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Description

Many ecological restoration projects rely on revegetation from seed. This course discusses successfully steps for designing and implementing a seed mix, from choosing appropriate species to preparing a planting site. This course acts as a guide to making sound decisions for each of these critical steps.

The course covers how to:

  • Evaluate whether there are seed sources on site or in the landscape that could contribute to revegetation.
  • Design seed mixes so restored vegetation supports ecosystem functions and project goals.
  • Obtain adequate supplies of seed and how to handle this seed so it maintains its viability.
  • Prepare a site to be sowed.
  • Install native seed.
  • Manage sites following sowing to promote native seed establishment

This course is part of a certificate program. Site assessment and setting restoration goals is a prerequisite for this course.

Participants who complete the entire course will receive 3.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

$375 course fee.

Course Contact

Julia Bohnen, 612-624-0779, bohne001@umn.edu

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Section Title
Designing and Using Native Seed Mixes
Type
Online, instructor led
Dates
Sep 19, 2022 to Oct 30, 2022
Delivery Options
Instructor Led Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $375.00
Section Details

Cancellations prior to the course opening will be fully refunded. No refunds will be issued once a student has begun the course. Registration fees can be transferred to the next offering of the course upon instructor approval.

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