SER Great Basin Webinar: Post-fire seeding methods for establishing diverse native communities in the Great Basin

March 4, 2015

Jeff Ott, Research Geneticist at the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID, will discuss methods for large-scale restoration following fire in the Great Basin and will include discussion of aerial seeding and broadcast seeding using minimum-till drills as well as conventional drill seeding. For the full webinar series, see  http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_S... read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Vegetation restoration in response to pinon and juniper control treatments

March 5, 2015

Bruce Roundy, Plant Ecologist, Brigham Young University, will discuss vegetation restoration in response to piñon and juniper control treatments. For the full webinar series, see  http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

Online Course - Mangrove Ecological Restoration and Sustainable Timber Management

March 15, 2015 - June 15, 2015

Pronatura Veracruz, along with other institutions such as NatureServe (USA), the Institute of Ecology and the National Forestry Comission of Mexico, the online-presencial course of ecological restoration and sustainable timber management in mangrove forests. The course is organized with Dr. Jorge López-Portillo (Institute of Ecology) and with Dr. Ignacio Valdez (Colegio de Postgraduados... read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Increasing integration of pollinator-friendly forbs in wildland restoration

Wed, Apr 1, 2015 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Byron Love, Ph.D. student, USDA ARS Pollinating Insects Research Unit and Utah State University, Logan, UT, will discuss increasing integration of pollinator-friendly forbs. For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: NRCS role in developing native plant material for federal land

Wed, Apr 8, 2015

Derek Tilley, Manager, USDA NRCS Aberdeen Plant Materials Center, ID, will discuss the NRCS role in developing native plant material for federal land.  For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Weather variability and forecasting tools for short and long-term restoration planning

Tue, May 12, 2015 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Stuart Hardegree, Plant Physiologist, USDA ARS Northwest Watershed Research Center, Boise, ID, will discuss weather variability and forecasting tools for short- and long-term restoration planning. For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

SER Great Basin Webinar: Seed zones and climate change

May 20, 2015 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Francis Kilkenny, Research Biologist, USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise, ID, will discuss seed zones and climate change. For the full webinar series, see http://www.gbfiresci.org/storage/docs/webinars/2015-01_SeedingSeries.pdf read more

Summer 2015 Stream Restoration Workshops

June 01, 2015 - June 05, 2015

The University at Buffalo (UB) will offer two workshops in stream restoration over a one-week period in 2015. Participants may take one or both of the workshops. The first workshop is "Fundamentals of Stream Channel Design" which will take place June 1-2. The second workshop is "Watershed Management Planning, Assessment, and Monitoring" which will take place June 3-5. Workshops are geared towar... read more

River Restoration; Fluvial-Geomorphic & Ecological Tools

June 15, 2015 - June 19, 2015

This five-day workshop emphasizes understanding geomorphic process as a sound basis for planning and designing river restoration projects and programs, with specific applications and field visits to Mediterranean and mountain environments. The course is in English, but draws heavily on river restoration and management experiences in France and elsewhere in the EU, complemented by experiences in... read more