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Natural Lands Management Workshop


When: Wednesday, June 15th
9 AM - 4 PM
Where: Mt. Cuba Center
3120 Barley Mill Rd
Hockessin, DE  
United States
Maggie Nijander-Brock

Phone: 302-239-8891

Developing effective land management strategies that minimize inputs and maximize outcomes
is a challenge facing many public and private landholders. This workshop presents a variety of
tools and procedures designed to assist managers in the decision-making process, with a goal of
establishing best management practices appropriate for a host of site conditions.
Morning Sessions
•Using ArcGIS software to establish landscape restoration goals and implement projects.
•Defining, developing, and prioritizing invasive species control programs.
•Designing and installing systems that successfully restore and repair eroded
Afternoon Tours
•Mt. Cuba Center’s experimental reforestation research site
•Natural Lands watershed-monitoring program
•Invasive plant management projects
Nathan Shampine is Mt. Cuba Center's Natural Lands Manager responsible for land
conservation and developing healthy and functional ecosystems. He earned his degree in
Environmental and Forest Biology from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
Robert Struble is the Watershed Conservation Director for the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance. He
has managed 15 stream restoration projects over the past six years in the Brandywine and Red
Clay Watersheds, involving more than five miles of stream and over 75 in-stream structures.
Art Grover is a Research Support Associate with the Wildland Weed Management program in
the Department of Plant Science at Penn State University. He assists the PA Bureau of State
Parks with developing and implementing habitat management plans and prioritizing
approaches to invasive species suppression.

For more information or to register, click here: NATURAL LANDS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

This course is eligible for 6 PCH CEUs.


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