Invasive species are a major threat to biodiversity worldwide, second only to habitat loss. In this enlightening summit in Ross Hall, five experts share their hard-won insights about best practices to manage and restore ecosystems, and engage in audience conversation about how to establish goals, prioritize, take action to implement projects, and overcome challenges to achieve long-term success in both small- and large-scale sites.
Topics and Speakers:
Removal is Not (Usually) Enough!
Paddy Woodworth, award-winning Irish journalist and author of Our Once and Future Planet
Restoration Success in a Densely Urban Environment
Kristy King, Director of Natural Areas Restoration and Management for NYC Parks
So Many Weeds, So Little Time
Art Gover, Research Support Associate for the Penn State
Lessons from Urban to Suburban Environments
Tate Bushell, Director of Stewardship with the Westchester Land Trust
Jessica A. Schuler, Director of the Thain Family Forest at NYBG
Co-presented with Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management: