May 3, 2016
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Join us for this free field tour at City Rock Bluff on the White River, near Calico Rock, Arkansas. Explore these fascinating glade ecosystems on public and private lands, learn how they are currently being restored and managed using prescribed fire and other treatments, and what this means for eastern collared lizards, rare plants, and more! Theo Witsell (Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission), Casey Brewster (University of Arkansas), and Joe Massey (Natural Resources Conservation Service) will describe their work with glades and natural community restoration, as well as U.S. Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy land managers. Expect many opportunities for networking and sharing your experiences and lessons learned.
This event is free, but PLEASE REGISTER BELOW for planning purposes!!
This event is approved for continuing education credits for the Society of American Foresters (4 hours) and The Wildlife Society (3.25 hours)!
Meet at the Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church (Lat: 36.094116°, Long: -92.151702°), ~2.5 miles south of Calico Rock, Arkansas on AR-5 (MAP), at 9:30 AM.