SER Northwest & Great Basin Joint Regional Conference: Collaborative Restoration

Dates(s)

October 6-10, 2014

Location

Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, Oregon

Details/Description

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SER-NORTHWEST & SER-GREAT BASIN

REGIONAL CONFERENCE

    

This conference will be a gathering of scientists, restoration professionals, and government agencies involved in restoration issues in the Cascadia and Great Basin Bioregions with a focus on the unique challenges of ecological restoration projects in these regions.  The conference will be held at Eagle Crest Resort, just outside of Bend, OR.

 

TOPICS TO INCLUDE


  • Shrub-Steppe and Woodland Restoration – sage grouse habitat, annual weeds/successional restoration, western juniper watershed restoration, weather and climate applications, climate change
  • Watershed Restoration – local watershed councils, water quality and quantity, multiple ecosystem functions, watershed status and trend, effectiveness monitoring
  • Forest Restoration – dry forest systems, fire risk and insect disturbance, collaborative restoration projects, accellerated restoration
  • Restoration Plant Materials – genecology, seed zones, climate change, plant selection, increase procurement, climate change and plant material, seed growers and production, disturbance ecology and biological crusts
  • Stream Restoration – physics before fish, applied fluvial geomorphology, wood instreams, side channel restoration, stream monitoring
  • Prairie Restoration – habitat restoration, collaborative projects, plant reintroduction & monitoring
  • Restoration of Soils – mycoremediation, soil conservation, mine reclamation

 

COLLABORATING PARTNERS


CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS


  • Rolf Gersonde, SERNW
  • Nancy Shaw, SER-GB
  • Allison Warner, SERNW

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