HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Congress briefs: International congress on ecosystem health

Monday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m.

Session: T1 & T2 -- Restoring the Bay and Delta
Session title: "Bay Delta Program: The Most Comprehensive Ecosystem"
Summary: The California-Federal Bay-Delta Program is a 5-year-old cooperative effort by state and federal agencies to develop a long-term, comprehensive plan that will restore ecological health and improve water management for the San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento-San Joaquin river delta. Technical Session One will be devoted to political issues related to the program. It will include Tom Graff of the Environmental Defense Fund discussing the trade offs that must be made between water users and the environmental communities to restore ecological balance to the Bay and Delta. Brenda Jahns Southwick of the California Farm Bureau Federation will discuss concerns that the program provide some regulatory relief to farmers, assure a reliable water supply and protect the economic viability of California agriculture. During Session Two, speakers will address scientific and technical issues related to restoring, monitoring and managing the Bay-Delta ecosystem.

Session: T11 -- Eradicating Invading Species
Paper: "Eradication Criteria: Insights from Medfly Programs in California"
Summary: Jim Carey, a UC Davis insect demographer and Mediterranean fruit fly expert, will discuss the differences between eradicating and controlling invading exotic pests. The economic advantage of eradication over control is the essential difference between the two approaches, says Carey. Using California's medfly eradication program as an example, Carey will outline six preconditions for launching an eradication campaign and will talk about the related biological and political problems.

Session: T15 -- Environmental Costs of Highways
Paper: "The Ecosystem Impacts of Highway Corridors"
Summary: Bonnie Harper-Lore of the Federal Highway Administration in
'"/>

Contact: Patricia Bailey
pjbailey@ucdavis.edu
530-752-9843
University of California - Davis
27-Jul-1999


Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related biology news :

1. Congress to fund Sequim-based coastal security research effort
2. Congress allocates funding for horseshoe crab research center
3. World Parks Congress focuses on wildlife health issues
4. World Parks Congress: Legacy of sustainable development continues with Brazilian reserve
5. World Congress on Huntingtons Disease to meet in Toronto, August 16-19, 2003
6. Hot topics at XVI INQUA Congress
7. American Dietetic Association urges Congress to increase the role of nutrition education in schools
8. Cell Transplant Society holds 6th International Congress in Atlanta March 2-5
9. Transplantation Society Congress
10. Congressman Nick Smith (R-MI) receives commendation
11. University of Georgia to host 7th International Congress of Ethnobiology in October

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/24/2017)... , Feb. 24, 2017  EyeLock LLC, a leader of ... elite iris biometric solution on the latest Qualcomm® ... at Mobile World Congress 2017 (February 27 ... in Hall 3, Stand 3E10. ... Haven™ security platform—a combination of hardware, software ...
(Date:2/21/2017)... -- Der weltweite Biobanking-Sektor wird bis zum ... mit mehr als 50 Vertretern aus verschiedenen Branchen wurde aber ... diese Prognose zu realisieren. ... Zu den Schwierigkeiten für ... für die Biobank, die Implementierung Zeit sparender Technologien, ein ...
(Date:2/13/2017)...  RSA Conference -- RSA, a Dell Technologies business, ... enhance fraud detection and investigation across digital environments ... & Risk Intelligence Suite. The new platform is ... from internal and external sources as well as ... from targeted cybercrime attacks. "Fraudsters are ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:3/22/2017)... and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel ... (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell ... Lebovits , Chief Executive Officer, will provide an update ... Associates 2 nd Annual Neuroscience Biopartnering and Investment ... the New York Academy of Sciences. ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... , March 22, 2017   Invitae ... growing genetic information companies, today announced the availability ... of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) , a ... lethal genetic disorders among infants as well as ... childhood. The new test, announced during the American ...
(Date:3/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 20, 2017 , ... ... for pharmaceutical and biotech companies, recently announced it will debut a brand new ... York City. The intelliVessel is controlled by a touch screen panel and features ...
(Date:3/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 20, 2017 , ... ... Colony Counter, a customizable plug & play system that counts Peel Plate microbial ... tests. , This secure, stand-alone unit has an internal computer, and is ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: