Green Living Seminar Series 

Presented by the Environmental Studies Department and the MCLA Berkshire Environmental Resource Center

Every semester the Green Living Seminars center around a different topic, timely and relevant in current sustainability issues. 

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Spring 2017 Green Living

Green Living Seminar: Science and Management of Invasive Species

All seminars are Thursdays at 7:00pm in CSI 121

Listen to a podcast from earlier this year, below, or hear podcasts from previous years. 


Prioritizing, Partnering and Preventing: How one National Wildlife Refuge Approaches Invasive Plant Challenges (podcast)
Cynthia Boettner, Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Success of Failure (or Both): Long Term Invasive Plant Control (podcast)
Julie Richburg, The Trustees


Current Forest Health Conditions in Massachusetts RESCHEDULED for April 27
Ken Gooch, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Forest Health Program 


Invasive Plants and Managing Regional Biodiversity (podcast) 
Chris Buelow, Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program


From Run Down to Renewed: Land Restoration at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve (podcast)
Jesse Hoffman, Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission


The Time They are a Changin': Marine Bioinvasions in the Northeast (podcast)
Judith Pederson, MIT Sea Grant College Program


Restoring Ecological Integrity to Your Land: Management Strategies to Curtail Invasive Plants (podcast)
Chris Politan, Ecological Services: Stewardship, Inc. 


From House Sparrows to Mute Swans: The Invasive Birds of Massachusetts
Andrew Vitz, Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (podcast)


The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program: Leveraging Partnership to Model Invasive Species Prevention & Management Success (podcast)
Brendan Quiron, The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program 


Biocontrol Control of Winter Moth and Gypsy Moth (podcast)
Joe Elkinton, Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts 


The Management of Invasive Species of Cape Cod Natural Seashore (podcast)
Nita Tallent, National Park Service, Cape Cod National Seashore


Recipe for Success: Can Eating Invasives Help Reduce Their Spread? (podcast)
Joe Roman, Gund Institute of Ecological Economics University of Vermont


Current Forest Health Conditions in Massachusetts (podcast)
Ken Gooch, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Forest Health Program 

Podcast Archive

Green Living Seminar Series from 2010-2016