Fall 2012 Science Speaker Series

Probing Prairies: The Microbiology, Genetics, and Ecology of Tallgrass Prairie Reconstructions.


Wednesday Sept. 19th           
Evaluating Success of a Prairie Restoration Using Floristic Quality Assessment
Dr. Paul E. Rothrock, Professor of Biology
Director of Master of Environmental Sciences Program
Randall Environmental Studies Center
Taylor University


Wednesday Oct. 3rd            
How closely do restored prairies mimic the genetic diversity and plant community composition of remnant prairies?
Dr. Deborah Marr, Associate Professor of Biology
Department of Biological Sciences
Indiana University South Bend


Wednesday Oct. 17th             
Redesigning Agricultural Landscapes for Multiple Ecosystem Services
Dr. Douglas A. Landis, Professor of Entomology
Department of Entomology and Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Michigan State University


Wednesday Nov. 14th            
Grazing Management
Jerry Perkins, NE Indiana Grazing Specialist
Natural Resources Conservation Service



Wednesday Nov. 28th     
Pleasures of amateur botany
Dr. John Smith, Professor Emeritus of Education
Goshen College
INPAWS (Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society)