Automated Forest Restoration - Can Robots Revive Rainforests?

January 27, 2015 - January 30, 2015

To mark 20th anniversary of Chiang Mai University’s Forest Restoration Research Unit, a workshop will be held on Automated Forest Restoration, in northern Thailand in January. Details of the workshop are in the link below. Please fill in the “expression of interest” form and return it to stephen_elliott1@yahoo.com read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Seed Zones

January 28, 2:30 PM EDT

The development and use of seed zones, use of seed zones in the procurement and deployment of native plant materials, and provisional seed zones for native plants will be presented by Brad St. Clair, USFS; Vicky Erikson, USFS; and Andy Bower, USFS. For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

Tamarisk Coalition's 12th Annual Conference - Advancing Riparian Restoration in the West

February 10, 2015 - February 12, 2015

Advancing Riparian Restoration in the West is not just about tamarisk… Come learn about the latest advancements; from riparian restoration case studies, success stories, regional riparian management initiatives and challenges of funding, planning, and implementing riparian restoration, to exploring novel tools, techniques, and research. Through concurrent sessions, panels, Q&A, and f... read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Wildland seed collection in the Great Basin

February 11, 2015

Wildland seed collection, Kayla Herriman, USFS. For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf. read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Procurement and application of native plant material in the BLM

February 12, 2015

For full webinar series information, see  http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Post-fire seeding methods for establishing diverse native communities in the Great Basin

March 4, 2015

Jeff Ott, Research Geneticist at the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID, will discuss methods for large-scale restoration following fire in the Great Basin and will include discussion of aerial seeding and broadcast seeding using minimum-till drills as well as conventional drill seeding. For the full webinar series, see  http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_S... read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Vegetation restoration in response to pinon and juniper control treatments

March 5, 2015

Bruce Roundy, Plant Ecologist, Brigham Young University, will discuss vegetation restoration in response to piñon and juniper control treatments. For the full webinar series, see  http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Increasing integration of pollinator-friendly forbs in wildland restoration

Wed, Apr 1, 2015 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Byron Love, Ph.D. student, USDA ARS Pollinating Insects Research Unit and Utah State University, Logan, UT, will discuss increasing integration of pollinator-friendly forbs. For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: NRCS role in developing native plant material for federal land

Wed, Apr 8, 2015

Derek Tilley, Manager, USDA NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center, ID, will discuss the NRCS role in developing native plant material for federal land.  For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf 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

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