Lunch & Learn 2018

posted Mar 28, 2019, 7:28 AM by uerc pdx

This series provides more in-depth coverage of topics that received the most interest during the Urban Ecology and Conservation Symposium.  First Friday talks run from 12:15 – 1:00 p.m. (feel free to bring your lunch) and occur in room 370 at the Metro main office (600 NE Grand Avenue). In some cases, presenters offer an optional field portion.

May 4, 2018

Elk Rock Cliff: Vegetation surveys on a vertical cliff face

Laura Guderyahn, Portland Parks and Recreation


June 1, 2018

Habitat restoration for natural resources in the Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Lauren Senkyr, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


July 6, 2018

Metro habitat connectivity toolkit: Bringing connectivity to an actionable scale

Leslie Bliss-Ketchum, Portland State University


August 3, 2018

Air pollution exposure and mitigation potential in Portland, Oregon

Meenakshi Rao, Portland State University


September 7, 2018

Monitoring ESA-protected species in the City of Portland using eDNA

Melissa Brown, City of Portland - Bureau of Environmental Services


October 5, 2018

Pavement that can clean water

Katie Holzer, City of Gresham


November 2, 2018

Screening native PNW wildflowers for attractiveness to pollinators and natural enemies

Aaron Anderson, Oregon State University

Note: optional forum-in-the-field will take place afterwards at the North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora


December 7, 2018

So many weeds, so little time: Prioritizing use of limited resources Elaine Stewart, Metro - Conservation Program