From Run Down to Renewed: Land Restoration at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve

When

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

What

Talk

Where

Unitarian Church Annex, Buffalo Street, Ithaca - second floor

Who

Jesse Hoffman, Albany Pine Bush Preserve Steward & Botanist

Description

Come hear about the goals, the progress, and the methods used to preserve one of New York’s unique ecosystems.Jesse has been working at the Pine Bush for several years, developing a program with staff and volunteers to propagate desirable plant species and to eradicate or control undesirables.  He will cover why the pine bush is important, habitat degradation, overabundant native species, invasive species, propagation, and prioritizing ecosystem maintenance.