2nd Restoring Forests Congress

October 14, 2014 - October 16, 2014

This 2nd Restoring Forests Congress will continue to communicate advances in the themes that were addressed in the 1st Congress in 2011 in Madrid, Spain. Yet, we will also explore what constitutes restoration in the 21st Century by re-defining the scope of forest restoration and narrowing our vision of restoration success in relation to a realistic, achievable end result. This conference will a... read more

Methodology for Delineating Wetlands

October 14, 2014 - October 17, 2014

Learn the methods of the experts! This four-day course will introduce you to delineating wetlands using the Federal Interagency Wetland Delineation Manual, which is required for use in New Jersey. Techniques taught will also be applicable to individuals interested in using the 1987 Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual. Learn how to recognize key indicators of wetlands (hydrophytic vege... read more

Introduction to Wetland Identification

October 15, 2014 - October 15, 2014

In this one-day combination classroom and field course, a nationally recognized wetlands expert will review the skills you need to identify freshwater wetlands and their boundaries and introduce you to wetland plant identification and soil recognition. You will learn: • Why wetlands are important • How they differ • What indicators are used for wetland identification • About... read more

Explaining Stream Behavior to the Public

October 16, 2014 - April 22, 2014

Part of the Restoration Webinar Series, this session will be presented by Dr. Janine Castro, USFWS. The webinar will present a framework and a conceptual model for describing "how streams work" to a landowner or to the public to support stakeholder engagement for river restoration projects. read more

Texas & Southwest Chapters Joint Annual Conference

October 17, 2014 - October 19, 2014

Society for Ecological Restoration, Texas Chapter (TXSER)  & Society for Ecological Restoration, Southwest Chapter (SER-SW)  Joint Conference  October 17-19, 2014, Alpine, Texas on the campus of Sul Ross State University Alpine, on the edge of the Chihuahuan Desert between Big Bend National Park and the Davis Mountains is referred as the "Switzerland of Texas." At 4,60... read more

Wetland Short Course- Creation and Restoration of Wetlands

October 20, 2014 - October 22, 2014

This course introduces the basics of wetland creation and restoration for mitigation of lost wetlands or wildlife habitat creation, i.e., "mitigation wetlands." Course will emphasize proper landscape approaches and working with site hydrology.Case studies from Florida and several other locations in the USA will be used to illustrate principles. Wetlands in southwest Florida will be visited in f... read more

Biodiversity and Green Infrastructure: An opportunity for biodiversity and employment

October 23, 2014 - October 25, 2014

A joint conference of the Spanish Association of Landscape Engineering (AEIP), Portuguese Association of Bioengineering (APENA), and European Federation of Landscape Bioengineering. read more

7th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration

November 01, 2014 - November 06, 2014

Restore America’s Estuaries and The Coastal Society are collaborating to present the first ever National Summit that will bring together the restoration and coastal management communities for an integrated discussion to explore issues, solutions and lessons learned. read more

Herbivory by Resident Geese - The Loss and Recovery of Wild Rice Along the Tidal Patuxent River Through Multiple Management Actions

November 04, 2014 - April 22, 2014

Part of the Restoration Webinar Series, this session will be presented by Greg Kearns, Patuxent River Park, Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The presentation will discuss multiple management strategies that successfully restored wild rice, a valuable food source for resident and migrating birds. read more

Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment

November 05, 2014 - November 06, 2014

In this 2-day course, attendees will learn and review both the technical and regulatory approaches to completing ecological risk assessments. Participants will come away with an understanding of the planning and preparation process for the completion of an ERA, including data development needs, selection of endpoints, and the development of lines of evidence. Understanding the topics covered wi... read more