Upcoming SERNW Events

WEBINAR:  February 7, 2018  9:00 to 10:45 AM Pacific Time

To Burn Or Not To Burn: The Role of Fire in Disturbance, Conservation and Restoration

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Abstracts and Itinerary

Restoration Project Design

Monday, November 6th, 9am-4pm
Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St., Seattle, WA 98105

Cost: $85, lunch included
Instructor: Rodney Pond, Executive Director, Sound Salmon Solutions

This class will teach you how to use a design process to plan and implement future restoration projects, creating projects that are more successful and cost less money over the long run. Class attendees will learn about the stages of restoration projects (including site evaluation, goal development, site preparation, installation, maintenance and monitoring) and leave able to identify important

Professional credits approved: APLD (2.5), ASLA (7), CPH (6), ecoPRO (6), NALP/WALP (7). Pending: CERP


Effective Ecological Restoration Monitoring

Missoula, Montana on May 17-18, 2018

An “Effective Ecological Restoration Monitoring” workshop will be held at the University of Montana, Missoula, Montana on May 17-18, 2018.  The workshop will be focused on vegetation monitoring.  Instructors will be Cara Nelson, Director of the Ecological Restoration Program at The University of Montana; Amy Sacry, Senior Restoration Ecologist at Geum Environmental Consulting, Inc.; and Tom Parker, Principal Ecologist and President of Geum.

Topics will include (1) developing a solid framework for monitoring; (2) appropriate scale and level of effort to produce useful information quickly; and (3) statistically sound sampling design and data analysis.  The first day will be a classroom session, and the second day will be a combination of field time and data analysis in the computer lab.  See more details or to register here:

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Other Featured Events

Missoula Pub Talk: Society of Ecological Restoration, western Montana

Thursday, September 28, 6:00‐8:00 pm

Imagine Nation Brewing Community Room, 1151 West Broadway, Missoula

The Society for Ecological Restoration and Northwest Chapter are
hosting another Pub Talk in Missoula aimed at increasing local learning
and networking opportunitiesrelated to ecological restoration. Elizabeth
(Libby) Metcalf, Associate Professor of Recreation Management &
Human Dimensions of Natural Resources at the University of Montana,
will be talking about Building social capacity for restoration success: An
examination of the Clark Fork River. Come learn about the social
dimension of river restoration and join in the discussion.
There will be plenty of time for socializing and networking and anyone
interested in ecological restoration is welcome to attend!

Please contact Amy Sacry with questions: asacry@geumconsulting.com


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