2024 Science Symposium

February 13-14, 2024

UNM Rotunda

Scaling Up: Adapting Species Management for a Changing Ecosystem

Join us at this two-day in person event to discover more about work related to species and ecosystem conservation and management in the Middle Rio Grande! This year's theme is "Scaling Up: Adapting Species Management for a Changing Ecosystem." Submit your abstract for an oral or poster presentation by October 27, 2023.


Learn more about projects related the Middle Rio Grande's (MRG) federally-listed species and the MRG ecosystem!


All disciplinary backgrounds are welcome to present oral and poster presentations! Investigators at all career stages (including high school through PhD students) are encouraged to join in!


Hear keynote speeches from experts working at the nexus of science, management, and policy!


Meet and talk with scientists, managers, and students in the region! Here are some of our planned activities: Opening icebreaker to meet new people Scavenger hunt for contacts at different organizations (with a prize!) Best student poster prize Bulletin board for opportunities related to volunteering, internships, jobs, funding, and potential areas of research Field trip