Associate Director Michael Dahlstrom will be co-chair of the Organizing Committee for the Seventh Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium, sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development and supported by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Kavli Foundation. These symposia enable emerging young scientific leaders to become acquainted with their colleagues in other nations and build an international network of scientific communication and cooperation. The symposium is scheduled to take place in the middle of July and will be held in Ambon, Indonesia.
Dahlstrom also reports being awarded the Outstanding Interpretative Print Media Award along with Jean Eells of E-Resources Group and Leigh Adcock of ISU Extension for their work over the past six years creating communication materials to include women landowners in the conversation about conservation. The award is part of the Conservation & Environmental Education Excellence Awards Program through the Iowa Association of Naturalists and the Iowa Conservation Education Coalition.