JUNE 2017

 

ERB No. 32

Linking Wildlife and River Management:  The Impact of Fauna on Hydrologic Processes

By:  Ingrid Karklins, Ecologist, Environmental Survey Consulting, Inc., Austin, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 32 Karklins

 

ERB No. 31

Restoration in the Energy Industry:  Texas Restoration Ecologists’ New Frontier

By:  Forrest S. Smith, Dan L. Duncan Endowed Director, South Texas Natives & Texas Native Seed Project, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Kingsville, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 31 Smith

 

MAY, 2017

 

ERB No. 30

A View from the Field:  Hill Country Land Owner Sets His Sights on Exotics

By:  Roy Leslie, Hill Country Land Owner, Hillingdon Ranch, Kendall County, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 30 Leslie

 

MARCH, 2017

 

ERB No. 29

Invasive Species in Riparian Zones:  Is Eradication the Only Option?

By:  Ingrid Karklins, Ecologist, Environmental Survey Consulting, Inc., Austin, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 29 Karklins

 

ERB. No. 28

TXSER Members Collaborate on Invasive Species Research

By:  Charlotte Reemts, Research & Monitoring Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy, Austin, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 28 Reemts

 

SEPTEMBER, 2016

 

ERB No. 27

Genetic Variability in Riparian Restoration as a Tool for Climate Change Adaptation

By:  Ingrid Karklins, Field Ecologist, Environmental Survey Consulting, Inc., Austin, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 27 – Karklins

 

ERB No. 26

Bison on the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

By:  Michelle Villafranca, Natural Resource Specialist, Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, Fort Worth, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 26 – Villafranca

 

JUNE, 2016

 

ERB No. 25

A Visit with SER Nepal

By:  William Forbes, Associate Professor of Geography, Department of Anthropology, Geography and Sociology, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 25 Forbes

 

MARCH, 2016

 

ERB No. 24

Coyotes as Super Seed Dispersers are Keystone Species in the Fragmented Habitat of the Lower Rio Grande Valley

By:  Alejandro Fierro, Assistant Professor, School of Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences, University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 24 Fierro

 

FEBRUARY, 2016

 

ERB No. 23

Good Folks Doing Good Work!  The Ongoing Reforestation of the Lost Pines in Bastrop County

By:  Leslie Dietz, TXSER Board Member, San Marcos, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 23 Dietz

 

SEPTEMBER, 2015

 

ERB No. 22

A Hidden Gem:  Warbler Woods

By:  Leslie Dietz, Masters Candidate, Population & Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 22 Dietz

 

ERB No. 21

Wimberley Flood:  Compassionate Restoration

By:  Katherine Crosthwaite, Ecologist, HDR Enviornmental, Operations & Construction, Inc., Spring Branch, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 21 Crosthwaite

 

JUNE, 2015

 

ERB No. 20

Why Study Diatoms, You Ask?

By:  Brad Hoge, Associate Professor of Natural Science and Science Education, Department of Natural Science, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 20 Hoge

 

MAY, JUNE & AUGUST 2015  (Series)

 

ERB No. 17-19

Monitoring More Using Photos – (Series)

By:  Charlotte Reemts, Research and Monitoring Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy, Austin Texas

Part I:  Ground Cover Photography – Ecological Restoration Brief No. 17 Reemts – Part I

Part II:  Photo Frame Photography – Ecological Restoration Brief No. 18 Reemts – Part II

Part III:  Landscape Photography – Ecological Restoration Brief No. 19 Reemts – Part III

 

APRIL, 2015

 

ERB No. 16

Linking Texas and Cuba:  Protecting Nature’s Migrants

By:  Gwen Michele Thomas, Chapter Coordinator, Texas Society for Ecological Restoration, Richardson, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 16 Thomas

 

MARCH, 2015

 

ERB No. 15

Spring Lake and the San Marcos River:  Transformation to Restoration

By:  Leslie Dietz, Masters Candidate, Department of Biology, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 15 Dietz

 

ERB No. 14

The Mindful Conservationist

By:   Jill Nokes, Hill Country Land Trust, Austin, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 14 Nokes

 

DECEMBER, 2014

 

ERB No. 13

Geography Student Internships at The Nature Conservancy’s Roy E. Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary, Hardin County, Silsbee, Texas

By:  William Forbes, Associate Director of Geography, Stephen F. Austin State  University, Nacogdoches, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 13 Forbes

 

SEPTEMBER, 2014

 

ERB No. 12

Urban Riparian Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

By:  Ingrid Karklins, B.S. Candidate, Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, College of Agricultue and Life Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 12 – Karklins

 

ERB No. 11.

Javelina Restoration:  Lessons from Mason Mountain Wildlife Management Area

By:  Leslie Dietz, MS Candidate, Department of Biology, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 11 – Dietz

 

JUNE, 2014

 

ERB No. 10

Prescribed Fires at the Wildland-Urban Interface:  Policy and Citizen Concern

By:  Ingrid Karklins, B.S. Candidate, Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No10 Karklin

 

MARCH, 2014

 

ERB No. 9

What Can Restoration Science Do For Green Infrastructure?

By:  Mary Carol Edwards, Stormwater Wetland Program Coordinator, Texas Coastal Watershed Program, Texas Sea Grant, Houston, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No9 Edwards

 

ERB No. 8

Controlling the Uncontrollable:  Fire Regulation and Incentives at the Wildland-Urban Interface

By:  Ingrid Karklins, B.S. Candidate, Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No8 Karklins

 

DECEMBER, 2013

 

ERB No. 7

Seeds for Restoration

By:  Eric Grahmann, Quail Biologist & Restoration Ecologist, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, based out of San Antonio

Ecological Restoration Brief No7 Grahmann, Dec 2013

 

SEPTEMBER, 2013

 

ERB No. 6

Cooperative Management of Riparian Vegetation on the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo

By:  Joe Sirotnak, Botanist, Big Bend National Park, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 6 Sirotnak September 2013

 

ERB No. 5

To Be An Intern

By:  Michelle Villafranca, Natural Resource Specialist, Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, Fort Worth, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 5 Villafranca September 2013

 

JUNE, 2013

 

ERB No. 4

Black-Tailed Prairie Dog:  A Keystone Species in Prairie Restoration

By:  Leslie Dietz, Masters Candidate, Population and Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No4 Dietz June 2013

 

ERB No. 3

Re-Vegetating with Mediterranean Annual Grasses – I Hope I am Wrong About This

By:  Kelly Lyons, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No3 Lyons June 2013

 

MARCH, 2013

 

ERB No. 2

Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration

By:  Justin K. Hoffman, Borderlands Research Institute, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX

Louis A. Harveson, Borderlands Research Institute, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX

Shawn S. Gray, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Wildlife Division, Alpine, TX

Ecological Restoration Brief No. 2, Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration

 

ERB No. 1

Freshwater Coastal Prairie Wetland Restoration – Case Study:  Sheldon Lake State Park

By:  Marissa Sipocz, Wetland Program Manager, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas Sea Grant

Ecological Restoration Brief No.1, Sheldon Lake State Park