CCBER's Conservation and Restoration Ecology Seminar Series for the 2019 Spring quarter will focus on Restoring California's Native Perennial Grasslands. Seminar presentations take place on Monday's from 6:00 - 7:00 pm in the CCBER Classroom on the south side of Harder Stadium.
The schedule of seminar topics and speakers includes:
April 8th: Robert Freese (Irvine Ranch Conservancy): Management Challenges in Restoring Native California Grasslands
April 15th: Mark Horney (CalPoly, Animal Sciences): What are the ‘best’ rangeland management practices and can they benefit native perennial grasslands?
April 22nd: Elihu Gevirtz (Channel Islands Restoration): Restoration of Native Grasslands & Bird Populations Using Sheep Grazing on the San Marcos Foothills Preserve in Santa Barbara, CA.
April 29th: Wayne Chapman (CCBER): Fire: A Brief History of Chumash Vegetation Management and Implications for Conserving Local Plant Diversity
May 6th: Loralee Larios (UC Riverside): A demographic approach to managing native grasslands
May 13th: JP Marie (Putah Creek Reserve Director, UC Davis): Large scale native grassland restoration strategies
May 20th: Karen Holl (UC Santa Cruz): Native grassland restoration: Results from Research and Experimentation
For more information, contact Lisa Stratton - firstname.lastname@example.org