Restoring Home, Rocky Mountains and beyond
Thanks for your patience while the WILDLANDANCE calendar page is being updated, with the understanding that many remote connections and more detailed examples of field studies may prove more helpful to our visitors and collaborators. In the meantime, previous dates are still listed for your information, in case they are new to you and/or might inspire future engagement.
2022 UPCOMING EVENTS AND SEMINARS
- Salazar Center Forest & Landscape meetings, March 22 and April 6
- Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute meets March 24-25 Colorado River Workshops scheduled for April 8, 22, 29
- Global Forest Summit, Brussels, March 24
- SER-Midwest/Great Lakes Regional Meeting, April 1-3
- SER-Pacific Northwest/Univ. WA Regional Mtg, Apr. 12
- Center for Plant Conservation meets at Denver Botanic Gardens, May 2022 https://saveplants.org/
- Society for Ecological Restoration-Rocky Mountains; High-Altitude Restoration conference, Fort Collins, CO; April 12-14
- New Mexico Writers multi-year banquet and awards ceremony; Santa Fe, NM, April 28
- Ecological Society of America annual meeting, Montreal, Canada, August 14-19
- Society of Ecological Restoration International Conference, Australia; September (see ser.org)
February 24-26, 2021: Reforestation for Biodiversity, Carbon Capture and Livelihoods, Kew Gardens, UK
February 5-28, 2021: Millicent Rogers Museum Community Exhibition, River Otter: al Rio Bravo del Norte, by Sylvia Rains Dennis, graphite/pastel.
April 22, 2021: Earth Day Summit on Biodiversity & Climate (USA)
May 22, 2021: International Biodiversity Day!
June 21-24, 2021: Society of Ecological Restoration World Conference (online); www.2021ser.org
August 1-6, 2021: Annual Meeting, Ecological Society of America (online); www.esa.org
past participation & events,
July 27, 2020: Reconciling Ways of Knowing; first dialogue on indigenous knowledge and science. www.waysofknowingforum.ca
July 29, 2020: Climate Change and Conserving Biodiversity; first webinar in a series of Conservation Conversations sponsored by the Salazar Center at Colorado State University;
August 3-6, 2020: The ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING www.esa.org
December 8-9, 2020: Annual Conference, Southern Rockies Seed Network.
Fall 2020 & ongoing: New York Botanical Garden seminars on Rare Plants, Evolution, and Herbaria (see NYBG online for more info)
ongoing: American Botanical Council ethnobotany & organic farming events.
some examples from ESA 2021:
Here’s the link for the outstanding field trip schedule, including one examining the role of pioneer trees in forest restoration: https://www.esa.org/longbeach/program/field-trips-schedule/
& just two examples among many Inspire sessions:
ESA’s SEEDS (Strategies for Ecology Education, Development and Sustainability) program (focusing on diversity, intergenerational mentoring)
State of Knowledge of Global Soil Biodiversity: The Vital Connection between Science and Policy
Some local and regional activities:
New Mexico Regenerative Agriculture Day is mid-February at the State Roundhouse and/or online; meeting information at: www.nmhealthysoil.org
New Mexico Organic Farming Conference, Albuquerque, Feb. 15-16, to 2019
MOUNTAIN WEST SEED SUMMIT, at IAIA in Santa Fe, Feb. 22-23, Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance; including two WILDLANDANCE workshops: Our Continuum of Native Plants & Native Seedbanks & Ecological Resilience
Owingeh Tah/New Mexico Acequia Association, TWU, HOPE, TNAFA and Tesuque Pueblo events, gatherings as announced.
Singing in the Slipstream, Poetry and interactive gatherings sponsored by the New Mexico Writers organization, led by Sylvia Rains Dennis (2019 grant recipient), Language and Cultural Ecology seasonal events begin May 22nd, native plant seeds & poetry on International Biodiversity Day, near Taos, New Mexico
Earth Day and Seed Events with the New Mexico Acequia Association, Traditional Native American Farmers Association, and the Four Bridges Traveling Permaculture Institute; Spring through Fall
Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance GRAIN SCHOOL, Sedona, Arizona, April
Sustainability and Habitat Gardening WILDLANDANCE workshops in Northern New Mexico
Native Wildflowers and the Natural Habitats of Taos seminar for the Oklahoma State University Doel-Reed Center in Ranchos de Taos, led by Sylvia Rains Dennis, July 22-26
Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance GRAIN SCHOOL, Albuquerque, NM, July 26-28
COLORADO PLATEAU CONFERENCE, Flagstaff, Arizona
Annual Meeting of THE NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY OF NEW MEXICO
THE GATHERING 4 MOTHER EARTH, September, Pojoaque Pow-wow Grounds & the Upper Rio Grande region
ANNUAL MEETING & RARE PLANT SYMPOSIUM, COLORADO NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY
Farm Certificate Program through Colorado State University Extension and the Denver Botanic Gardens
EVENTS, WORKSHOPS & TALKING CIRCLES
EVENTS, WORKSHOPS & TALKING CIRCLES
will be updated with a new location and schedule. All contributions used by permission or originate with Sylvia Rains Dennis/WILDLANDANCE. In the meantime, please contact us to express your interest or workshop ideas. Past events and activities include:
- Workshops on Forest and Woodland Habitats
- Weather, Landscapes and Change
- Plants of Five Ecoregions
- Talking Circles on Biodiversity and Restoration
- Rocky Mountain Restoration Collaborative meetings and events
- Field Tours!
Earth Day is April 22nd!
WILDLANDANCE for activities!
WILDLANDANCE to honor
World Biodiversity Day on May 22nd!