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September 16, 2015

McDowell Sonoran Preserve is looking for posters from researchers and students who have conducted or are conducting ecological, social, geological, or historical research relevant to the greater Phoenix preserve or park system to be presented at the McDowell Sonoran Preserve Research Symposium, Saturday, October 24th: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m (see attached).

The inaugural McDowell Sonoran Preserve Research Symposium will bring together researchers, students, citizens, and community leaders to share and learn about the scientific and historical research that has been conducted within Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve and other Phoenix Area Parks. The purpose is to promote awareness among scientists, students and citizens of the research being undertaken on the Preserve and surrounding Sonoran Desert, encourage networking, and trigger new research and collaborations that benefit the Preserve, parks, and natural spaces within the Greater Phoenix area. CBO Faculty Affiliate Sharon Hall will be presenting a keynote address.

Individuals interested in giving a poster presentation are invited to submit abstracts by Tuesday, September 29, 2015 to mspresearch@mcdowellsonoran.org. Abstracts should follow the Symposium Abstract Guidelines.