European Ecosystem Services Conference

September 19, 2016 - September 23, 2016

From 19-23 September 2016 the European Ecosystem Services Conference 'Helping nature to help us' will take place in Antwerp, Belgium. The conference is organized by several EU funded research projects (OPERAs and OpenNESS), ECOPLAN and the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP), and hosted by the University of Antwerp. It will be the biggest European event in 2016 that links science, policy and p... read more

Wetland Construction: Planning and Functional Design at Rutgers University

September 28, 2016 - September 29, 2016

As state and federal wetland mitigation standards evolve away from an acre-for-acre approach to a focus on replacing wetland functions, your understanding of the wetland's "wet part" has never been more critical. Building on your understanding of wetland functions, this course will guide you on the many factors required to plan and design a functional wetland with an emphasis on two key compone... read more

Identification of Tidal Wetland Plants

October 03, 2016 - October 04, 2016

Whether you work in salt marshes or freshwater wetlands on the Coastal Plain, you will find this course invaluable. It begins with a brief introduction to wetland plant characteristics and the easy-to-use keys in the instructor's book - "Field Guide to Tidal Wetland Plants of the Northeastern U.S. and Neighboring Canada." The book covers over 500 plants found in saline and freshwater wetlands a... read more

SER-NE 2016 Conference - Ecological Restoration in a Changing Climate: Ecosystems, Adaptation, Infrastructure and Resiliency

October 14, 2016 - October 15, 2016

The Society for Ecological Restoration – New England Chapter is pleased to announce our conference in the fall of 2016.  This will include oral presentations from researchers and practitioners, a poster session, field trips to restoration sites, and more! read more

Understanding Advanced Stormwater Management Techniques

October 14, 2016 - October 14, 2016

This course will focus on the design, construction and maintenance of bioretention, gravel wetland, constructed wetland and infiltration type stormwater management BMPs. Although promoted over the past 10 years by the NJDEP, advanced stormwater management techniques still tend to be incorrectly constructed, utilized improperly or inadequately maintained. This has often led to basin failures or ... read more

Latin American Ecosystem Services Conference

October 18, 2016 - October 22, 2016

This conference themed 'Healthy ecosystems for resilient societies' will convene scientists, policy makers and practitioners to discuss the role that ecosystem services can play to reduce socioeconomic tensions in the region and achieve sustainable and inclusive development. read more

Annual Symposium and Membership Meeting of the Southeastern Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER)

October 19, 2016 - October 21, 2016

The Annual Symposium and Membership Meeting of the Southeastern Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) will be held from October 18-21, 2016 at the University of Florida/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, Florida (NFREC-Quincy). Participants will be provided current project and research updates about ecological restoration from the southeastern United St... read more

Introduction to Wetland Identification

October 26, 2016 - October 26, 2016

Knowing if a wetland is on your property or a site on which you work is incredibly important! But how do you determine if a wetland is present? Why not educate yourself? Take our class to get the basic tools you need to identify a wetland's presence. Once you make a determination, you will know if you need to go further and hire an environmental professional to evaluate the site and assist you ... read more

2016 Annual Conference Society for Ecological Restoration - Southwest Chapter

November 09, 2016 - November 11, 2016

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2016 Annual Conference: SER Southwest Chapter

November 9, 2016 - November 11, 2016

More details will be available in the coming weeks, but block your calendar now so we'll see you in November! read more