Mountain Stream Symposium II: Continuing Challenges for Critical Ecosystems
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Mountain Stream Symposium II (MSS II) was held at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia on September 21, 2013. This symposium highlighted emerging research and management to understand challenges facing mountain streams in the central Appalachian region.
The first Mountain Stream Symposium (MSS1
) was held at the University of Virginia in 2004 to mark twenty_five years of watershed research and monitoring
in Shenandoah National Park by the Shenandoah Watershed Study.
The organizing committee for MSS II included Christine May, Assistant Professor, JMU Department of Biology, Tom Benzing, Professor, JMU Department of Integrated Science and Technology, and Rick Webb, Senior Scientist, UVA Department of Environmental Sciences. Support for the symposium was provided by 4-VA
and the JMU Department of Biology
. Video was provided by JMU Media Production Services.