Stewardship Network Webcasts

The Stewardship Network presents monthly webcasts from noon to 1 p.m. (Eastern time zone) on the second Wednesday of each month, covering a variety of conservation and land management topics.

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Stewardship Network Webcast Archive

June, 2017 - "The Most Beautiful Place in America!?" Sand Dunes, Outdoor Recreation, the Future of Conservation

From surfing the Great Lakes to climbing a perched dune, outdoor recreation offers us an opportunity to rethink the value of the natural world in today's modern context, which in turn can help us all reinvigorate the protection of our public lands by building the next generation of stewards.

May, 2017 - Making Sense of CWMA's, CISMA's, PRISM's & TSN Clusters: How Local Partnerships Enhance Invasive Species Control and Ecological Restoration

Local conservation partnerships, such as CWMAs, CISMAs, PRISMS, and Stewardship Network Clusters, can address invasive species by enhancing cooperation and coordination across agency and organizational jurisdictions.

April, 2017: Garlic Mustard Challenge Kick-off

It's time to kick off the 2017 Garlic Mustard Challenge!

March, 2017: PlayCleanGo: Stop Invasive Species In Your Tracks

This presentation will provide an overview of the PlayCleanGo outreach campaign, its social marketing foundation and what is available to you as a partner organization. Invasive species are already among the greatest threats conservationists and land managers face in sustaining our natural heritage. Climate change is likely to make matters worse. Adding to the problem is the increase in human mobility, including recreationists and field workers. PlayCleanGo is an awareness campaign which can foster sustainable behaviors among trail users and other outdoor enthusiasts, much like Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! has among boaters.

December, 2016: Don't Let Your Oak Wilt

Oak Wilt, caused by the fungus Ceratocystis fagacearum, is a major threat to Quercus (Oak) species in the eastern half of the United States. The disease is quickly lethal on members of the red oak family and live oak group. It may be lethal or cause a gradual decline on members of the white oak family.

November, 2016: Sorting Through the Seedbank

Every day, leaders across the Great Lakes Basin make strategic decisions intended to enhance the quality and sustainability of the Great Lakes ecosystem. These decisions set priorities and allocate resources to drive adaptive management programs that support desired sociocultural, economic, and environmental outcomes. There is an information gap between the decisions Great Lakes leaders make and the results of the programs they influence. As a region, our desired outcomes are not always aligned and we lack a process to measure the combined effects of the many adaptive management programs.

October, 2016: Great Lakes Blue Accounting: Delivering Information, Supporting Collaboration

Every day, leaders across the Great Lakes Basin make strategic decisions intended to enhance the quality and sustainability of the Great Lakes ecosystem. These decisions set priorities and allocate resources to drive adaptive management programs that support desired sociocultural, economic, and environmental outcomes. There is an information gap between the decisions Great Lakes leaders make and the results of the programs they influence. As a region, our desired outcomes are not always aligned and we lack a process to measure the combined effects of the many adaptive management programs.

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