Biogeography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers

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Announcements for 2018 AAG - New Orleans, April 10-14th
Nominations for Henry Cowles and Parsons Award Sought
2018 BSG Student Research Grant Proposal Competition
2018 BSG Student AAG Presentation Competition
2018 List of BSG-Sponsored Sessions
Currrent BSG Business
Call for Nominations - 2018 BSG Board Elections
The Biogeography Specialty Group invites nominations for board members. During this election cycle, we will elect two new BSG Board members to take the place of Maria Caffrey and Brenden McNeil. Additionally, the student representative position on the board, currently held by Chris Underwood, is also open for nominations. Service as board members is for two years, and the student representative serves for one year. Please send nominations for any of these three positions to Brenden McNeil ( no later than January 31, 2018. Also, please specify the position of interest for each nomination. Voting will take place between Monday, February 8 and Monday, March 7, 2018. Election results will be announced at our annual BSG specialty group board meeting in New Orleans.

Call for Judges - Student Paper Competition at 2018 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. Maria Caffrey (
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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.
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