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Registration is now closed

This is a first come, first serve registration and spots are limited. Early Bird Registration will close on February 9 or when capacity is met. There will be an additional $15 charge for registrations completed February 10 through March 2 We expect capacity to be met prior to this date, so please register soon to guarantee your participation. Refer to the conference schedule for more details. If you wish to participate in a workshop, field trip, or training, you must sign up during registration.

Early Bird Registration Details
Date Cost Programming Meals
Thursday, March 22 $20
  • Workshops, Field Trips, Trainings*
Afternoon Snack
Friday, March 23 $50
  • Keynote Speaker: Julia Robson
  • Concurrent Presentation Sessions
  • Poster & Networking Session
  • Silent Auction & Awards Banquet
  • Workshops & Trainings*
Morning Snack
Afternoon Snack
Saturday, March 24 $20
  • Concurrent Presentation Sessions
  • Volunteer Fair
  • Workshops & Trainings*
Morning Snack

*Workshops, Field Trips, and Trainings: To participate in a workshop, field trip, or training, you must select it during registration. Space is limited, and spots are available on a first come, first serve basis. Participants must provide their own transportation to off-site programming. You may participate in more than one workshop, field trip, or training, but please check the schedule to ensure that your choices don't overlap.

Scholarships: If the registration fee is a hardship, please fill out this form for scholarship consideration. Scholarships will be awarded up to one-half of the overall registration fee for a maximum award of $45.00. You must know which days you would like to attend in order to complete this form prior to Feb 9, 2018. The information provided will remain confidential. Applications must be submitted and approved before you register online. You'll be notified within two weeks on the status of your request. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@wimasternaturalist.org or (608) 262-0020.

Exhibit/Display Tables: Tables are available for exhibits and displays for $100 for commercial exhibitors and $15 for nonprofit or educational groups. Tables are 6 x 2.5 feet, and table cloths will be provided. Displays should be up both Friday and Saturday, and tables should be staffed at minimum during the breaks. Conference registration is required to host a table; be sure to select the table option when registering.

Volunteer Fair: There will be a one hour volunteer fair on Saturday, March 24. This will give projects and organizations a chance to connect with conference attendees who are looking for volunteer opportunities. If your project or organization wants a spot, be sure to select the volunteer fair option during registration. Only one individual per group needs to choose this option.

Cancellation Policy: A refund will be issued if you cancel on or before March 10, 2018. No refunds will be made after March 10, 2018. Substitute registrations are accepted at any time. Contact CALS Conference Services at 608-263-1672 or email conference@cals.wisc.edu to cancel or substitute. If the conference is cancelled for any reason, the registration fee will be refunded. The conference organizers are not responsible for airfare, hotel or any other costs.

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