Alan Turing memorial, Sackville Park, Manchester UK
The smurphcare crew took Manchester UK by storm – delivering a series of excellent talks, workshops, and posters.
Old firehall (London Road) Manchester UK
As usual, we helped drive the social aspects of the whole conference experience, with much merryment and serious chats about research with old and new friends.
John Rylands Library in Mannchester UK
Our circle includes stalwarts like SER Chair Al Unwin, Restoration Ecology ME Valter Amaral, Jim Hallett, Loretta Battaglia, Brandon Bestlemeyer, Stu Allison, Nancy Shackleford, Peter Bridgewater, Heather Bateman, Vicky Temperton, Karen Keenleyside, Allen Thompson, Dan Spencer, Marcus Collier, An Cliquet, Karel Prach – and former SER Chairs, George Gann, Jim Harris, Eric Higgs, & Steve Whisenant.
clockwise from upper left back: Dianne, Alex, Michael, Heather, Patricia, Smurph
(via Heather Bateman)
Brandon and Eric
Loretta (she is not bitter; just this beer is bitter)
Brandon and Jim Harris
Michael, Patricia, Alex, Heather + Valter
Al Unwin, Jim Hallett, SER’s Levi Wickwire, Valter, George Gann
Al, smurph, Jim and Moira Harris, Allen, Eric, Karen
Patricia’s poster with Jim and Moira Harris
Alex and her poster
Valter, Steve Whisenant, Stu Allison
The resilience symposium goes to dinner
Most of the smurphcrew and friends
Manchester City Hall
Creating tallgrass prairie from retired cropland: Initial results. H.A. Cray, M.J.M. McTavish, S.D. Murphy, Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.
Managing for the forest not the trees: beyond the vertices of historical, hybrid, and novel. S. Murphy, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Learning to live with belowground novelty: Integrating exotic earthworms into the restoration of
abandoned agricultural lands. M.J.M. McTavish, H.A. Cray, S.D. Murphy, Environment & Resource Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.
Adding insult to injury: resilient but undesirable ecosystems are created by poor land use decisions
& an ice storm. S.D. Murphy, Department of Environment & Resource Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Examining best management practices for roadside ecological restoration through seed mix germination rates in fine textured soils. A. Novacic1, S. Murphy1, D. McGrath2 – 1Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, 2Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, Vineland, Canada
Towards improved social and ecological urban resilience, via assessment of plant community nutrient. density in protected areas in Kitchener, Ontario. D. Watkins, S.D. Murphy, Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Assessing the efficacy of livestock restriction in rural creeks of the Grand River watershed to improve water quality. P. Huynh, S. Murphy, S Courtenay – Environment and Resource Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.
Getting published in Restoration Ecology: A workshop for students and early career professionals. SD Murphy and V Amaral.
Teaching restoration: global perspectives to local outcomes. M Hughes, SD Murphy, E Higgs.
SER 2015 or Ninja Warriors? You choose – but choose wisely