Saturday, May 18, 2019, 12:30 – 3:30pm - Oak Openings Management Challenges with Sylvia Taylor

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 12:30pm
Hike Location: 
PETERSBURG STATE GAME AREA Stacy Drain, 49270, Petersburg, MI 49270, USA
Sylvia Taylor will lead a Saturday field foray to Petersburg State Game Area to discuss management for rare butterflies and oak woodlands, hopefully during peek lupine flowering season! See:

With support from the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability

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Hike Facilitator: 
Sylvia Taylor
Dr. Sylvia Taylor is a retired wildlife professional and adjunct assistant professor at University of Michigan School of Environment and Sustainability. She served as the first Endangered Species Coordinator for the State of Michigan, helping to establish and implement the program after the Endangered Species Act became law. She has served for many years on various land acquisition committees in southeast Michigan (including for the City of Ann Arbor and for Washtenaw County) to prioritize natural areas, open space, and farmlands for protection. Her dedicated and continuing efforts in conserving species and natural lands were recognized by the Natural Areas Association, who awarded her their highest honor, George Fell lifetime achievement award.