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  • Monday, January 25, 2010

    Second Call

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    Second Call for Papers, Posters, and Award Nominations
    Wild Trout X
    Holiday Inn, West Yellowstone, MT
    September 28-30, 2010
    "Conserving Wild Trout"

    The Wild Trout X Symposium will bring together a diverse audience of governmental entities, non-profit conservation groups, educators, anglers, and business interests associated with trout fisheries to exchange technical information and viewpoints on wild trout management and public policy. The meeting offers a unique forum for professionals and anglers to interact, where participants will to be exposed to the latest in wild trout science, technology and philosophies. Abstracts on all aspects of wild trout research, management, conservation, education, and recreation are welcome and will be considered, but the following topics are of particular interest:


    Climate change and wild trout
    Whirling Disease 50 years later
    Resource extraction and wild trout resources
    The role of the Endangered Species Act in wild trout management
    Genetic considerations for managing wild trout
    Understanding interactions between wild trout and invasive species
    Sustaining interest in wild trout in our youth and urban citizens


    Presentations will be accepted in oral or poster format, so please specify your preference and whether you would be willing to present in either format. Authors who are selected for oral presentations at the symposium must submit a complete manuscript ready for Symposium Proceedings by August 31, 2010.

    Abstract submission should be sent electronically to Kevin Meyer (address below) by April 1, 2010 using Word Perfect or MS Word file format. Guidelines for abstract, poster, and manuscript preparation can be found at the Wild Trout X web site:
    http://www.wildtroutsymposium.com

    For additional information and inquiries, contact the Program Committee Co-chairs:

    Kevin Meyer
    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    Tele: 208-465-8404
    Fax: 208 -465-8434
    kevin.meyer@idfg.idaho.gov

    Doug Besler
    North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
    Tele: 828-659-3324
    Fax: 828-652-3279
    doug.besler@ncwildlife.org

    Award/Scholarship Nomination Deadline: April 1, 2010. Nominations are invited for the Aldo Starker Leopold Wild Trout Medal, the Marty Seldon Student Scholarship Award and the Trout Unlimited-Federation of Fly Fishers Wild Trout Stewardship Award. Details of the awards and scholarships can be found on our website. Please send nominations to Wild Trout X Awards Chairman:

    Jim Daley
    New York Division of Fish, Wildlife & Marine Resources
    Tele: 518-402-8959
    Email: jgdaley@gw.dec.state.ny.us

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