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Monday, February 4, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

The Ecohydrology Research Group at the University of Waterloo is excited to present the seventh annual research symposium in celebration of World Wetlands Day, happening on Monday, February 4.

This year's program includes:

  • Research Talks by graduate students from the University of Waterloo, McMaster University, and the University of Toronto. 
  • Poster Session & Reception - cash prizes will be awarded to the best graduate and undergraduate posters!   
  • Evening Public Lecture by Dianna Kopansky, a UN Environment expert on landscapes & biodiversity and the Global peatlands Initiative Coordinator. She will speak to us about "Peatlands: Why they matter for the climate, people, and the planet."
  • REGISTER to attend the research sessions or to present* your research. 

    *Present wetlands-related research as a poster and/or in an oral lightning talk. 

About World Wetlands Day

February 2 is World Wetlands Day, which marks the day when the Convention on Wetlands was adopted in 1971 in Ramsar, Iran. The Convention is an international government agreement acknowledging the importance of wetlands and plays a central role in the wise use and conservation of these critical ecosystems. To learn more about the Convention, visit: https://www.ramsar.org/.

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