332 - Managing Natural Areas: What's Your Problem?!

Thursday, September 28
9:45 AM–12:00 PM

Location: Room 209

Days: Thursday, 28 September
Track: Conservation
NRPA Three Pillars: Conservation
Session Type: Education Session

Natural resource professionals from Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation and Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Montgomery County Parks, will discuss their strategies for managing and conserving natural resources. Topics will include: major issues affecting natural resources and how to deal with them; top natural resource priorities; and methods of using good science to inform management decisions. The presentation will be followed by a lengthy interactive facilitated discussion.

CEU Credits: 0.2

Learning Outcomes:
Identify outcomes, methods, and techniques for natural resource management
Compare strategies employed at various park jurisdictions around the country of using science to inform management decisions
Learn how their jurisdiction can adopt and/or emulate some of the management approaches highlighted