7th Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Workshop & 5th Transboundary Grasslands Partnership Workshop  
 
The 7th Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation and 5th Transboundary Grassland Partnership Workshops were held in Regina, SK at the Ramada Plaza, February 25-27, 2020. The Transboundary Grassland Partnership Workshop presentations can be found on the Transboundary Grassland Partnership page.

2020 NPRRW TGPW Program 

Wednesday February 26, 2020

Opportunities and Challenges of small-scale native seed production_Kelly Leask

Grasslands National Park Invasive Plant Management Plan_Nathan Young

Using an integrated approach to developing a weed management plan_Andre Bonneau

Rare Plants and Ranchers: Stewardship Solutions to Species at Risk Conservation_Chet Neufeld

Landowner Perspectives on Habitat Restoration - Tools, Resources and Partnerships_Katie Suek

20 years in the prairie native seed industry-seed production through creative partnerships_John Skinner

The right seed at the right time: challenges of sourcing native seed for restoration_Samantha Fischer

Management and control of invasive species in native pasture-Successes and Challenges_Meghan Hellman and Stacey Wiens

Eye (bright) of the Taiga: Remote remediation challenges with abandoned mines and rare plants_Sheri Korpess and Beth Dolmage

Prescribed fire and disturbance-driven heterogeneity to conserve biodiversity in grasslands_Dale Gross

Forage response to wildfire in the dry Mixedgrass prairie_Brandon Bischoff

Acknowledgement of reclamation and the challenge of sodium chloride impacted soils_Jonas Fenn

Hydro-seeding to limit erosion during pipeline reclamation_Andrew Stewart

Partnering for Pollinators: the Cheerios Xerces Pollinator Habitat Program and Skinner Native Seeds, part 1_Stephanie Frischie

Partnering for Pollinators: the Cheerios Xerces Pollinator Habitat Program and Skinner Native Seeds, part 2_John Skinner

Expanding the conservation tool box: recent partnerships initiatives by NCC_Cameron Wood

Using an App for Weed Management Reporting and Documentation_Lars Anderson

Frenchman Wood River Weed Management Area Building and Maintaining Relationships_Melanie Toppi

Thursday February 27, 2020

Vibrant prairie ecosystems: Healing ourselves while saving the planet_Katherine Arbuthnott

Native Plants in the Urban Environment: the Wascana Landscape and Irrigation Master Plan_Bob Somers

Contingency Planning_Larry Gabruch

Saline Grassland Restoration; starting from nowhere!_Kerry Hecker

Differentiating crested wheatgrass effectively using remote sensing_Thuy Doan and Xulin Guo

Examining best management practices to control the invasion of Potentilla recta in rangelands within East Kootenay, BC_Myra Juckers

Monitoring and modelling rangeland health with remote sensing_Irini Soubry and Xulin Guo

Enhancing leafy spurge control by suppressing mycorrhizae_Jon Bennett

Restoration Challenges and Strategies at Salt Contaminated Sites_James Hulsebosch

Soil properties in relation to presence of smooth brome (Bromus inermis) in Fescue Prairies at Riding Mountain National Park_Colleen Robertson

Get Lost in Nature to Find Yourself_Kayla Burak

Engaging People with conservation through parks and recreation_Andrew Exelby

Case study: Restoring an old hayfield to native prairie_Renny Grilz

2020 NPRRW TGPW Program

 

For any general inquiries about the workshops, please contact Carolyn at (306) 352-0472 or pcap@sasktel.net.

 
SK PCAP is pleased to announce that the The 2020 Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Award was awarded to South of the Divide Conservation Action Program. Orin Balas of Ponteix, SK was the recipiet of the The 2020 Native Prairie Stewardship Award. The Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan was the winner of the 2020 NPRRW and Transboundary Grasslands Partnership Workshop Poster Contest. 
 
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SK PCAP would like to sincerely thank the following sponsors for their generous support of the 2020 Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Workshop and Transboundary Grasslands Partnership Worskhop

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Bronze Sponsor:
CN
Faculty of Science, University of Regina
North American Helium
Peavey Industries LP
The Mosaic Company
Tourism Saskatchewan
Truax Company
 
Friend Sponsors: 
Larry Gabruch
North Shore Environmental Consultants
Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority
Saskatchewan Cattlemen's Association
SaskTel
Blazing Star Wildflower Seed Company
 
Silent Auction 
Thank you to all of the companies who have donated to our silent auction fundraiser. Proceeds go to support our environmental and agricultural education programs for youth in Saskatchewan: Taking Action for Prairie and Adopt a Rancher
 
Acorn Naturalists, American Meadows, Bar Over 3H Livestock, Blazing Star Wildflower Seed Company, Boston Pizza, Bushnell,  Caliber Coffee, Connie McLeod (Regina airport gift shop), Delta Hotels by Marriott Bessborough, Flora of Saskatchewan Association, Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Globe Theatre, Grasslands National Park, Grasslands Naturalists, Great Canadian Oil Change, Kicking Horse Coffee, Lakeland College, Manitou Springs Resort and Mineral Spa​, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Nature Conservancy of Canada, Nature Saskatchewan, North Shore Environmental Consultants, Outter Limits, Prairie Originals, Prairie Summit Shop, Prairie Wind & Silver Sage - Friends of the Grasslands, Saskatchewan Roughrider™️ Football Club Inc., Ramada Plaza Regina, Regina Pats, RCMP Heritage Centre, Regina Symphony Orchestra, Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre, Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists, Saskatchewan Science Centre, Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation, Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, SaskCulture, Sherri Grant, Skinner Native Seeds, Western Development Museum and many generous donors!