This week, from June 7th through June 9th, a plethora of presentations, gatherings, trips, tours, and activities are bringing 140 professionals and students together from 20 states and 3 countries for the 12th Annual American Ecological Engineering Society (AEES) National Meeting. AEES’s aim is to “promote the development of sustainable ecosystems that integrate human society with its natural environment for the benefit of both by fostering education and outreach, extending professional development and associations, raising public awareness, and encouraging original research.” This year’s meeting features three keynote speakers:
Dr. Patrick Kangas – Associate Professor of Natural Resources Management from the Department of Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Maryland, College Park
Dr. Charles A. S. Hall – Professor in the Environmental and Forest Biology Department at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Chief Oren Lyons – Native American Faithkeeper of the Onondaga Nation of Iroquois Confederacy
Hosted by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s main campus, this year’s AEES conference focuses on restoration, sustainability and sustainability analysis, education, community, and technology transfer, stream restoration, water and wastewater, green infrastructure and urban restoration, industry restoration, agroecosystems, and wetland and coastal restoration.
For this and other SUNY-ESF Outreach activities, visit us on the web at http://www.esf.edu/outreach/