2015 National Mitigation and Ecosystem Banking Conference

May 05, 2015 - May 08, 2015

The 2015 National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference, is the only national conference that brings together key players in this industry, and offers quality hands-on sessions and training as well as important regulatory updates. Proven to be “the” place to gain insights, explore new markets and learn from sessions, the 2015 Conference will continue its focus on education... read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Weather variability and forecasting tools for short and long-term restoration planning

Tue, May 12, 2015 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Stuart Hardegree, Plant Physiologist, USDA ARS Northwest Watershed Research Center, Boise, ID, will discuss weather variability and forecasting tools for short- and long-term restoration planning. For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Seed zones and climate change

May 20, 2015 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Francis Kilkenny, Research Biologist, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID, will discuss seed zones and climate change. For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

Butterflies of Butte County workshop

May 21, 2015 - May 21, 2015

The workshop will cover: 1) an introduction to the systematics, taxonomy and biology of butterflies; 2) evolutionary and biogeographic aspects of butterflies and their larval food plants; 3) an introduction to the major families of butterflies in Butte County; 4) a representative survey of some local butterfly species and their habitats. read more

Introduction to Wetland Identification

May 27, 2015 - May 27, 2015

Virtually all activities conducted in and around wetlands are regulated – from excavating underground storage tanks to soil compaction for paving a driveway or patio to pruning of overgrown vegetation – and violators are subject to hefty penalties and fines from the NJ-DEP. Knowing if a wetland is on your property or a site on which you work is incredibly important! But how do you d... read more

2015 International Meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists

May 31, 2015 - June 04, 2015

Wetland scientists from around the world will gather in Rhode Island from May 31 – June 4 for the 2015 International Meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists. The meeting will bring together leading researchers from around the world to present research findings that represent the most current understanding of how wetlands function in the context of climate change. Scientists will exam... read more

Summer 2015 Stream Restoration Workshops

June 01, 2015 - June 05, 2015

The University at Buffalo (UB) will offer two workshops in stream restoration over a one-week period in 2015. Participants may take one or both of the workshops. The first workshop is "Fundamentals of Stream Channel Design" which will take place June 1-2. The second workshop is "Watershed Management Planning, Assessment, and Monitoring" which will take place June 3-5. Workshops are geared towar... read more

Riparian Vegetation workshop

June 13, 2015 - June 13, 2015

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River Restoration; Fluvial-Geomorphic & Ecological Tools

June 15, 2015 - June 19, 2015

This five-day workshop emphasizes understanding geomorphic process as a sound basis for planning and designing river restoration projects and programs, with specific applications and field visits to Mediterranean and mountain environments. The course is in English, but draws heavily on river restoration and management experiences in France and elsewhere in the EU, complemented by experiences in... read more

Wetland Construction: Principles and Techniques

June 15, 2015 - June 16, 2015

There are five basic steps in the process of developing a successful wetland construction plan. This course describes and develops all of these: PLANNING YOUR PROJECT: Before developing a wetland construction plan, you must understand the purpose of the wetland and the ultimate goals of the project. Your overall wetland plan must account for location, size, physiognomy, basic hydrologic regime,... read more