Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Buffer Science and Design Symposium

September 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am - September 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

September 16th, 2016, 

Northstar Ballroom, University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus

Researchers are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations.

Draft agenda, registration link, and abstract submission form are at: http://www.wrc.umn.edu/bufferdesignsym

The University of Minnesota will present this one-day symposium to explore the current science behind the design, effectiveness, and implementation of riparian buffers. The symposium will provide a scientific foundation to inform future training, rules, implementation projects, and research. The primary audience is researchers and students, and staff from government and private organizations engaged in buffer-related activities.

Plenary speakers:

  • Tom Isenhart, Iowa State University
  • Gary Bentrup, National Agroforestry Center
  • James Stark, US Geological Survey

See website for a complete list of presenters: http://www.wrc.umn.edu/bufferdesignsym

Also plan on the Riparian Buffers Field Trip, Saturday September 17th, 2016.

The day after the symposium, the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering and the Society for Ecological Restoration-Midwest Great Lakes Chapter will lead a field trip to look at stream restoration, buffers, and riparian management projects in the area.


September 16, 2016 @ 8:00 am
September 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Want regional water news? Join our mailing list!

Sign Up Here

* indicates required