Natural Areas and Ecological Management Seminars

Spring 2016

Making Ecological Restoration More Effective: Ideas from the Midwest and around the world

Presented by Dr. Susan Galatowitsch, University of Minnesota

Fall 2014

Why has the monarch butterfly population declined and what can we do about it?

Presented by John Pleasants, Iowa State University

Spring 2014

Assault on the Prairie

Presented by Daryl Smith

Spring 2014

Protecting and Restoring the Blufflands Region

Presented by Brian Fankhauser

Summer 2013

The Prairie Roots Project: Visualizing Soil Processes  and Ecosystem Services

Presented by Dr. Laura Jackson, Director of The Tallgrass Prairie Center at the University of Northern Iowa

(Delivered at the Iowa Lakeside Laboratory -- July 2013)

Spring 2012

Effect of Burn Timing On Insect Assemblages in Recent Prairie Reconstruction

Presented by Anna Abney, M.S. Biology graduate student

Geologic History of the Upper Mississippi River Valley and Bottom Land Restoration Scenarios

Presented by E. Arthur "Art" Bettis, Associate Professor, Department of Geoscience, University of Iowa

Fall 2011

The Effect of Tallgrass Prairie Species Composition On Above Ground Biomass Production

Presented by Molly Schlumbohm