Planning and Preparing an Ecological Risk Assessment

November 05, 2014 - November 06, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

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

SER Australasia 2014 Conference: New Caledonia

November 17-21, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

2014 Conference - New Caledonia Goal - This conference aims to bring together or land managers, scientists and practitioners who work in biodiversity restoration at a time of significance for the region's species, ecosystems and landscapes. Topics that are relevant, of high focus and contemporary in Australasia, will also be highlighted during the conference program. Papers will be sought... read more

Environmental Forensics in Water Resources

November 19, 2014 - November 20, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

This course provides useful information for a large range of professionals who deal with environmental water resources, especially legal liability and changes in stream water quality, shallow water table, drainage, wetlands, and sedimentation issues. Course attendees will gain an understanding of the basics of forensic science and the main environmental forensic techniques available and how the... read more

Management and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments

November 20, 2014 - November 21, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

This workshop provides attendees with management and remediation solutions to contaminants in both marine and freshwater sediments including the effects of remediation on the benthic environment. All aspects of contaminated sediments will be reviewed, including determination of contaminant sources, site characterization, remedial technology selection, monitoring, and demonstration of the effect... read more

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

December 01, 2014 - December 01, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Each year, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers(WRV) completes many ecological restoration projects and offers numerous volunteer trainings in leadership and restoration skill development. WRV welcome everyone from beginners to seasoned restoration professionals. Visit their website for a listing of current projects and trainings that you can join. If you have any other questions or need more info... read more

Scaling up Estuary and Floodplain Restoration in Puget Sound

December 02, 2014 - April 22, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Part of the Restoration Webinar Series, this session will be presented by Jenny Baker, TNC. Through the use of case studies, the presentation will highlight how the project team engaged multiple interests in local communities to implement projects to gain a broad base of support, and achieve greater ecological and socio-economic gains than restoring for single objective actions. These efforts a... read more

Volunteering In Ecuador with Planet Drum

December 31, 2014 - February 28, 2014 [Upcoming Event]

Over the years, and with the help of countless volunteers, Planet Drum has developed ecosystem restoration techniques that are unique to the challenges presented by working in an urban/semi-urban environment, alongside Third World development plans, and in a country with a poverty rate of roughly 60%. Volunteers are needed to help further Planet Drum’s year-round revegetation efforts and ... read more

SER2015 World Conference on Ecological Restoration

August, 2015 (exact dates TBA) [Upcoming Event]

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Unique Training Event for Big Thompson River Restoration

April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014 [Past Event]

Unique Training Event for Big Thompson River Restoration Loveland, CO: Anyone driving the Big Thompson River Canyon can summarize their feelings in one simple phrase: there is a lot of restoration work to be done. According to John Giordanengo, the Northern Colorado Regional Director for Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, “It is estimated that it will take at least three years to get t... read more

Pond Design, Management and Maintenance

April 18, 2014 - April 18, 2014 [Past Event]

Improve the appearance, function, up-keep and long-term maintenance of your pond. You’ll learn how to build a pond, create and maintain stable shorelines, aquascape littoral benches, control nuisance species and optimize habitat for fish and aquatic wildlife. read more