Archive for the ‘Restoration News Midwest Blog’ Category

Unearthing Remnant Sedge Meadow Restores Lost Wetland Functions

Posted on 27th Mar 2018 by mwgladmin

Author:  Matthew C. Parsons, M.S. (Senior Ecologist – Eco-Resource Consulting, Inc.) The B. Bruce Krier Conservancy read more

SER MWGL Annual Meeting Registration is Now Open!

Posted on 19th Feb 2018 by mwgladmin

Registration is now OPEN! Before registering please click here to view an overview of the meeting read more

Register Now for the Upcoming SER MWGL Webinar

Posted on 17th Nov 2017 by jlyndall

Upcoming Webinar Urban Ecological Restoration: Unique Challenges and Benefits Wednesday, December 6, 2017 2 pm ET/1 pm CT West read more

Heeding the Call: 2018 SER Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter Meeting

Posted on 18th Oct 2017 by jlyndall

In 2018 the annual meeting of the Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological read more

Peschel Wins SER-MWGL Student Research Award for 2017

Posted on 21st Jun 2017 by andypogon

Anna Peschel, a PhD student at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, won the read more

Online Learning for Volunteer Stewards: Latest Webinar in SER MWGL Series

Posted on 16th May 2017 by andypogon

Strengthening Resources for Ecological Restoration Save the Date:  May 24, 2017 at 1pm CT/2pm ET Please join read more

Restoration and the Season of Migrations…

Posted on 8th May 2017 by osage59

Over the weekend we celebrated International Migratory Bird Day with a hike around one of the read more

Attention Illinois SER MWGL members!

Posted on 8th May 2017 by andypogon

Are you considering attending the 2017 Illinois Native Plant Society (INPS) annual gathering June 2-4 at read more

Why we shouldn’t take seeds for granted…

Posted on 2nd May 2017 by osage59

This interesting essay was recently posted in the Annals of Botany blog examines the problem of read more

Just a Few Days Left to Apply for Student Restoration Research and Practice Grants from SER MWGL

Posted on 1st May 2017 by andypogon

Grant Applications Due This Friday May 5 STUDENT GRANT PROGRAM SER MWGL is pleased to offer a read more

The Tanager and the Oak

Posted on 27th Apr 2017 by osage59

Here in the Midwest the arrival of spring migratory birds in happening in earnest. Birders read more

Midwest Restoration & the March for Science -Take 2!

Posted on 14th Apr 2017 by osage59

If you are planning on attending the DC march - or any of the satellite read more

Restoration for pollinators in Cedar Rapids…

Posted on 14th Apr 2017 by osage59

Could this happen in your town? Cedar Rapids, Iowa moves to enhance 1000 acres of public read more

Midwest Restoration & the March for Science

Posted on 7th Apr 2017 by osage59

Like many - if not all of you - SER members today I received an read more

SER MWGL Annual Meeting 2017

Posted on 6th Apr 2017 by andypogon

9th Annual Meeting Hosted by Grand Valley State University Biology Department SER Executive Director Bethanie Walder read more

Student Restoration Research and Practice Grants from SER MWGL

Posted on 31st Mar 2017 by andypogon

STUDENT GRANT PROGRAM SER MWGL is pleased to offer a Student Restoration Practice Grant and Student read more

Florida (restoration) road trip, anyone?

Posted on 12th Aug 2016 by osage59

Who wouldn't like a road trip to Florida? Our good friends at the Southeastern Chapter of the read more

Turning a liability into an asset: a case study of restoration from the ground up…

Posted on 12th Aug 2016 by osage59

How many of us have encountered potential restoration sites that seemed to have some potential, read more

Restoration – in my town…

Posted on 31st Jul 2016 by osage59

During the course of this summer I have enjoyed seeing a restoration project - that read more

Next webinar: July 14, 2016!

Posted on 12th Jul 2016 by jlyndall

SER MWGL and SER will be co-hosting a webinar on dune restoration with speakers from read more

Job Alert: Restoration Postdoc

Posted on 30th Jun 2016 by jlyndall

Repost The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) is a large US Federal program aimed at protecting and read more

SER MWGL Lunch at the NA Prairie Conference

Posted on 29th Jun 2016 by jlyndall

Event:  SER MWGL lunch/meet and greet/discussion What:  24th North American Prairie Conference Where:  Illinois State University, Normal, read more

Upcoming Webinar: June 29th

Posted on 10th Jun 2016 by jlyndall

SER MWGL, US EPA, and CSRA are co-hosting an upcoming webinar on June 29th.  The read more

Throwback Thursday: Creating and Maintaining Sand Islands at Wolf Lake

Posted on 9th Jun 2016 by jlyndall

Originally published in our September 2011 newsletter. By Jon Dittmar, Cardno JFNew Wolf Lake is a 3.2 km² read more

Second Annual Quad Cities Pollinator Conference

Posted on 2nd Jun 2016 by osage59

The Second Annual Quad Cities Pollinator Conference, is coming up on June 23 – 24, 2016. read more

Restoration and Rememberance

Posted on 27th May 2016 by osage59

One of the most common pieces of advice I have heard about writing is to read more

Throwback Thursday: 100 Sites for 100 Years: A Chicago Wildernewss Land Management Research Program

Posted on 26th May 2016 by jlyndall

This post was originally posted in our January 2009 newsletter. by Lauren Umek and Liam Heneghan, Institute read more

Soil Microbes in Ecological Restoration

Posted on 26th Apr 2016 by jlyndall

By restoration scientists Elizabeth Bach, Jonathan Bauer, and Liz Koziol Increasingly, ecological restoration goals include belowground read more

Student Awards!

Posted on 31st Mar 2016 by lglyndal

The Society for Ecological Restoration, Midwest Great Lakes Chapter is proud to announce the recipients read more

Register now for the SER MWGL annual meeting!

Posted on 17th Mar 2016 by jlyndall

Reminder: today is the last day of early bird registration for the 2016 SER MWGL read more

Advice on Goldenrod Control?

Posted on 22nd Feb 2016 by rwdolan

I manage a 3-acre prairie planting on the Butler University campus in Indianapolis (http://legacy.butler.edu/herbarium/prairies/). The read more

State Roundup

Posted on 20th Nov 2015 by jlyndall

Happy Friday everyone!  Restoration practitioners in the Midwest-Great Lakes region have been busy planning, implementing, read more

Biological Invasions Research Project

Posted on 12th Nov 2015 by rwdolan

Alien Futures is a new research project collecting and examining issues that may affect the read more

The Promise of Restoration

Posted on 29th Oct 2015 by jlyndall

by Steve Glass   The science and practice of restoration ecology is a forward-looking, multifaceted discipline that read more

Photo Essay on Restoration of Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid in Wisconsin

Posted on 8th Oct 2015 by jlyndall

by Steve Glass, The Restoration Ecology Lab Restoration Ecology in Action This photo sequence documents a case read more

2015 SER Meeting in Manchester

Posted on 24th Sep 2015 by jlyndall

by Todd Aschenbach SER MWGL members at the SER 2015 meeting in Manchester (l to r:  Young read more

Celebrating Biodiversity: Native Seeds in the Midwest

Posted on 17th Sep 2015 by jlyndall

by Aaron Egan, Genesis Nursery Milkweed is most associated with monarch butterflies and is growing in read more

Throwback Thursday – THE EFROYMSON RESTORATION AT KANKAKEE SANDS: A LANDSCAPE APPROACH FOR GRASSLAND AND SAVANNA CONSERVATION IN INDIANA

Posted on 17th Sep 2015 by lglyndal

This post was initially published in September 2008. A landscape-scale restoration project is underway in northwestern read more

Community Involvement to Address a Long-standing Invasive Species Problem: Aspects of Civic Ecology in Practice

Posted on 10th Sep 2015 by rwdolan

by Rebecca Dolan, Friesner Herbarium and Center for Urban Ecology, Butler University.  SER MWGL Indiana read more

Putting the Piece of the Prairie Back Together in Illinois – Bison in the Nachusa Grassland

Posted on 3rd Sep 2015 by jlyndall

by Roger Anderson In Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold described the occurrence of a single compass read more

Throwback Thursday – A RESTORATION CHALLENGE OF A LIFETIME: THE SENECA MEADOWS PROJECT

Posted on 20th Aug 2015 by lglyndal

This post was initially published in December 2012. What is your virtual field of dreams for read more

Throwback Thursday – LINCOLN MEMORIAL GARDEN – A DESIGNED LANDSCAPE AND RESTORATION

Posted on 22nd Jul 2015 by lglyndal

This post was initially published in the SER MWGL newsletter in September 2011. Seventy-five years ago read more

Throwback Thursday – A SHORT NOTE ON THE ETYMOLOGY OF RESTORATION

Posted on 18th Jun 2015 by lglyndal

This post was initially published in the SER MWGL Newsletter in September 2013 In preparation for read more

SELECTED CONTENTS OF THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF RESTORATION ECOLOGY

Posted on 3rd Jun 2015 by lglyndal

SHORT COMMUNICATIONS S. C. Rossiter, M. A. Ahlering, B. J. Goodwin and K. A. Yurkonis. Seed read more

IMPROVING COMMUNICATION AND MEMBER INTERACTIONS

Posted on 26th May 2015 by lglyndal

The Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (MWGL SER) Board of Directors read more

HELPING MICHIGAN’S ONLY VENOMOUS SNAKE

Posted on 21st May 2015 by lglyndal

"You do what?!" people ask me after I tell them I work to protect rattlesnakes read more

USE OF FIRE FOR THE RESTORATION OF WILDLIFE COMMUNITIES IN THE NORTHERN LAKE STATES

Posted on 8th May 2015 by lglyndal

[caption id="attachment_24" align="alignright" width="300"] Fire-dependent red pine forest at Seney National Wildlife Refuge (Photo credit: read more

Welcome Iowa!

Posted on 28th Jan 2015 by lglyndal

We are pleased to announce that the Midwest-Great Lakes (MWGL) Chapter of the Society for read more

Welcome!

Posted on 22nd Jan 2015 by lglyndal

Welcome to the blog for the Midwest Great Lakes Chapter of the Society of Ecological read more

Application due Nov 1: Ohio Student Research Grant

Posted on 26th Sep 2014 by mwgladmin

Another exciting opportunity from Ohio! Due: Nov. 1st: Ohio Invasive Plants Council - Invasive Plants Student Research read more

Student Research Grant

Announcing Student Awards!

Posted on 2nd Apr 2014 by mwgladmin

Just announced at the Chapter’s Annual Meeting at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul: 2014 Student read more