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MNPS Monthly Program: Challenges of Native Prairie Coastal Restoration

  • 09/24/2013
  • 7:30 PM
  • Kensington Library, Kensington, MD

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Title: Challenges of Native Prairie Coastal Restoration

Speaker: Dr Douglas E Gill, Professor Emeritus, Dep't of Biology, UMD

Based on Dr Gill's 16 years at the Chester River Field Research Station in Chestertown, he will describe the conversion of 228 acres of farmland into a large-scale, Atlantic coastal prairie. The talk will include the initial phase, the thrilling success of the first decade, the wrenching challenges of the past 6 yrs, and optimistic plans for using native bison as a principal management tool in the immediate future.

Location: Kensington Library.

Directions: From the Washington Beltway (I-495)

Take Exit 33, Connecticut Avenue, north to the third signal after the Beltway. Turn left onto Knowles and go 2 1/2 blocks to the library on the right.

The meeting is open to the public.

Registration is not required.


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