If We Build It They Will Come: Research Results on Prairie Management

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Mon Jun 17, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Pierce Cedar Creek Institute

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The history of Michigan’s prairies and diverse wildlife they support has been fraught with conflict since a vast majority of native grasslands were converted to agriculture. Dedicated experts like our presenter, Dr. Rob Keys, have been researching ways we can care for the land and become the good news for their future. You won’t want to miss his remarkable results, and what they mean for your personal journey of stewardship.

BIO: Dr. Rob Keys
Dr. Keys teaches courses in ecology, advanced field studies, biology, ornithology and education at Cornerstone University. He also oversees student teachers, internships and practicum. In addition, he is also on faculty at Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies in Northern Michigan.

To RIDE SHARE meet at 5:20 pm in the parking lot in front of Calvin Ecosystem Preserve & Native Gardens, 1750 E Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Leaving there at 5:30 pm. Pierce Cedar Creek Institute is an hour drive. 

 

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