ESRI Conservation Program:

DRAFT 1997 CONSERVATION GIS ALLIANCE ANNUAL SEMINAR AGENDA, July 5-7 1997, James Reserve, Idyllwild, CA.



FINAL DRAFT AGENDA FOR THE CONSERVATION GIS ALLIANCE CONFERENCE JULY 5-7 AT THE JAMES RESERVE, IDYLLWILD, CA

Questions: Sandra Coveny at OCRA@TELEPORT.COM

Transportation coordination: Kai Snyder: snyderk@CCMAIL.ORST.EDU

************************************************************************ IMPORTANT INFORMATION: ************************************************************************ LODGING COST: (Due at the reserve) $10 per night each ($7 for groups in need, and more from groups who have higher per deim expense budgets. This additional subsidizes those who can't afford any of it.)

FOOD COSTS: $19 - $23 each per day (Monday will be less) - DEPENDING ON MENU (to be decided when people notify us about dietary restrictions) = (PLEASE NOTIFY MICHAEL HAMILTON BY JUNE 15 (michael.hamilton@ucr.edu) IF YOU HAVE DIETARY RESTRICTIONS...I.E. VEGETARIANS, NON-DAIRY, ETC.

************************************************************************ (note: If you are in this agenda and need to change your time, or length of= presentation, please notify Sandra Coveny at OCRA@TELEPORT.COM by June 15)

SAT - BREAKFAST - UP UNTIL 9:30a

1. SAT - 9:30a - 10:00a Will Allen Director, Conservation GIS Solutions Cheryl Crupi The Conservation Fund voice: 919.967.2223 Fax: 919.967.9702 e-mail: Allentcf@aol.com GIS Design for Regional Conservation Planning Discussion of the project at the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie near Chicago, IL and the development of conservation GIS curriculum for land and water conservation professionals.

2. SAT - 10:15a - 10:45a Susan Pipes Environmental Data Unit Manager Friends of the Earth 26-28 Underwood Street London N1 7JQ voice: 0171.490.1555 Fax: 0171.490.0881 e-mail: susanp@foe.co.uk
http://www.foe.co.uk 'Your Right to Know' -- data access issues in the UK

3. SAT - 11:00a - 11:30a Rich Walker American Wildlands Lance Craighead American Wildlands/Craighead Environmental Research Institute e-mail: LCRAIGHEAD@aol.com Analysing Wildlife Movement Corridors in Montana Using GIS

4. SAT - 11:45 - 12:15 Robert Parker GIS Technician The Headwaters Forest Stewardship Plan e-mail: treesgis@humboldt1.com The Headwaters Forest Stewardship Plan is a great example of how a citizen group can overcome the science/politics dichotomy.

12:15 - 2:15 LUNCH

5. SAT - 2:15p - 2:45 Robin Silver The Southwest Center for Biological Diversity (SWCBD) e-mail: silver@indirect.com Experiences in advocacy/litigation: Pro=92s and cons of using GIS to support= Endangered Species litigation.

6. SAT - 3:00p - 4:00p Charles Convis ESRI 380 new York Street Redlands, Ca. 92373 voice: 909.793.2853 Fax: e-mail cconvis@ESRI.com Historical origins of GIS in the early biogeographical and environmental movements.

7. SAT - 4:15p - 5:00p Macon Cowles Environmental Law Owl Creek: The Marbled murrelet v. Pacific lumber case. GIS in the= courtroom.

SAT - DINNER - 5:00p - whenever ****************************************************************

SUN - BREAKFAST UP UNTIL 9:30a

1. SUN - 9:30a - 10:00a Timothy Bechtold Wild Rockies e-mail: bechtold@wildrockies.org Work in Russia UNCONFIRMED

2. SUN - 10:15a - 10:45a Mike Biltonen, Executive Director Minnesota Ecosystems Recovery Project P.O. Box 293 742 Potter Street Red Wing, MN 55066-0293 voice: 612.385.7512 Fax: 612.385.7512 e-mail: merp@win.bright.net
http://www.redwing.net/merp/ The Minnesota Ecosystems Recovery Project - (10% chance he may not attend)

3. SUN - 11:00a - 11:30a (speaker to be announced) The Center for Environmental law at Pace University Pace=92s Virtual Environmental Law Library and other resources for conservation activists

4. SUN - 11:45a - 12:00n Roberta L. Pickert Archbold Biological Station PO Box 2057 Lake Placid, Fl. 33862 voice: 941.465.2571 Fax: 941.699.1927 e-mail: gislab@ct.net
http://www.archbold_station.org The Endangered Florida Scrub-Jay in a Suburban Setting

5. SUN - 12:00n - 12:15p Leslie K. Backus Archbold Biological Station PO Box 2057 Lake Placid, Fl. 33862 voice: 941.465.2571 Fax: 941.699.1927 e-mail: gislab@ct.net
http://www.archbold_station.org Red-cockaded woodpeckers (No title yet)

6. SUN - 12:15p - 12:30p Christine Casado Archbold Biological Station PO Box 2057 Lake Placid, Fl. 33862 voice: 941.465.2571 Fax: 941.699.1927 e-mail: gislab@ct.net
http://www.archbold_station.org Genetic breakpoints for five endangered, endemic plants on the Lake Wales Ridge

LUNCH - 12:30p - 1:30P

7. SUN - 1:30p - 2:00p To be announced

8. SUN - 2:15p - 3:15p Michael P. Hamilton, Director University of California James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve PO Box 1775 Idyllwild, Ca. 92549 voice: 909.659.3811 Fax: 909.659.9897 e-mail: michael.hamilton@ucr.edu
http://nrs.ucop.edu/reserves/james.html Virtual reserves and Cyberspace Ecosystems: A New Role for Biological Field Stations in Community-based Biological Resource and Management

9. SUN - 3:15p - 4:00p Poster Session

10. SUN - 4:00p - 5:30p Discussion about creating a formalized structure for the Conservation GIS Alliance. A note will follow to clarify this and to help people prepare for the= discussion.

SUN - MONSTER BLOWOUT POTLUCK DINNER WITH ALL 1997 CTSP TRAINEES FROM SAN DIEGO - 5:30p - whenever

MON - BREAKFAST - up until 9:30a

1. MON - 9:30a - 10:45a Keith M. Reynolds Pacific Northwest Research Center Corvallis Forestry Science Lab 3200 SW Jefferson Way Corvallis, OR 97331 voice: 541.750.7434 Fax: 541.750.7329 e-mail: reynolds@fsl.orst.edu A demonstration of the EMDS using the COHO Salmon model and database.

2. MON - 11:00a - 11:30a Tom Moritz Academy Librarian California Academy of Sciences Golden Gate Park San Francisco, Ca. 94118 voice: 415.750.7101 Fax: 415.750.7106 e-mail: Tmoritz@CAS.CalAcademy.org Museum Archiving Using ArcView

LUNCH

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