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Rich
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« on: July 25, 2010, 12:56:58 PM »

ANNOUNCEMENT AND FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
                    7TH Eastern Native Grass Symposium
            “Native Grasses on Working and Natural Landscapes”
                            October 5 - 8, 2010
                         Knoxville Marriott Hotel
                               Knoxville, TN
The Eastern Native Grass Symposium features a special emphasis on working
landscapes that will include sessions on biofuels, ecosystem restoration,
forage, seed production/landscaping, land reclamation (mines, landfills,
etc.) wildlife management and other topics of interest for native grasses
in the eastern United States and Canada.

Several field trips are being planned to sites in East Tennessee that will
include the recently completed cellulosic biofuels production facility, the
first of its kind in the United States, associated biomass production
fields (switchgrass), forage production fields, the largest oak savannah
restoration project east of the Mississippi, a pine savannah restoration
site, wildlife management areas, and more.

The symposium will be held in downtown Knoxville,Tennessee at the Knoxville
Marriott http://marriott.com/hotels/travel/tysmc-knoxville-marriott/ .
Reservations may be made by contacting them at 800-228-9290 or at the same
web page where you register for the meeting http://nativegrasses.utk.edu/
and clicking on the link named “Hotel”.

You may register on-line by going http://nativegrasses.utk.edu/ and
clicking on the links named “Native Grass Symposium” and “Register On-Line
Now”. Rates will go up after August 25. A credit card is required to
register on-line. If you would prefer to pre-register using a check, you
may do so by sending your payment, along with a printed registration form
(see above link to obtain a copy) to:  Eastern Native Grass Symposium
Registration, Attn: Lisa Cashion, 2431 Joe Johnson Drive, Rm 274 EPSB,
Knoxville, TN 37996-4563

Abstracts must be submitted by August 16, 2010. Authors will be notified by
September 3, 2010 if the submission is accepted. Final abstracts and full
papers for approved submissions must be received by September 17, 2010

                      Submission Deadline Extended!!
   We are now accepting submissions for oral, full papers, and posters.
Authors must submit an abstract by going to the above website and clicking
on the links named “Native Grass Symposium” and “Abstract Submission Form”.
                    Abstracts are limited to 250 words.

Please plan to join us in East Tennessee for an excellent program, great
field trips, and an outstanding opportunity to network with leaders and
practitioners in the native grass field!
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Rich Reaves
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