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Common reed ( Phragmites ) ecology and management

Submitted by Linda Rohleder on Tue, 04/08/2014 - 19:35

HUDSONIA will be conducting the following workshop for professionals. The workshop will be held Thursday 15 May 9:30-4:30 at Lamont Doherty Geophysical Observatory, Palisades, NY. This is a workshop for professionals who are involved with the study and management of environmental weeds. The target audience includes consultants, researchers, college and graduate students, university and high school faculty, environmental professionals, agency regulators, policy-makers, preserve and park managers, ecological restorationists, and others.

REVIEW the ecological characteristics of Phragmites most relevant to biodiversity,

LEARN which habitats and species of organisms may be harmed or benefited by Phragmites

DISCOVER the results of published studies on Phragmites habitat functions, non-habitat ecosystem services, and management interventions,

DISCUSS the science, philosophy, and sociopolitics of Phragmites and other environmental weeds in the northeastern states.

SEE leading-edge results of Phragmites bioenergy research

Taught by: Eric Kiviat, Ph.D.

Fee: $25 per person.

(PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED – See flier for more details.)

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 09:30 to 16:30