Current Issues in Restoration Ecology and Environmental Horticulture

Journal Club (winter 2016)

Welcome!  We meet on Fridays from 4-5 pm in DRC 103.

Discussions are facilitated by:

· Jon Bakker

· Kern Ewing

· Jim Fridley

· Soo-Hyung Kim

· Sarah Reichard

 

Important Course Logistics and Expectations:

· In week 1, sign up for leading a discussion.

· As it approaches your week to lead,

a. Consult with at least one faculty to get your paper approved by the Friday prior to your discussion

b. Once approved, send your paper to Dr. Bakker by noon Monday for posting on the web

c. Send discussion questions to course email list by noon Wednesday.

· Sign in each week as you participate in the discussion

a. Should you miss a discussion, please email one of the faculty with your own summary and discussion questions of the week prior to your absence to receive credit for participation.

b. Alternatively, you may post your summary and questions on the discussion board below.

 

Course email list: sefs503a_wi16@uw.edu.  Please use your UW account!  If you do not use your UW account, delivery will be delayed until the email has been approved.

 

Discussion Board

A discussion board for Journal Club is available here:

https://catalyst.uw.edu/gopost/board/jbakker/40798/

 

It can be used in many ways:

· Weekly leaders can post questions or comments before class to guide our reading (and the in-class discussion).

· People can continue discussions beyond class time.

· Folk that have to be in the field or are sick can still participate.

· Folk can post relevant articles.

 

 

Date

Leaders

Topic

Reading

Notes

1/8

Regina, Kelly

Economics

Kimball et al. 2015. Cost-effective ecological restoration. Restoration Ecology 23:800-810.

Student responsibilities and expectations document is here.

1/15

Trey

Prioritization

Rahman et al. 2014. Assessing regional environmental quality by integrated use of remote sensing, GIS, and spatial multi-criteria evaluation for prioritization of environmental restoration. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186:6993-7009.

 

1/22

Dan

Soil legacies

Grove et al. 2015. Persistence of a soil legacy following removal of a nitrogen-fixing invader. Biological Invasions 17:2621-2631.

Supplemental: Dougherty & Reichard. 2004. Factors affecting the control of Cytisus scoparius and restoration of invaded sites. Plant Protection Quarterly 19(4):137-142.

 

1/29

Mary-Margaret, Courtney

Prescribed fire

Fonda & Binney. 2011. Vegetation response to prescribed fire in Douglas-fir forests, Olympic National Park. Northwest Science 85:30-40.

 

2/5

David

CWD

Manning et al. 2013. Bringing forward the benefits of coarse woody debris in ecosystem recovery under different levels of grazing and vegetation density. Biological Conservation 157:204-214.

 

2/12

Loretta

Lichens

Smith. 2014. Lichen translocation with reference to species conservation and habitat restoration. Symbiosis 62:17-28.

 

2/19

Spencer

Compost

Tandy et al. 2011. Can a mesotrophic grassland community be restored on a post-industrial sandy site with compost made from waste materials? Biological Conservation 144:500-510.

 

2/26

Mary-Margaret, Courtney

Public participation

Larson & Lach. 2008. Participants and non-participants of place-based groups: an assessment of attitudes and implications for public participation in water resource management. Journal of Environmental Management 88:817-830.

 

3/4

 

No Class

Participate in Graduate Student Symposium

 

3/11

Shannon

Land use

Paul & Knoke. 2015. Between land sharing and land sparing—what role remains for forest management and conservation? International Forestry Review 17:210-230.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Previous Schedules

 

 

2015-16

Autumn

 

 

 

2014-15

Autumn

Winter

Spring

 

2013-14

Autumn

Winter

Spring

 

2012-13

Autumn

Winter

Spring

 

2011-12

Autumn

Winter

Spring

 

2010-11

Autumn

Winter

Spring

 

2009-10

Autumn

Winter

Spring

 

2008-09

Autumn

Winter

Spring

 

 

 

 

Contact: sefs503@uw.edu

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