Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 8:00am - Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 5:00pm

Landscape Dynamics Along Environmental Gradients

The U.S. Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) will hold its 2013 Annual Symposium in Austin, Texas for the first time.

The meeting will attract educators and practitioners in the fields of geology, ecology, biology, geography, and landscape preservation and design dedicated to preserving and protecting our natural resources. Highlights will include intensive workshops, plenary sessions, symposia, field trips, oral presentations and posters.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 11:30am

Chuck Leavell divides his time between rocking and growing -- as a musician who for 30 years has toured for the likes of The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, John Mayer and more on piano and keyboards. Off-stage he is a conservationist who owns and operates a tree farm -- Charlane Plantation -- in Macon, Ga. 

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 11:30am - 2:30pm

Indigenous perspectives on rights are focused on responsibilities. Deborah McGregor will discuss this perspective in light of the U.N. declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples, values and research. She is informed on the "Idle No More" Movement in Canada. McGregor is Anishinabe from Whitefish River First Nation, Birch Island, Ontario. The primary aim of her research is to improve relations between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal parties. Her visit was prompted by a group of students’ visit to Toronto to attend a law symposium addressing rights of aboriginal people.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 5:00pm
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Mamie Parker is the former regional director and assistant director of the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).  She is a fish and wildlife biologist and currently serves as the president of MA Parker and Associates, an environmental management consulting and coaching business.