INVASIVE SPECIES SUMMIT: Restoration and Long-term Management

 

Please help spread word of this event to interested environmentalists and land managers.  PRLC’s Land Steward and Educator, Krista Munger, will attend.  If you live locally and would like to meet up with her for socializing during the lunch hour (usually with a bunch of other local plant people), you can email her at landsteward@prlc.net.

INVASIVE SPECIES SUMMIT: RESTORATION AND LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT

Friday, November 3, 2017

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Invasive species are a major threat to biodiversity worldwide, second only to habitat loss. In this enlightening summit in Ross Hall, five experts share their hard-won insights about best practices to manage and restore ecosystems, and engage in audience conversation about how to establish goals, prioritize, take action to implement projects, and overcome challenges to achieve long-term success in both small- and large-scale sites.

Topics and Speakers:

Removal is Not (Usually) Enough!
Paddy Woodworth, award-winning Irish journalist and author of Our Once and Future Planet

Restoration Success in a Densely Urban Environment
Kristy King, Director of Natural Areas Restoration and Management for NYC Parks

So Many Weeds, So Little Time
Art Gover, Research Support Associate for the Penn State

Lessons from Urban to Suburban Environments
Tate Bushell, Director of Stewardship with the Westchester Land Trust
Jessica A. Schuler, Director of the Thain Family Forest at NYBG

Co-presented with Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management: LH PRISM logo

Link to NYBG Summit Website

Link to Registration

 

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