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Winter Meeting - Lake Wales Ridge Ecosystem Working Group
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All Ridge Rangers are welcome to attend meetings of the Lake Wales Ridge Ecosystem Working Group.

2/15/2019
When: Friday, February 15, 2019
9:00 AM
Where: Bok Tower Gardens - Magnolia Room
1151 Tower Blvd
Lake Wales, Florida  33853
United States

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All Ridge Rangers are welcome to attend meetings of the Lake Wales Ridge Ecosystem Working Group.


 

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Lake Wales Ridge Ecosystem Working Group

Winter 2019 Meeting

Friday, February 15

8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

 

Bok Tower Gardens

Magnolia Room

1151 Tower Boulevard

Lake Wales, FL 33853

 

Ecological Change and Longleaf Pine

Agenda

8:45           Check-in (refreshments)

9:00           Introductions & Announcements

9:30           NSF funded project to track ecological change resulting from climate change, urbanization and other factors—Guy Fausnaught, domain manager, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

10:00         Carbon dynamics in central Florida natural areas – Dr. Ross Hinkle, retired UCF scientist

10:30         Break

10:45         Florida longleaf pine ecosystem geodatabase – Amy Knight, GIS Program Specialist, Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI)

11:05         Conservation banking – David Sumpter, Executive Director, Wildlands Conservation

11:20         Longleaf pine restoration—Nancy Bissett, The Natives

11:35         Longleaf pine habitat restoration and management partnerships with discussion – Rosalind Rowe, Florida DEP

12:10         Lunch

 

1:15           Field Trip to Bok Tower’s longleaf restoration site (will require 4x4 vehicle carpool)