2019 Fall Forum & Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Fall Forum & AGM for SER-WC was held September 21-22 at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. Thanks to all who participated! Please visit this page for a recap of the event, including presentations and field tour.


Event Schedule

Download our Fall Forum & AGM presentation schedule (pdf) for details on presentations, including abstracts.

Day Time Activity
Sept 21 8:30-9:00 am Registration
9:00-9:30 am Welcome
9:15-9:30 am Darcy HendersonRecipes for restoration, and the context of climate and landscape in Western Canada
9:30-9:45 am Renny GrilzMeewasin Valley Authority – 40 Years of Restoration Programs
9:45-10:00 am Myra Juckers – Potentilla recta invasion of rangelands in East Kootenay, BC: Examining best management practices
10:00-10:15 am Karon Shmon & Roberta CrossCharette River Lot: an original Métis landscape on the South Saskatchewan River, originally part of the Batoche settlement
10:15-11:00 am Health Break & Networking
11:00-11:15 am Eric BalkeTidal Marshes and Rising Tides: Facilitating ecological resilience in the Fraser River delta
11:15-11:30 am Ian HnatowichRestoration of low arctic tundra using locally sourced vegetative sods
11:30-11:45 am Phaedra Cowden – Development and function of Biological Soil Crust (BSC) communities
12:00-1:00 pm Annual General Meeting & Lunch
1:30-4:00 pm Beaver Creek Conservation Area Restoration Tour (Meewasin Valley Authority)
5:00-6:30 pm Guided Beer Tasting – 9 Mile Brewery (229 20th St. W) – $10/person
6:30 pm Dinner at Cohen’s (101 20th St. W)
Sept 22 10:00 am – 1:30 pm Tour of Wetlands East of Saskatoon