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quivera conference updates

Posted: October 18 2010
This conference is coming right up, and is a good one!

The Carbon Ranch:
Using Food and Stewardship to Build Soil and Fight Climate Change
November 10-12, 2010 – Albuquerque, N.M.
Quivira Community,
If you have already registered for the conference we look forward to seeing you in just a few weeks, if not, remember that conference registration and hotel fees increase on October 23rd, so register today!
Conference Opportunities and Celebrations:
-- Quivira’s Annual Conference is an extremely important forum for connecting with peers, meeting new friends and colleagues, and finding out what is going on in your sphere. Don't underestimate the unique opportunities that come from all of us being in the same room at the same time. Be there!
-- The 9th Annual Clarence Burch Award and 2010 Recognition Awards for Outstanding Leadership in the Radical Center will be presented during the Friday evening Awards Banquet. We are proud to honor the achievements of The Altar Valley Conservation Alliancewith this year’s Clarence Burch Award ($20,000). Our Radical Center Awards honor Tom and Mimi Sidwell, JX Ranch (Ranching); Dan Taylor, Bat Conservation International(Conservation); Maryann McGraw, New Mexico Environment Department – Surface Water Quality Bureau, Wetlands Program (Civil Service); and Dr. Christine Jones (Research).
-- The Michael S. Currier Environmental Service Award, administered by the New Mexico Community Foundation and sponsored by the Thaw Charitable Trust, honors individuals for their contributions to the environmental health of the American Southwest. This year the award will be presented to Courtney White, author and co-Founder of the Quivira Coalition at a reception and ceremony on Thursday, November 11, 2010 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in conjunction with the Quivira Coalition’s 9th Annual Conference. A production by award winning documentarian Jack Loeffler, will highlight the success of Courtney’s contribution to the health of working landscapes in the American Southwest.
-- Promote your product or business among industry leaders in a unique multi-sector environment with an Exhibitor Table. This year we are keeping fees low: $300 includes one full conference registration. The Embassy Suites Hotel offers a bright, open space for everyone to view your display and visit you. With over 500 key attendees this is an extremely affordable opportunity to reach your target audience. Exhibitor Registration
-- Become a Conference Sponsor before October 18th to be listed in the conference program. In addition, we will prominently display your name and weblink on our web homepage, and on the Conference Sponsor Board. Help support Quivira’s Conference by taking advantage of Sponsorship Opportunities.
-- Our conference bookstore is a unique collection of all the titles you want in one place. This is the perfect opportunity to add to your library and shop for holiday gifts. We will also have 18” X 24” posters of “A Carbon Ranch” for sale and please stop in and check out our Silent Auction (we have already received some very special items).