BCPARF Conference December 3-5th 2018

University of Northern British Columbia 

Prince George

Keynote: Dr. Tara Martin

Dr Tara Martin is a Professor of Conservation Decision Science in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at the University of British Columbia. Prior to this, she was a Principal Research Scientist with Australia’s National Science Agency, CSIRO where she founded and led the Conservation Decisions Team. Tara is a pioneer in the field of conservation decision making - combining ecological data with decision science to bridge the gap between research and on-ground conservation action and policy. Her current research interests include prioritizing threat management for biodiversity conservation; climate adaptation and mitigation under global change; understanding shifting baselines and informing eco-cultural restoration; and decision-making under uncertainty. Tara was recently awarded The Nature Conservancy Professor in Practice Award, Thomson Reuters Citation & Innovation Award for her work in Climate change decision making and a Wilburforce Conservation Fellowship. She co-leads the Climate Adaptation theme within the IUCN Climate Change Specialist Group. For more in her research visit www.taramartin.org – or email Tara.Martin@ubc.ca

Call for Presentations is now Open! 

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This call for submissions opens on July 7 and will close at the end of September. We welcome submissions from researchers, from those using the results of research and from protected areas managers and staff with challenges that might be solved by research. Submissions should focus on issues and topics related to BC Protected Areas.

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