Native Prairie Restoration and Reclamation Workshop

Date

7 - 8 February 2018

Hours

7 February: 8:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.

8 February: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Description

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.

Prairie Conservation Action Plan is hosting the 6th Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Workshop on February 7-8, 2018 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The theme for this year's event is "Look to the Future, Learn from the Past." This event will include plenary sessions and keynote speakers, break-out sessions and case studies, poster session and trade show. Topics for this year's event include:

  • climate change
  • range health
  • grazing and invasive species
  • species at risk
  • habitat restoration and mining

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

There will be a silent auction with proceeds going towards PCAP education programs (Taking Action for Prairie and Adopt a Rancher). PCAP will also be hosting an evening banquet as a fundraising event, featuring keynote speaker and best-selling Canadian author Sharon Butala, for PCAP's environmental and agricultural education programs for youth in Saskatchewan.

Registration fees are $275 plus GST.

Location

Saskatoon Inn and Conference Centre
2002 Airport Drive
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Website

For more information, visit 2018 Native Prairie Restoration and Reclamation Workshop

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