Dryland Revegetation Techniques: Restoring Sites in the Face of Drought or Limited Access to Water

September 05, 2014 - March 07, 2014

Site restoration in the face of drought or limited access to water can be a challenge. While there is no silver bullet, there are a variety of techniques that can be implemented to improve your chances of success. Several experts from across the West will be sharing techniques they have used to enhance success on these kinds of sites as it relates to soil manipulation, amendments, planting, and... read more

X Simpósio Nacional sobre Recuperação de Áreas Degradadas

September 08, 2014 - September 12, 2014

Em sua décima edição, este será o maior evento do gênero no Brasil, em que pretende-se avaliar o estado da arte, as soluções práticas e cases de sucesso na reabilitação e restauração de áreas degradadas. read more

Water Education Summit

September 08, 2014 - September 08, 2014

The 2014 Water Education Summit in Asheville, NC will focus on water resource challenges and ways to make a difference at the local level. This is your opportunity to network with and learn from leading educators working to improve several aspects of water resources protection and management. Topics of discussion will include climate change, water resources management, ecosystem restoration and... read more

Invasive Species and Novel Ecosystems

September 08, 2014 - September 08, 2014

This 12-week online, non-credit advanced post-baccalaureate course covers principles, concepts and approaches to invasive species biology, ecology and management within the context of restoration, in both natural and developed areas. It also explores when it is appropriate to include an invasive species in a restoration target and how to restore a site as a novel ecosystem. read more

Wetland Construction:Planning and Functional Design

September 08, 2014 - September 09, 2014

To Construct a Functioning Wetland, You Must Understand the WET Part! 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 pl... read more

Introduction to Aquatic Toxicology

September 09, 2014 - September 10, 2014

This introductory course provides participants with a strong foundation of aquatic toxicology and how these concepts are applied to managing pollutants in aquatic environments. The course covers terminology, common test designs, and endpoints such as lethality and endocrine disruption. Important legacy and emerging pollutants of concern such as heavy metals, organic pesticides, PAHs, PCBs, PBDE... read more

Project Planning and Management for Ecological Restoration

September 11, 2014 - September 13, 2014

Ecological restoration encompasses a vast array of techniques, tools and methods. No two restoration projects are ever the same, and an understanding of procedures and the issues associated with decision making are critical to success. The emphasis of this workshop is on process and analysis rather than on specific techniques and tools: By providing a strong foundation in project management and... read more

SER Ontario Backus Woods Ecological Restoration Field Trip

September 13, 2014 - September 13, 2014

Backus Woods Ecological Restoration Field Trip SER Ontario 2014 Field Trip  Ontario’s tallgrass prairies are treeless habitats dominated by native grasses and wildflowers. Interspersed among Ontario’s deciduous Carolinian forests, prairie vegetation is restricted to the dry conditions of well-drained, sandy soils. Currently, these ecosystems are disappearing as a result of urb... read more

SER-Ontario & OIPC Joint Annual General Meeting

September 15, 2014 - September 16, 2014

SER Ontario and OIPC Joint Annual General Meeting The Ontario Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SERO) and the Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) are holding a joint Annual General Meeting on September 15th and 16th, 2014 in Peterborough. The meeting will include a day of field visits and a second day for presentations.  There is wide interest in the joint AGM as inv... read more

Regulatory Training in Underground Storage Tanks

September 15, 2014 - September 15, 2014

Whether you are becoming certified for the first time or just need to recertify, you will get the regulatory information you need to stay current with New Jersey's UST requirements and help your clients or employer avoid potential penalty liability. Please Note: The NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) regulates Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) and requires the professionals who wo... read more