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

MWGL SER Student Workshop - Career and Professional Development Opportunities in Restoration

October 24, 2014 - October 24, 2014

Join us for a Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (MWGL SER) workshop entitled “Career and Professional Development Opportunities in Restoration: A Student Workshop”. The workshop will be held Friday, October 24th from 5-7pm in the University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens auditorium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. MWGL SER members will lead the ... 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

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

Novel Ecosystems - Theory and Practice Workshop

November 06, 2014 - November 06, 2014

Until recently, most ecological restoration efforts have focused on the notion of "going back" to some pre-disturbance era. But today, altered species distributions, along with changes in climate and land use, are resulting in the formation of novel ecosystems—systems with no historical analog—which have been ignored or deemed in need of reparative action. Using case studies to spar... read more

ArcGIS: Editing & Data Development at Rutgers

November 06, 2014 - December 04, 2014

If you have completed the ArcGIS: Introduction course or if you are familiar with the toolbars and basic functions of Arc Map and Arc Catalog, you are qualified to take this course. This course will guide you through real world editing tasks and data management processes that are vital for intermediate GIS users to know. SPECIAL OFFER! All participants in this course will receive a free trial o... read more

The Changing Nature of Nature in Cities

November 07, 2014 - November 07, 2014

From rampant urbanization to the alarming spread of invasive species and the rapidly increasing concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, human activities are impacting natural systems on a global scale. Nowhere is the impact of mankind on nature more evident than in cities, where forests have been razed, wetlands paved, shorelines bulwarked, and nature has been relegated to patches of... read more

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