Formerly the Ohio Working Group of the Declining Amphibian Population Taskforce (DAPTF), this conference focused on Ohio's Amphibians will take place on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the Ohio Department of Transportation"s Hilltop Complex and Conference Center, 1980 W. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio. Directions are provided below.
Invited speakers from throughout Ohio will present findings of recent research and conservation projects involving Ohio's frogs and salamanders. In addition, we are pleased to announce our keynote speaker, Dr. Tyrone Hayes of University of California, Berkeley. If you are interested in learning more about Ohio"s amphibians and networking with other herpetologists and naturalists, then be sure to reserve this date and register for this meeting. A limited number of spaces are available for those wishing to present posters relevant to the conference topic.
The Conference will start with setup and registration from 8:30-9:00 AM. Paper presentations will commence at 9:00 AM. The auditorium and a display area will be available for oral and poster presentations, respectively. Poster submissions are being accepted through the online registration system.
The registration fee of $35 ($20 for students) includes all conference materials, breaks (coffee, continental breakfast, water, etc.) and box lunch. On-site registration (space permitting) and registrations received after February 23 are the same price, but do not include lunch. As an added bonus, all registrants to this year"s conference will receive an Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp (a $15 value) featuring a Spotted Salamander!
Please let others know about this conference. We hope to see you there!
Directions to the Ohio Department of Transportation's Hilltop Complex and Conference Center: