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Central & South Central Chapters Fall Conference

Central & South Central Chapters Fall Conference

10/6/2022 - 10/8/2022


Two all day workshops will be offered October 6, 2022: Understanding and Applying the Field Indicators of Hydric Soils by Jacob Berkowitz (register here: and Wetland Mapping and Emerging Technology Workshop by Jodie Murray Burns and Darren Mitchell (register here:


Thursday, October 6

8:00 - 8:30amMeet and greet
8:00am - 5:30pmWorkshop: Wetland Mapping and Emerging Technology by Jodie Murray Burns and Darren Mitchell. Lunch and transportation included. Use of a personal smartphone required for trial access to mapping apps for use in the field portion and use of a personal laptop required to access the online portion of the mapping apps/software during the lecture portion. Lunch, drinks, and snacks provided. Limit of 20 participants.
8:00am - 5:00pmWorkshop: Understanding and Applying the Field Indicators of Hydric Soils by Jacob Berkowitz. Lunch, drinks, snacks, and instructional materials provided. Attendees must wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the field session. Limit of 20 participants.
6:30 - 7:30pmDinner
7:30 - 9:30pmCoffee/Dessert Social

Friday, October 7

7:00 - 7:45amChapter Board Meetings
7:45 - 8:15amRegistration
8:15 - 9:00amNPS Battlefield Wetlands – Mark Ford
9:00 - 9:45amMissouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Plowboy Bend Mitigation Review – Stephen Stumne
9:45 - 10:00amBreak
10:00 - 10:45amThe Ecology of Laguna Madre – Loretta Battaglia
10:45 - 11:30amKarst Fen Ecological Site Description – Frank Nelson
11:30am - 12:30pmBuffet Luncheon
12:30 - 1:30pmPoster Sessions/Poster Judging
1:30 - 2:00pmStudent Presentation: Emergent macrophyte invasion effects on nutrient sequestration in a simulated floodplain wetland scenario – Andrew Sample
2:00 - 2:30pmAward Announcements
2:30 - 3:30pmChapter Meetings
3:30 - 4:30pmEngineering with Nature: A Paradigm to Maximize Wetland Functions – Jacob Berkowitz

Meeting Registration Categories & Fees
Member Regular Registration Fee: $125
Member Late Registration Fee: $175

Non-member Regular Registration Fee: $175
Non-member Late Registration Fee: $200

Student Member Registration Fee: free
Student Member Late Fee: free

Student Non-member Registration Fee: $30
Student Non-member Late Fee: $30

If you have any questions about or issues with registration, contact the SWS Business Office at

The South Central Chapter will have merchandise available on-site on October 7 only. 

SCC Tumbler: $20

SCC Short-Sleeve Shirt (blue, gray, and white options available): $20

SCC Long-Sleeve Shirt: $28

Harding University

Searcy, AR United States
Event Contact
Society of Wetland Scientists
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10/6/2022 - 10/8/2022
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