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Principles of Ecological Restoration

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Fauna/Flora Taxonomy , Invasive Plant Control , Land Conservation , Living Shorelines , Restoration Science , Wetland Protection

Priority Issue(s):

Ecosystem Integration , Habitat Conservation

Host Partner(s):

Apalachicola Reserve , Grand Bay Reserve , Weeks Bay Reserve


 Grand Bay NERR, Moss Point, MS


calendar icon11/12/2013 - 11/14/2013



Max Applicants:


THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. You can register and be placed on our waiting list or register for the workshop in Pensacola, FL on Nov 6-8 by clicking here.


To provide resource managers with an understanding of the principles of ecological restoration, including special considerations and information on restoring specific coastal habitats. 

Click here for the Save the Date flyer. 

This is a 3 day ecological restoration class taught by Andre Clewell, a national leader on the subject.  Class participants will spend time in the classroom and visit a number of field sites.  Students will learn the principles of ecological restoration including information on restoring specific coastal habitats.  

Click here to view Dr. Clewell's Bio.
Click here for a draft agenda of the topics that will be covered.


  • Understand the principles of ecological restoration and the attributes of a restored ecosystem;
  • Be able to properly select reference ecosystems;
  •  Explore strategies for monitoring and evaluation; and
  •  Understand the relation of restoration to mitigation and ecosystem management

Target Audiences:

Mitigation Bank Managers, Natural Resource Managers, State and Federal Agency Personnel, Wetland Professionals and Consultants

Payment Information:

You must register and submit your payment to reserve your spot. Checks,purchase orders (POs), and credit card payments will be accepted.Make checks and POs payable to Weeks Bay Foundation and mail with copyofregistration confirmation email to: Weeks Bay Foundation, Inc., 11401U.S. Highway 98, Fairhope, AL  36532 ATTN: Marcia Miller. To pay bycredit card, please call Mike Shelton at 251-928-9792. All questionsabout payment for the workshop, can also be directed to Mike at251-928-9792 or by email.


Contact Larissa Graham, Coastal Training Coordinator at Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve at 228-475-7047 or email her.