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Great Plains Limnology Conference 2018


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The University of Kansas is proud to host this year's conference, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5 and 6, at the KU Field Station's Armitage Education Center, 350 Wild Horse Road, Lawrence, KS 66044.

Friday, Oct. 5: Social mixer at Johnny’s Tavern in North Lawrence, 401 N. 2nd St., Lawrence, KS 66044. Register in advance. 

Saturday, Oct. 6:  Conference at the Armitage Education Center, 350 Wild Horse Road, Lawrence, KS 66044 (at the KU Field Station north of Lawrence). Map from Lawrence. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (depending on attendance).

The plenary speaker will be David Hambright (right), Professor of Biology & Director of Environmental Studies at the University of Oklahoma.

The Armitage Center offers high-speed internet, and connectivity with mobile devices and laptops is excellent. The KU Field Station is home to one of the largest aquatic research facilities in North America, with nearly 100 experimental ponds, 80 large mesocosm tanks and Cross Reservoir, which serves as a model for small reservoirs. See our brochure on Aquatic research opportunities at the KU Field Station. A tour of the facility will be included in the conference schedule.

Visitors are invited to hike the Field Station's five-mile public trail system, which includes interpretive signage, restrooms and drinking fountains. See our nature trail system page for virtual tours and complete information.

Contact Ted Harris, Assistant Research Professor, Kansas Biological Survey, for more information.

See the conference web page (University of Missouri) from 2017.