Mixed Grass Forum
6-Apr-2017 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
299 College Drive
Medicine Hat College
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 3Y6

Thursday April 6, 2017

Theme: Restoring the Native Prairie

Medicine Hat College Theatre

8:00-9:00 AM    Registration, Coffee and muffins
9:00-9:15 AM    Welcome. Recognition of sponsors and information about the poster competition.
9:15-10:00 AM  Dr. Dave Sauchyn, University of Regina -Climate Change and the Native Prairie
10:15-10:30 AM Breakout sessions A, B and C. Research updates,University of Alberta Rangeland Research Institute
10:45-12:00 PM  Lia Raatz, Mattheis& Kinsella Ranches. U of A Rangeland Research Institute

12:00-1:00 PM    Lunch in the MHC Cafeteria

1:00-1:45 PM  Brad Downey, AB Conservation Assoc. Silver Sage Native Prairie Restoration Project
2:00-2:15 PM
Breakout sessions D, E and F.
  • Range management for Restoration, Hyland Armstrong;
  • U of A Rangeland Research;
  • T & M Seeds native seed harvest for restoration.

2:30-3:15 PM AER update on Native Prairie Restoration
3:15-4:30 PM Round Table discussion on native Prairie Restoration

Registration Fee: Preregistration is available through Medicine Hat College Continuing Studies. You may pre-register using a credit card up to March 31 and receive the early bird registration fee of $40. Register at the door for $50. Students pre-register up to Friday March 31 and receive the early bird registration fee of $20 or register at the door for $25. To preregister by phone: 403-529-3844 Course Code MHCCC0062
All registration fees will have GST applied. Please note that a daily parking fee of $4 will apply on campus.

For more information please contact: Cathy Linowski –Coordinator, MHC Environmental Reclamation Program, email: clinowski@mhc.ab.ca or 403-502-8484

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