please note, we do not offer a daily rate for attending one day only.
Registration Confirmation: Upon completion of your registration, you will receive an e-mail with a confirmation notice which serves as a receipt that may be used to invoice your organization. You do not need to print it. Your name will be on the list at the registration table.
Refund/Cancellation Policy: You may receive a full refund for cancellations through September 30, 2016. Effective October 1st, there will be no refunds for cancellation. Refund requests must be submitted to Gwen Thomas at: email@example.com. Registration fees may be transferred to another person one time.
Conference Schedule (DRAFT) available at: Linking Science & Practice Schedule
A. Friday Field Trips - November 11th:
- Centennial Forest Tree Planting & Old Growth Tour, Big Thicket National Preserve - 1pm - 4pm
- TNC's Roy E. Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary - 9am - 4pm
- Pineywoods Mitigation Bank - 1pm - 4pm
Click here for field trip details: Friday Field Trips
B. Student & Young Professionals Social - Friday, November 11th, 5:30pm
TXSER's Board of Directors invites all students and young professionals to join us and other restoration specialists for a social and discussions with professionals in the restoration field. The social will be held in the Pine Room Dining Hall on the Retreat Center side of Camp Cho-Yeh.
C. Friday Social & Dinner - East Texas B-B-Q, 6:00pm
Join TXSER Board of Directors, members, and other conference participants for an East Texas B-B-Q on the back porch of the Pine Room Dining Hall on the Retreat Center side of Camp Cho-Yeh. The Social will begin at 6pm and dinnner at 6:30pm.
D. Saturday Morning Keynote Address: Wendy Ledbetter
Wendy Ledbetter, Forest Program Manager for The Nature Conservancy, will present the keynote address on Saturday morning. Ledbetter will share her thoughts on longleaf pine restoration and how we arrived at currently accepted practices. She will discuss how large-scale restoration is carried out highlighting partnership development, building a culture of fire, and sharing with us success stories and ongoing challenges. For more information on Ledbetter, please visit: Keynote Speaker - Ledbetter.
E. Campfires & S'mores - Friday and Saturday Evenings, 8:30pm
Make your way to the Campfire Circle, down the trail and through the woods behind the meeting rooms. Bring a flashlight and insect repellant.
F. Presentations with Practitioners in the Field - Saturday-Sunday
G. Poster Session and Appetizers - Saturday Evening 5:30-7pm
H. Graduate and Undergraduate Presentation & Poster Awards - Saturday Dinner
I. Excellence in Ecological Restoration Award - Saturday Dinner
J. Saturday Raffle - Saturday Evening Campfire
Please Join Us:
TXSER Business Meeting - Saturday, November 12th, 12pm - 1:15pm
We invite you to attend our TXSER Annual Business Meeting. Our business meeting will be held in The Annex off the Pine Room Dining Hall on the Retreat Center side of Camp Cho-Yeh from 12pm to 1:15pm directly after our Saturday morning concurrent sessions. Lunch will be provided. We hope you will join TXSER's Board of Directors as we think about, and make plans for, the upcoming year. As members of our organization, your input is invaluable. We look forward to seeing you there.
Hotels & Lodging : Bunkrooms are available at Camp Cho-Yeh. We also have a block of rooms reserved at the Hampton Inn in Livingston. You will need to register for these separately. Lodging is not included in the registration. Please click the link Lodging Options for more information and to register for lodging.
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Society for Ecological Restoration, Texas Chapter
The Society for Ecological Restoration, Texas Chapter promotes ecological restoration as a means of sustaining the diversity of life on Earth and re-establishing an ecologically healthy relationship between nature and culture.