Do you want to engage and educate the public about the value of your Waystation and pollinator gardens? Interpretive and educational signage is very valuable in communicating the importance of why it is important to create monarch and other pollinator habitat, but the task of designing, creating, and installing attractive and durable outdoor signs is daunting for many. This webinar will provide valuable information on how to design and create outdoor signs.
Learn about ongoing Natural Capital Project assessments in Iowa and Minnesota aimed at informing the targeting of restoration and best management practices in agricultural landscapes. Explore why mapping the location and preferences of beneficiaries of various ecosystems services changes how lands are targeted for restoration.
The UW-Madison Arboretum’s Curtis Prairie, named for renowned UW-Madison botanist John Curtis, is often regarded as the world’s oldest restored prairie. With restoration efforts commencing in 1935, Curtis Prairie’s rich history has been shaped by surrounding land-use change, an influx of disturbances, scientific research, and the restoration process itself.
ITEP offers training to tribal environmental professionals to build their capacity to address climate change issues. The courses are taught by instructional teams that include staff from ITEP, federal agencies, universities, and/or organizations, and most importantly, the tribes themselves, who share their expertise and experience.
The 2017 theme for the conference is “Charting a Course for Rangeland Science in the Sagebrush Biome.” This year’s program will have participants learn about and contribute to the implementation of the Integrated Rangeland Fire Management Strategy Actionable Science Plan.
A Sage-Steppe Tools Workshop will be held immediately following the Northwest Basin & Range Ecosystem Symposium. The workshop is hosted by the Conservation Biology Institute and the Bureau of Land Management.
The Tallgrass Prairie Center will present on the latest research and recommendations for prairie habitat seed mix design. Winter is an excellent time to consider seed mixes for upcoming restoration projects, and you can find out what you need to consider when designing and choosing a seed mix for pollinators and monarchs in the prairie.
A webinar hosted by the California Fire Science Consortium will focus on a four-step approach to integrating wildfire planning for the wildland-urban interface (WUI) through a variety of planning and implementation processes that work across departments within local governments. This conceptual framework will be discussed Feb. 16 at 11:00 AM (PST).
Presenters: John Tirpak, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and James Cronin and Blair Tirpak, U.S. Geological Survey