A learnshop to discuss the many facets of grassland restoration, including planning, implementation methods, and long-term maintenance. Join restoration experts from The Nature Conservancy’s Oak Openings Office and other local conservation partners as they guide us through the restoration process. This event is free and open to the public. We will start indoors and end the morning with an outdoor tour of the grassland areas. Please dress appropriately. Seating is limited, so advanced registration is required.
Overview of grassland communities and benefits (e.g. Oak Openings, wet prairie, etc.)
• How to identify habitat potential and restoration needs
• Best management practices – prescribed burning, mowing, chemical and mechanical control
• Maintenance and invasive species management
• Tour of FCA Dundee Engine Plant grassland restoration areas