University of California
BLM Mojave Desert Native Plant Symposium 2017

BLM Mojave Desert Native Plant Symposium

Registration

Mojave NPS 2017 BLM logo

 

Registration is now open!

Mojave Desert Ecoregion: 

Native Plant Materials Development and Restoration Symposium, 2017 

November 14-16, 2017, at the Hampton Inn in Barstow, CA 

This workshop is open to the public and free of charge. 

Register HERE

 

Please contact Judy Perkins (jlperkins@blm.gov) for more information, or if you would like to submit a presentation abstract. For registration site concerns, please contact Chris McDonald (cjmcdonald@ucanr.edu).

Agenda

 

November 14-15: Speaker sessions (abstracts still being accepted) 

Topics will include:

  • The National Seed Strategy
  • Seeds of Success for restoration
  • Seed transfer zone development for the Mojave Desert Ecoregion
  • Desert tortoise habitat needs and habitat restoration
  • Native plant materials development
  • Mitigation and restoration under the Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan
  • Mojave Desert ecology and restoration research
  • More to come

November 16: Half-day field trip to the Afton Canyon restoration site, Barstow BLM Field Office 

Barstow Hotels

Lodging options in the Barstow area include:

Hampton Inn & Suites

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

Ayers Hotel

Comfort Suites

Days Inn

Location and Info

The symposium will be held at the Hampton Inn in Barstow

2710 Lenwood Rd. Barstow, CA 92311

Lunches and refreshments will be up to the participants. There are a number of restaurants and a coffee shop nearby. 

 

 

 

Map

Organizers

Registration and logistics assistance are being provided by the University of California, Cooperative Extension, and the Mojave Desert Resource Conservation District. 

Webmaster Email: cjmcdonald@ucanr.edu