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Invasive Species Summit:
Restoration and Long-Term Management
Invasive Species Summit Morning Plenary, With Afternoon Session C: Strategic Invasive Species Management and Restoration Practice
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Invasive Species Summit Morning Plenary, With Afternoon Session C: Strategic Invasive Species Management and Restoration Practice - 162HRT834C
Invasive species are a major threat to biodiversity worldwide and are severely impacting our regional ecosystems. This summit addresses the impacts of invasive species from a global to regional level: what is being done to manage them, how restoring ecosystems can help, and implications for the future. The morning plenary session features prominent speakers in the fields of invasion biology, restoration ecology, and not-for-profit land management. Afternoon concurrent sessions (registered separately) consist of short talks followed by moderated discussions.
10 am - 12:30 pm: Morning Plenary Session
9 am: Doors Open, Registration and Coffee in Ross Gallery
Biological Invasions: What Do They Do, What Can We Do About Them, and Why Are They Controversial?
, University of Tennessee, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor
Developing Effective Strategies to Mitigate Invasive Species Impacts in Eastern New York Forests
Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy, New York
Restoration Targets in a Changing Biotic Landscape
Rutgers University, Department of Ecology and Evolution Professor
2 - 4 pm Afternoon Session: Strategic Invasive Species Management and Restoration Practice
Moderators: Helen Forgione
, the Natural Areas Conservancy's Senior Project Manager for Ecological Assessment and
Jessica A. Schuler
, Director of the Thain Family Forest at The New York Botanical Garden
Urban Forest Assessment: Providing a Framework for Regional Prioritization
, Natural Areas Conservancy
Restoring a 50 Acre, Urban Old growth Forest
Jessica A. Schuler
, The New York Botanical Garden
Restoring Maritime Forest for Songbirds in Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
, The Nature Conservancy
Strategic Management of Plant Invasions for Ecosystem Impacts: Insights from a Microstegium vimineum Invasion Along a Logged Chronosequence
, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Collaborative Mile-a-Minute Management: Stories from the Northern Frontier
, Scenic Hudson
CEUs available: LA CES and ISA: 2 credit hours, NYS DEC: 2.5 credits depending on license
This Summit was contracted by the Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management using funds from the Environmental Protection Fund as administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Purple Keman (
© Bobbi Angell
is a new invasive species in the Mid-Atlantic region. This illustration was commissioned specifically for this Summit.
10:00am - 04:00pm
Jessica Arcate Schuler
, NYBG - Ross Lecture Hall
This session is not currently open for registration.
There are currently no other sections available.