Welcome to US-IALE

2016 Annual Meeting: Landscape Change

Abstract submissions are now being accepted! Deadline: Dec 15, 2015

The US-IALE 2016 Annual Meeting will be held April 3-7, 2016 at the Asheville Renaissance Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina.

To review the preliminary conference details, visit the conference website: www.usiale.org/asheville2016

Join other landscape ecology practitioners, professionals and students at the 2016 US-IALE Meeting. The theme of the meeting will simply be “Landscape Change.” With this simple zen-like theme, we strive to capture the defining characteristic and the inherent nature of our modern world in the Anthropocene epoch. Program highlights will include plenary sessions with featured speakers, symposia and contributed papers, in-depth workshops on key topics, field trips, and networking events!

Hosted by: the Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center and the Southern Research Station of the USDA Forest Service.

Local Organizers: William W. Hargrove, Ph.D., Research Ecologist; Danny C. Lee, Ph.D., Center Director; Steven P Norman, Ph.D., Research Ecologist; and Kurt Riitters, Ph.D., Research Ecologist & Team Leader; USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station

Venue: The host hotel, the Asheville Renaissance Hotel, is one of the most centrally located Asheville, NC hotels and is just minutes away from Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway. www.renaissanceasheville.com

Mission of US-IALE

US-IALE's purpose is to:

  • foster landscape ecology in the United States
  • provide a link among practitioners in landscape ecology within the United States as well as the international community
  • promote interdisciplinary research and communication among scientists, planners, and other professionals concerned with landscape ecology

Become a Member

Low cost of membership  
Regular Member $55
Student Member $30

For more information about US-IALE, see our membership page.

Who Would Benefit from US-IALE Membership?

Landscape Architects Ecologists
Land and Nature Managers Conservation Biologists
Land Use Planners Biogeographers
GIS Specialists Spatial Statisticians
Wildlife Biologists Ecosystem Modelers

Membership Benefits

By joining US-IALE, you automatically become a member of the umbrella international organization, the International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE). If you are a member, or are considering becoming a member, we ask your feedback on our draft Strategic Plan.