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Upcoming Events

Luquillo LTER Annual Meeting, General Session

Credit: Luquillo LTER. CC BY-SA 4.0

Meteorological station on East Peak road in the Elfin Forest of the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico. Luquillo LTER. CC BY-SA 4.0

Date: Monday, June 5, 2023
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Location: Online or in-person at El Portal

Description: The Luquillo Long-term Ecological Research Program (LUQ-LTER) will be holding the General Session of its annual meeting on Monday, June 5th. A tentative agenda is available below.. Virtual attendance will be made available via Zoom to registered participants.
If you are interested in attending the General Session in person please register here by May 26.

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LTER Network Orientation for REUs

20 REU fellows attending the LTER All Scientists' Meeting hold their hands over their heads symbolizing shining their lights.

Credit: CC BY-SA 4.0. LTER

Date: July 6, 2023 at 2 pm PT (5 pm ET)
Location: Online

LTER sites—and research—are remarkably varied. Please join Dr. Evelyn Gaiser, Chair of the LTER Executive Board and Marty Downs, Director of the LTER Network Office, for an introduction to the types of research conducted at LTER sites and the principles that guide our program. Learn what’s happening across the LTER Network, what opportunities that might present, and how to stay connected. 

Register here >>

Past Events

Placing bait near the camera trap.

Credit: E Zambello/LTER-NCO CC BY 4.0

CESU-LTER Federal Agency Career Forum

Dates: April 25, 2023
Location: Online

Are you a graduate student curious about a career at a federal agency?

Join us to meet agency ecologists from around the nation and learn about their career paths, backgrounds, job responsibilities, benefits and challenges, and ‘a day in their life.’

Bring your questions and join a lively discussion.

LTER Science Council

Dates: May 10-12, 2023
Location: Kellogg Biological Station
Theme: Spatial Scaling
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This annual LTER gathering of site and committee leadership maintains network cohesion and information sharing as well as providing inspiration for new synthesis activities.

Recurring Meetings

All Scientists’ Meeting

The LTER All Scientists’ Meeting is the LTER’s flagship meeting, bringing over 600 participants from in and outside the network together. The meeting occurs once every three years.

Science Council Meeting

This yearly meeting brings together the LTER Science Council, the committee responsible for guiding the scientific direction and vision of the LTER Network.

Other Events

2021 Science Council (Human-Environment Interactions, online only)

2021-2022 Synthesis Webinar Series

Our 2021-2022 webinar series introduces the work of the six synthesis groups that are currently active.

LTER Network Orientation

Each year, the network hosts an orientation for new or interested people.

Network Calendar

The Network calendar lists committee meetings, in-person events, major related conferences, and LTER working groups.  If you chair a committee and would like to add committee events and agendas directly, contact Marty Downs for permission.

To add the calendar to your own, view it natively in Google Calendar.

September 2023

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • IM Virtual Watercooler
  • Information Managers Watercooler
  • LTER Executive Board Meeting
  • Diversity Committee Meeting
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • LTER Grad Reps Meeting
  • Synthesis Group: SPARC Spoil P group
  • Synthesis Group: SPARC Spoil P group
  • Synthesis Group: SPARC Spoil P group
  • Synthesis Group: SPARC Spoil P group
  • Synthesis Group: SPARC Spoil P group

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Event Submission

Do you have an event that might interest others in the Network? Examples include your annual site meeting, workshops or webinars that are open to outside participants, art installations, major national presentations. Please share the details and we will add them to the LTER calendar.
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