2020 Conference

Please join us on December 8-9 from 9:00 a.m-11:30 a.m. for our 2020 Virtual Conference

The conference will cover current topics under three main areas, “Ecotypes: Research, Policy & Practice.”

Our keynote speaker is Francis Kilkenny, PhD, Research Biologist with the U.S. Forest Service.  His presentation is titled: Whither provenance? The science of restoration seed-sourcing in a changing world.


Conference Topics & Speakers:

  • Can alpine species “bank” on conservation?-Alexandra Seglias, Seed Conservation, Research Associate, Denver Botanic Gardens
  • Lessons from Twenty Years of Native Seed Collection and Increase- David Hirt & Lynn Reidel Plant Ecologist Boulder County Parks & Open Space
  • Ecotypic Site Restoration for the White River National Forest-Randy Mandel, Principal Ecologist, Ramboll
  • Starting small: an inside to a growing native plant materials program at Jefferson County Open Space-Anthony Massaro and Irene Weber, Jefferson County Open Space
  • Plant community responses to post-fire plant restoration after the High Park fire- John Giordanengo, M.S., CERP, Aloterra Services

Thanks to our Conference Sponsors

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