Spring Quarter Seminar Series on Grassland Restoration

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 11:22 -- Ryan Clark

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

Click here to download a pdf of the seminar schedule.

For more information, contact Lisa Stratton - stratton@ccber.ucsb.edu


Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:00