Schedule of Events

6th Big Thicket and West Gulf Coastal Plain Science Conference

Schedule of Events

17 April 2015 (Friday)

7:30 a.m.

Registration/Check in

8:15 a.m.

Opening remarks

8:30 a.m.

Plenary Session

10:30 a.m.

Poster Session

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Concurrent Paper Sessions

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn for day (time tentative, depending on number of presentations)

5:50 p.m.

Social/Dinner

18 April 2015 (Saturday)

8:00 a.m.

Morning Concurrent Sessions

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Afternoon Concurrent Paper Sessions

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn the meeting (time tentative, depending on number of presentations)

19 April 2015 (Sunday, optional field trips)

8:00 a.m.

Meet for field trip departure; carpooling; sack lunch included in fee

1:00 p.m.

Adjourn (Participants may choose to depart earlier; Saline Prairie trip ends in Longview while the other two trips end within minutes of Nacogdoches)

Field Trip Option 1 (Sunday April 19 starting at 8:00 a.m. in the Kroger parking lot at 1215 North St.)
Saline Prairie - led by Will Godwin and Jason Singhurst
Cost:  $10 (includes box lunch and drink)
Transportation:  None provided; carpooling and caravans
This trip ends after lunch near Longview (approximately 70 miles north of Nacogdoches).  Interested persons will have the opportunity to stay longer if they'd like.

Field Trip Option 2 (Sunday April 19 starting at 8:00 a.m. in the Kroger parking lot at 1215 North St.)
Tonkawa Sand Hills - led by James Van Kley
Cost:  $10 (includes box lunch and drink)
Transportation:  None provided; carpooling and caravans
This trip ends after lunch approximately 20 minutes north of Nacogdoches

Field Trip Option 3 (Sunday April 19 starting at 8:00 a.m. in the Kroger parking lot at 1215 North St.)
Birding in the SFA Experimental Forest - led by Cliff Shackelford
Cost:  $10 (includes box lunch and drinks)
Transportation:  None provided; carpooling and caravans
This trip ends after lunch approximately 20 minutes southwest of Nacogdoches