Concurrent Breakout Session 4

Concurrent Breakout Session 4

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Thursday, June 2nd - 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Track 1

Topic Focus Track

Invasive Species

2:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Lymantria dispar dispar: An open forum for landowner education strategies

Julie Crick

2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

Invasive Species & Citizen Science: Solving Problems

Angela Gupta

3:00 - 3:20 p.m.

Growing Michigan aquarium and water garden retailers and hobbyists’ knowledge of aquatic invasive species through the Reduce Invasive Pet and Plant Escapes program

Paige Filice

3:30 - 3:50 p.m.

Anticipating The Arrival Of An Unwanted

Amy Stone, Carrie Brown, Ashley Kulhanek, Kathy Smith

Track 2

Topic Focus Track


2:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Collaborative Placed- Based Woodland Owner Education to Support the Efforts of the Ohio Interagency Forestry Team

David Apsley, Leslie Horner

2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

Understanding and measuring woodland owner engagement

Kris Tiles

3:00 - 3:20 p.m.

Feasibility study for evaluating the potential of biochar as an economically viable agricultural component in Michigan’s bioeconomy

Nafisa Nowshin Ahmed

Track 3

Topic Focus Track

Horticulture & Environment

2:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Improving soil moisture capacity with cover crops

Lee Riley

2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

Food Forests – Building Edible Community and Home Landscapes

Gary Wyatt

3:00 - 3:20 p.m.

Effectiveness of Floating Wetlands in Removing Nutrients from Tile Drains

Alaina Nunn

3:30 - 3:50 p.m.

A Model for Stewardship: Engaging the K – Gray Audiences in Salt Marsh Community Science

Kimberly C. Morganello, E.V. Bell

Track 4


Topic Focus Track

Youth & Community Education

2:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Wildlife Outdoor Leadership Focus (W.O.L.F. ) Day Camp

Ronnie Cowan, Sheila Dunning, Laura Tiu, Jill Breslawski

2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

Engaging 4-H youth in civic literacy with environmental projects

Sarah Davis, Martha Monroe, Kimberly Davis

3:00 - 3:20 p.m.

Engaging Youth as Consumers at Farmers’ Market

Amanda Bennet, Marcus McCartney, Alisha Barton, Amanda Bohlen

3:30 - 3:50 p.m.

The Ochs Garden: A Blended Community Garden

Theresa Badurek

Track 5


Special Session

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Wildland Fire Café: Fostering collaborative dialogue and active engagement to develop constructive possibilities for action

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