Biogeography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers

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Announcements for 2019 AAG - Washington DC, April 3 - 7
2019 Nominations for Henry Cowles and Parsons Award Sought
2019 BSG Student Research Grant Proposal Competition
2019 BSG Student AAG Presentation Competition
2019 List of BSG-Sponsored Sessions at AAG
Currrent BSG Business
Call for Nominations - 2019 BSG Board Elections
The Biogeography Specialty Group invites nominations for a student representative to serve for the 2019-2020 term. Please send nominations to Dr. Nina Hewitt ( no later than January 31, 2019. Voting will take place in February and March of 2019. The election results will be announced at our annual BSG meeting in Washington DC. The student representative is eligible to recieve a subsidy to attend AAG, and will be expected to organize a special session.

Call for Judges - Student Paper Competition at 2019 AAG
We're looking for judges to evaluate the student paper competition. It is a great way to familiarize yourself with up-and-coming biogeographers, give valuable feedback on their research, and provide a service to the BSG. If you are able to serve as a judge for either competition, please contact Dr. Christy Briles (
Call for Treasurer and Newsletter Editor
Our longstanding treasurer, Taly Drezner, and our newsletter editor, Chris Underwood, are looking to step down from their posts this year. If you are interested in either of these positions please contact Dr. Jon Anthony Stallins ( Taly and Chris will be glad to assist you in the transition to these duties.
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The mission of the Biogeography Specialty Group (BSG) is to promote interactions between biogeographers, stimulate active research and teaching development in biogeography, and facilitate the exchange of ideas. Please contact any of the officers for suggestions and comments.
Last updated: Oct 2018
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