2016 Fall Conference Summary

ASLA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo
Wildlands attended the American Society of Landscape Architects 2016 Annual Meeting recently held in New Orleans. The annual gathering brings together landscape architect professionals to share ideas, participate in educational sessions and field visits, and network with fellow attendees. Wildlands’ very own Allegra Bukojemsky moderated a panel of experts on the topic of integrating ecology into landscape design. Click here for photos of the event and click here to learn more about the ASLA organization.


9th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference
The 2016 conference is taking place now at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, California. Wildlands staff is in attendance for this year’s conference theme of “Science for Solutions: Linking Data and Decision.” The conference provides an opportunity for those working on Bay-Delta issues to share scientific information related to protection of the Bay-Delta ecosystem. Click here for the latest updates on what’s happening now at the conference.


Drone World Expo
Wildlands’ GIS staff just wrapped up attendance at the two-day conference and expo held in San Jose, California. As we continue to incorporate the use of drones in our conservation projects, it’s important for us to keep up with the latest technological innovations while also staying informed of the newly released FAA regulations. Staff participated in software workshops and heard speakers on various drone-related topics. Click here to learn more about the Drone World Expo.


2016 Esri User Conference
This annual conference provides GIS professionals with an opportunity to stay abreast of the latest technologies through panel talks, demos, moderated sessions and technical training. Our GIS department sends one representative to San Diego every year to bring back the latest news, software and data updates relevant to the industry. Click here for more information about this annual conference.


Lincoln CreekFest 2016
Wildlands is a proud sponsor of the 5th annual event held at McBean Park in Lincoln, California. The goal of CreekFest, formerly known as the Salmon Celebration, is to expand awareness of the importance of the region’s creeks, streams and watersheds and the wildlife that depend on them, such as the local salmon population. Wildlands has been an annual sponsor since the inception of the event, hosted by the Wildlife Heritage Foundation. Click here to learn more about WHF and Lincoln CreekFest.


2016 APA California Conference
This year’s American Planning Association California conference was held in Pasadena, California and boasted over 2,000 attendees. Wildlands participated as a conference sponsor and exhibitor to connect with the planners and various planning professionals in attendance. Click here for photos from the event and click here to learn more about this annual conference.