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2021 Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium

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Welcome and Opening Remarks
2021-04-15T18:00:00Z 2021-04-15T18:10:00Z America/Chicago Welcome+and+Opening+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Vascular Flora and Rare Plants of the Illinois Audubon Society Round Pond Swamp Preserve, Pope County, Illinois - Paul Marcum
Round Pond Swamp Illinois Natural Areas Inventory site, in Pope County, has over 600 vascular plant species, including 10 Illinois endangered/threatened plants.
Paul Marcum
2021-04-15T18:10:00Z 2021-04-15T19:00:00Z America/Chicago Vascular+Flora+and+Rare+Plants+of+the+Illinois+Audubon+Society+Round+Pond+Swamp+Preserve%2C+Pope+County%2C+Illinois+-+Paul+Marcum https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Forest Management Projects on the Shawnee - Justin Dodson
We will look at a few projects across the Shawnee National Forest and the silvicultural tools and mechanisms utilized to move them towards a desired condition.
Justin Dodson
2021-04-15T19:10:00Z 2021-04-15T20:00:00Z America/Chicago Forest+Management+Projects+on+the+Shawnee+-+Justin+Dodson https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Effects of Forest Windstorm Disturbance on Invasive Plants in Protected Areas of Southern Illinois, USA - Eric Larsen
We will discuss our investigation of how blowdowns caused by severe windstorms contribute to the invadedness of forest parcels by non-native plants.
Eric Larson
2021-04-16T17:55:00Z 2021-04-16T19:00:00Z America/Chicago Effects+of+Forest+Windstorm+Disturbance+on+Invasive+Plants+in+Protected+Areas+of+Southern+Illinois%2C+USA+-+Eric+Larsen https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Bottomland and Floodplain Forest Restoration - Bruce Henry
This talk will explore bottomland and floodplain forest restoration in the Middle Mississippi River corridor.
Bruce Henry
2021-04-16T19:10:00Z 2021-04-16T20:00:00Z America/Chicago Bottomland+and+Floodplain+Forest+Restoration+-+Bruce+Henry https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Welcome, Forest Service Message, and Growing Season Burns - Scott Crist
2021-04-17T08:55:00Z 2021-04-17T10:05:00Z America/Chicago Welcome%2C+Forest+Service+Message%2C+and+Growing+Season+Burns+-+Scott+Crist https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Emerald Ash Borer and its Impact on Southern Illinois High-Use Recreation Areas - Zach DeVillez
This talk will cover where we have found EAB in southern Illinois, the magnitude of infestation and tree damage, and what to expect in the future.
Zach DeVillez
2021-04-17T10:15:00Z 2021-04-17T11:05:00Z America/Chicago Emerald+Ash+Borer+and+its+Impact+on+Southern+Illinois+High-Use+Recreation+Areas+-+Zach+DeVillez https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Metapopulation and metacommunity structure in sandstone outcrop communities - David Barfknecht
This research describes which plant species exhibit metapopulation dynamics and the overall metacommunity structure in sandstone outcrops in Pope County, IL.
David Barfknecht
2021-04-17T11:15:00Z 2021-04-17T12:05:00Z America/Chicago Metapopulation+and+metacommunity+structure+in+sandstone+outcrop+communities+-+David+Barfknecht https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Conservation Award Ceremony & A Partnership in Stewardship: The Nature Conservancy in Southern Illinois - Caleb Grantham & Nathan Speagle
Explore the history of the Southern Illinois Interagency Habitat and Fuels Crew, with details of their timber stand improvement projects and fire management.
Caleb Grantham Nathan Speagle
2021-04-17T13:55:00Z 2021-04-17T14:55:00Z America/Chicago Conservation+Award+Ceremony+%26+A+Partnership+in+Stewardship%3A+The+Nature+Conservancy+in+Southern+Illinois+-+Caleb+Grantham+%26+Nathan+Speagle https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Closing Plenary - Let the Sun Shine In: An Innovative Conservation Partnership - Mike Baltz
The Let the Sun Shine In conservation partnership helped to bring order and efficiency to the oak ecosystem recovery effort in southern Illinois.
Mike Baltz
2021-04-17T15:05:00Z 2021-04-17T16:00:00Z America/Chicago Closing+Plenary+-+Let+the+Sun+Shine+In%3A+An+Innovative+Conservation+Partnership+-+Mike+Baltz https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2F2021-illinois-indigenous-plants-symposium Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Caleb Grantham

Stewardship Coordinator

Eric Larson

Assistant Professor, NRES at University of Illinois

Nathan Speagle

Member of the Southern Illinois Interagency Habitat and Fuels Crew

Bruce Henry

Regional Forest Ecologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Mike Baltz

Let the Sun Shine In Program Coordinator

David Barfknecht

Doctoral Student, SIU

Zach DeVillez

Forestry Technician, Illinois Extension Forestry

Justin Dodson

Silviculturalist, Shawnee National Forest

Paul Marcum

Associate Scientist/Botanist, Illinois Natural History Survey