This spring we will be discussing the importance (or not) of using local genetic ecotypes for restoration as well as other ways that genetic information can inform restoration efforts; see schedule below.
Seminars are Monday evenings, 6-7pm. This Spring they will be in North Hall Rm 1109
- March 29th – Introduction, Wayne Chapman for Lisa
- April 5th – Genetics 101, Lisa Stratton
- April 12nd – Genotypes and Local restoration: Issues, constraints and examples, Wayne Chapman.
- April 19th –Native seed production: Issues and Constraints; Paul Albright, Albright Seeds
- April 26th – Genetic issues related to rare species conservation - Mark Elvin, USFWS
- May 3rd – Gene flow, genetic structure, and restoration ecology of oaks– Victoria Sork, UCLA
- May 10th – Evolutionary Restoration, Kevin Rice, UCDavis
- May 17th – Creating a cultivar & hybridization risks, Bart O’ Brien, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
- May 24th – Final Discussion