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Designing and using native seed mixes

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Add to Calendar 2023-02-06 01:00:00 2023-03-19 01:00:00 Designing and using native seed mixes Many ecological restoration projects rely on revegetation from seed. This course discusses steps for effectively designing and using a seed mix, from choosing appropriate species to preparing the planting site. Topics Evaluate whether there are seed sources on-site or in the landscape that could contribute to revegetation. Design seed mixes so that restored vegetation supports ecosystem functions and project goals. Obtain adequate supplies of seed and handle it so it stays viable. Prepare a site to be sowed. Install native seed. Manage sites following sowing to promote native plant establishment. This course is part of a certificate program. Prerequisite: Site assessment and setting restoration goals. Find out more about the Ecological Restoration series America/Chicago public

Location

Online course

Contact

Julia Bohnen, bohne001@umn.edu or 612-624-0779

Many ecological restoration projects rely on revegetation from seed. This course discusses steps for effectively designing and using a seed mix, from choosing appropriate species to preparing the planting site.

Topics

  • Evaluate whether there are seed sources on-site or in the landscape that could contribute to revegetation.
  • Design seed mixes so that restored vegetation supports ecosystem functions and project goals.
  • Obtain adequate supplies of seed and handle it so it stays viable.
  • Prepare a site to be sowed.
  • Install native seed.
  • Manage sites following sowing to promote native plant establishment.

This course is part of a certificate program.

Prerequisite: Site assessment and setting restoration goals.

Find out more about the Ecological Restoration series

Cost

$375

Registration

You will receive instructions for accessing the course following registration. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after registration closes. Cancellations prior to the close of registration will be fully refunded minus transaction fees.

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