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Green Living Seminar Series

Presented by the Environmental Studies Department and the MCLA Berkshire Environmental Resource Center

Green Living Seminar flyer - Science and Management of Invasive Species

Every semester the Green Living Seminars center around a different topic, timely and relevant in current sustainability issues.


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Spring 2017 Green Living

Green Living Seminar: Science and Management of Invasive Species

All seminars are Thursdays at 7:00pm in CSI 121

Listen to a podcast from earlier this year, below.

DateSubject and Speaker
1/26

Prioritizing, Partnering and Preventing: How one National Wildlife Refuge Approaches Invasive Plant Challenges (podcast)
Cynthia Boettner,Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

2/02

Success of Failure (or Both): Long Term Invasive Plant Control (podcast)
Julie Richburg, The Trustees

2/09

Current Forest Health Conditions in Massachusetts RESCHEDULED for April 27
Ken Gooch, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Forest Health Program

2/16

Invasive Plants and Managing Regional Biodiversity (podcast)
Chris Buelow, Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program

2/23

From Run Down to Renewed: Land Restoration at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve (podcast)
Jesse Hoffman, Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission

3/02

The Time They are a Changin': Marine Bioinvasions in the Northeast (podcast)
Judith Pederson, MIT Sea Grant College Program

3/09

Restoring Ecological Integrity to Your Land: Management Strategies to Curtail Invasive Plants (podcast)
Chris Politan, Ecological Services: Stewardship, Inc.

3/23

From House Sparrows to Mute Swans: The Invasive Birds of Massachusetts
Andrew Vitz, Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (podcast)

3/30

The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program: Leveraging Partnership to Model Invasive Species Prevention & Management Success
Brendan Quiron, The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program

4/06

Biocontrol Control of Winter Moth and Gypsy Moth
Joe Elkinton, Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts

4/13

The Management of Invasive Species of Cape Cod Natural Seashore
Nita Tallent, National Park Service, Cape Cod National Seashore

4/20

Recipe for Success: Can Eating Invasives Help Reduce Their Spread?
Joe Roman, Gund Institute of Ecological Economics University of Vermont

4/27

Current Forest Health Conditions in Massachusetts
Ken Gooch, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Forest Health Program

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