SER2013: 5th World Conference on Ecological Restoration

October 6-11, 2013 [Past Event]

The SER2013 World Conference on Ecological Restoration: Reflections on the Past, Directions for the Future will bring together more than 1,500 individuals and organizations from around the world interested in the science and practice of ecological restoration as it relates to natural resource management, climate change, biodiversity conservation, traditional ecological knowledge, envi... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Demystifying Dam Removal Project Management

October 6, 2013 [Past Event]

Demystifying Dam Removal Project Management Course Leaders: Sara Strassman and Brian Graber, American Rivers Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 Dam removal has become an increasingly popular activity both as a means to achieve ecological restoration and a pragmatic solution to aging infrastructure. American Rivers supports the use of dam removal to achieve multiple objectives. We have planned, ... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Ecological Site Descriptions (ESDs): An Introduction to a Tool for Restoration

October 6, 2013 [Past Event]

Ecological Site Descriptions (ESDs): An Introduction to a Tool for Restoration Course Leaders: Kendra Moseley Urbanik and Stacey L. Clark, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 To address conservation and ecological restoration needs, NRCS has been developing a universally applicable management technology based on climatic, geomorphic, and edaphic featur... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Application of Quality Control Principles for Ecological Restoration

October 6, 2013 [Past Event]

Application of Quality Control Principles for Ecological Restoration  Course Leaders: Louis Blume, US Environmental Protection Agency; Craig Palmer, Computer Sciences Corporation Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 The purpose of this training course is to provide ecological restoration professionals with information and tools to help them improve the quality of their projects during planni... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Introduction to Statistical Sampling and Analysis Methods for Environmental Monitoring

October 5, 2013 [Past Event]

Introduction to Statistical Sampling and Analysis Methods for Environmental Monitoring Course Leader: Lyman McDonald, Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST, Inc.) Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 This one day course will cover an introduction to statistical sampling and analysis methods to help develop the participant’s skills needed to monitor trends in abundance of plant and anima... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Restoration Project Planning, Design and Evaluation

October 5, 2013 [Past Event]

Restoration Project Planning, Design and Evaluation Course Leaders: Pam Kylstra, NOAA Coastal Services Center; Nina Garfield, NOAA Estuarine Reserves Division Venue: The Pyle Center Cost: $125 Have you ever implemented a restoration project that didn’t quite meet its intended outcomes? (Be honest!) This interactive, full-day workshop offers restoration practitioners valuable knowledge, s... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Invasive Species Above and Below Ground in the Upper Midwest: Identification, Control, and Global Implications for Ecological Restoration

October 5, 2013 [Past Event]

Invasive Species Above and Below Ground in the Upper Midwest: Identification, Control, and Global Implications for Ecological Restoration Course Leaders: Ellen Jacquart, The Nature Conservancy-Indiana Field Office;  Kelly Kearns, Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources Venue: University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum Cost: $125 Invasive species management is a ubiquitous aspect of most resto... read more

SER2013 Training Course: Restoring Pollinator Habitat in Parklands, Agro-Ecosystems, and Urban Landscapes

October 05, 2013 - October 05, 2013 [Past Event]

Restoring Pollinator Habitat in Parklands, Agro-Ecosystems, and Urban Landscapes Course Leaders: Eric Mader and Ashley Minnerath, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation (in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum) Venue: University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum Cost: $125 The ecological service that pollinators provide is necessary for the reproduction of more... read more

ArcGIS: Introduction

October 03, 2013 - October 24, 2013 [Past Event]

Test out your GIS knowledge and skill with hands-on GIS software application! With a focus on layout and core functionality, this 12-hour evening course offers an overview of ArcGIS components, basic display and map querying functions, metadata browsing and file management, basic analysis techniques, and map layout. Increase your software proficiency with practical, in-class exercises! read more

Reclaiming our Heritage- Reclamation with climate change adaptation

October 02, 2013 - October 04, 2013 [Past Event]

Conference on dykelands and climate change adaptation, watercourse and wetland restoration, fish habitat and passage restoration,stormwater management- zero run-off design,marine and coastal protection and restoration,restoration impacts on endangered and native species, case studies and other related topics. www.atlanticclra.ca read more