2017 Native Prairie Restoration and Reclamation Workshop
February 8 - 9, 2017
- February 8: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
- February 9: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Saskatchewan Prairie Conservation Action Plan (SK PCAP) Partnership brings together 30 agencies and organizations representing producers, industry, provincial and federal governments, environmental non-government organizations, research and educational institutions working towards a common vision of prairie and species at risk conservation in Saskatchewan.
The 5th Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Workshop will focus on Reclaiming Spaces, Restoring Species to promote the exchange of knowledge between the sectors/industries involved in native prairie restoration across North America. The two day workshop will include expert speakers, full break-out sessions dedicated to individual sectors, a trade show and an academic poster session. There will be a hands-one case study about Restoration and Reclamation of Riparian Areas, Restoration and Reclamation with a First Nations Perspective and Restoration and Reclamation in an Urban Setting.
The primary objective of this workshop is to hear from all stakeholders involved in native prairie land use:
- First Nations Groups
- Government (federal, provincial, municipal)
- Ranchers and land owners
- Education and Researchers
- Environmental not for profit organizations
- Industry and Utilities
The aim of this workshop is to bring all of these stakeholders together to exchange knowledge, share lessons learned and address issues in reclaiming spaces and restoring species.
There will be a silent auction with proceeds going towards PCAP education programs (Taking Action for Prairie and Adopt a Rancher).
The theme is Reclaiming Spaces - Restoring Species with sessions on:
- Restoration and Reclamation on Native Prairie
- Range Health and Soil Remediation
- Restoration of Wildlife and Plant Species at Risk
- Connecting it All - The Power of Partnerships
- Case studies - reclamation/restoration in a riparian setting, in an urban setting, and with a First Nations perspective
- Early-bird registration (before December 12, 2016) - $225
- Regular registration (after December 12, 2016) - $275
- Student registration (no deadline) - $225
Ramada Plaza Regina
1818 Victoria Avenue
For more information, visit: 2017 Native Prairie Restoration and Reclamation Workshop.
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