Archive for the ‘Restoration News Midwest Blog’ Category

SER MWGL Members in Action

Posted on 12th May 2019 by sglass

SER MWGL Vice-president Joins Practical Farmers of Iowa Habitat Program Mary Damm, current Vice-president of the read more

Highlights of the 2019 SER MWGL Annual Meeting in Pella, Iowa

Posted on 30th Apr 2019 by sglass

[caption id="attachment_2200" align="alignnone" width="1024"] The chilly spring weather did not deter hardy conference goers from read more

Midwest Restoration News Updates

Posted on 28th Apr 2019 by sglass

The Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) Four new partners have successfully competed to join read more

2019 Student Research and Implementation Grant Awards Announced

Posted on 18th Apr 2019 by sglass

  Winners of the 2019 SER MWGL student research and student implementation grants were announced at read more

Student Grant Program–Proposal Deadline is March 15, 2019

Posted on 1st Mar 2019 by sglass

[caption id="attachment_1890" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo courtesy UWSP College of Natural Resources[/caption] Only Two Weeks Remain to read more

Registration Now Open for 2019 SER MWGL Annual Meeting

Posted on 26th Feb 2019 by sglass

Online Meeting Registration is now open! Online registration for the 2019 SER MWGL Annual Chapter Meeting read more

New Webinar Series: Connecting Research Methods to Fire Management Decisions

Posted on 22nd Feb 2019 by sglass

[caption id="attachment_2155" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo courtesy of TPOS[/caption] We like to highlight the activities of SER read more

2019 Student Grant Program–Request for Proposals

Posted on 6th Feb 2019 by sglass

The Society for Ecological Restoration Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter (SER MWGL) today announces the 2019 Student Restoration read more

February 22 Deadline Extension for Contributed Presentation Abstracts – 2019 MWGL SER Chapter Meeting

Posted on 2nd Feb 2019 by sglass

The SER MWGL Annual scientific meeting planning committee has extended the deadline for submitting an read more

2019 Annual Meeting Deadline Reminders: Workshop proposals, symposia proposals, and contributed presentation abstracts

Posted on 5th Dec 2018 by sglass

  Just a reminder to those of you planning to submit proposals for the 2019 SER read more

Fourth National Climate Assessment Is Packed With Info for Restorationists

Posted on 30th Nov 2018 by sglass

The U.S. federal government's Fourth National Climate Assessment speaks to the value of ecological restoration read more

Proposals for Workshops and Symposia Due December 7

Posted on 25th Nov 2018 by sglass

Eleventh Annual Chapter Meeting –April 12 to April 14, 2019 Central College, Pella, Iowa "Cultivating Innovative Restoration read more

SER MWGL Members Attend 2018 Natural Areas Conference in Bloomington, IN

Posted on 13th Nov 2018 by sglass

  [caption id="attachment_2119" align="alignnone" width="300"] Standing left to right: Adam Thada, Freya Bernston, Amy Silva, Dana read more

Call For Proposals for 2019 Annual Meeting Announced

Posted on 25th Oct 2018 by sglass

[caption id="attachment_2100" align="alignnone" width="480"] A field trip to view roadside vegetation management projects Iowa.[/caption]   The call read more

SER MWGL Members at the Iowa Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management Conference

Posted on 17th Sep 2018 by sglass

SER MWGL Chapter Sponsors Tallgrass Prairie Center Event  [caption id="attachment_2098" align="alignnone" width="768"] Daniel Miller staffing the read more

Fall 2018 State Event in Indiana

Posted on 10th Sep 2018 by sglass

[caption id="attachment_1403" align="alignnone" width="300"] Indiana Memorial Union, Indiana University, Bloomington  IN, site of the NAA annual read more

SER MWGL Will Be At the Iowa Roadside Meeting This Month

Posted on 5th Sep 2018 by sglass

September 5, 2018 MWGL Chapter To Participate in Roadside Conference as a Meeting Sponsor The Midwest Great read more

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 ( 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Posted on 21st May 2015 by lglyndal

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


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


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