DATE: Tuesday April 17 – Friday April 20, 2018
The Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network is an informal independent network for people and organisations concerned about mangrove and saltmarsh tidal wetland habitats around Australia, and elsewhere including professional researchers, managers, industry officers and environmental consultants, as well as community enthusiasts.
The unique ecosystems found in mangrove and saltmarsh communities around Australia face many challenges. Urbanisation, climate change and sea level rise are just three threatening processes but these wetlands thrive in urban environments. An understanding of how urban estuarine wetlands survive will be critical to the development of strategic conservation management in the future.
The annual AMSN conference will be held in Sydney from Tuesday April 17 – Friday April 20, 2018. This event will provide a unique opportunity to hear primarily about the current trends in saltmarsh and mangrove management with a specific focus on the complex issues faced by conservation and rehabilitation efforts in urban environments.