2018 Restoration Symposium & Workshop
The Society for Ecological Restoration of Ontario (SERO) is pleased partner and provide an opportunity to attend one or two-day restoration symposium in collaboration with the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens (ERA).
|Wednesday October 3
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
|Restoration in Urban Areas – 4th Public Symposium of the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens||Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington||$28 Registration
+ $12 Optional Lunch
|Thursday October 4
9:00 am – 11:15 am
|SERO AGM & Workshop||Conservation Halton, 2596 Britannia Road West, Burlington||$20 Registration|
|Thursday October 4
11:15 am – 3:30 pm
|Restoration Field Trips||Various|
Reservations for the ERA Symposium (October 3) is administered through the RBG website. Registration for the SERO AGM and field trips is administered through the SERO Eventbrite website.
Participants will be responsible for providing transportation to and from the field trips.
4th Public Symposium of the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens
Wednesday October 3, 2018, 9:00 – 5:00 pm
Royal Botanical Gardens and the Ecological Restoration Alliance of Botanic Gardens (ERA) invite you to the symposium “Restoration in Urban Areas”.
The symposium offers and excellent opportunity for restoration practitioners and researches from access the globe to discuss how we can deliver effective and innovative ecological restoration, particularly in urban areas.
Meeting Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, 680 Plains Road West, Burlington
For more information visit: www.erabg.org
Society of Ecological Restoration of Ontario – AGM & Workshop
Thursday, October 4 Workshop – 9:00 – 11:00 am & Field Trips – 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
SERO invites you to workshop and field trip day hosted in Halton to learn about recent restoration plans and initiatives (urban and non-urban) and see two restoration projects.
|9:00 – 9:15||Introductory Remarks|
|9:15 – 9:30||Challenges & Success of Planting in an Urban Environment||Restoration, urban, planting||Ryan Stephenson, TRCA|
|9:30 – 9:45||Milton – Boyne and Derry Green Restoration Framework||Restoration planning, design, standards, buffers||Nick Assad, Dougan & Associates (now CH)|
|9:45 – 10:00||Conservation Halton – Drumquin Park Creek Restoration Project||Weir removal, watercourse restoration species at risk, wetlands||Nigel Finney, Conservation Halton|
|10:00 – 10:15||SER Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner Program||Certification program update||SERO|
|10:15 – 10:25||Break|
|10:25 – 10:50||Restoration Progress at the Rice Lake Plains & Southern Norfolk Sand Plain Natural Areas||Grassland, prescribed burns, forest, wetland, SAR||Brett Norman & Val Deziel, NCC|
|10:50 – 11:05||Lakeview Waterfront Connection Project Update||Lake Ontario infill, wetland, creek, waterfront||Mark Hendry, CVC|
|11:05 – 11:15||Round Table Discussion – Restoration in Ontario||Emerging issues & opportunities||All|
|11:15 – 12:15||Lunch (Bring your own lunch)|
|12:15 – 1:30||Milton Field Trip – Boyne Framgard Channel Realignment||Watercourse realignment, fish habitat, wetland, habitat features||Nick Assad|
|1:30 – 3:30||Milton Field Trip – Drumquin Park Creek and Floodplain Restoration Project||Weir removal, watercourse restoration species at risk, wetlands||Nigel Finney|
Meeting Location: Conservation Halton, 2596 Britannia Road West, Burlington, On