Linking Science, Practice, & Decision Making
Conference to link science, practice, and sustainable decision making by bringing together the ecosystem services community from around the U.S. and the globe.
A Community on Ecosystem Services (ACES) will host the Linking Science, Practice, and Decision Making conference in Washington DC from Dec. 8-11, 2014.
ACES represents a dynamic and growing assembly of professionals, researchers, and policy makers involved with ecosystem services. The ACES 2014 Conference brings together this community in partnership with Ecosystem Markets and the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP), providing an open forum to share experiences, methods, and tools, for assessing and incorporating ecosystem services into public and private decisions. The focus of the conference is to link science, practice, and sustainable decision making by bringing together the ecosystem services community from around the United States and the globe. ACES 2014 will bring together leaders in government, NGOs, academia, Native American communities, and the private sector to advance the use of ecosystem services science and practice in conservation, restoration, resource management, and development decisions.
To learn more about the conference, visit: http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/aces/index.html