We aim to remove the mystery from monitoring and adaptive management. Class attendees will gain an overview of elements ecological restoration monitoring and adaptive management concepts to monitor, gauge, and sustain more successful ecological restoration projects. They will learn how to design a monitoring plan that aligns with project goals, about monitoring techniques and tools, and will be introduced to data interpretation and its purpose and implementation in adaptive management.
Horticulture / Plants
Parks & Recreation
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Attendees will be able to…
1. assess the need for and design a monitoring protocol to measure the success of restoration according to the project goals and objectives,
2. troubleshoot monitoring techniques,
3. and interpret data results for the implementation of Adaptive Management.
Joy Wood, Restoration Analytics & Design, Dan Hintz, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust
University of Washington Botanic Gardens