Precision Conservation Research & Design Forum, Pre-Workshop Webinar Series

Multi-LCC Mississippi River Basin / Gulf Hypoxia Initiative (MRB/GHI)

Precision Conservation Research & Design Forum

Noon Tues – Noon Thurs, March 1-3, Indianapolis, IN


Everyone is welcome to attend the webinars, regardless of whether you will be able to participate in the R&D Forum in Indy. Webinars will be Thursdays, Jan 21-Feb 18 at 3pmET and Friday Feb 26 at 10amET.

These sessions are not mandatory but would help prepare participants for the workshop. Join us for as many as interest you and fit your schedule. Anyone is welcome to attend the webinars and participate in the R&D Forum online. Feel free to distribute this list to others who may be interested.

Connect at the scheduled time with this URL and phone number:

Webex –

Audio – Dial 866-714-8353; Participant code 43553755#

Draft Presentation Schedule

Thursday, Jan 21 @ 3:00 PM EST

Glen Salmon and Gwen White – multi-LCC Mississippi/Gulf Hypoxia Iniatiative Overview
John Tirpak – Stitching it all together: Integrating Science and Management

Thursday, Jan 28 @ 3:00 PM EST

Jorgen Rose – MRB/GHI Practice Sheets: status and development
Lisa Schulte Moore – Prairie STRIPS

Thursday, Feb 4th @ 3:00 PM EST

Ryan Drum – Performance metrics, surrogate species, and monarch landscape design
Scott Lucas – Pollinator strategy for the Ohio DOT

Thursday, Feb 11 @ 3:00 PM EST

Shannon Zezula – Soil health and cover crops as drivers for wildlife and water quality
Meghna Babbar-Sebens – Watershed modeling tools

Thursday, Feb 18 @ 3:00 PM EST

Michael Schwartz – MRB/GHI online spatial analysis: data development and delivery

Friday, Feb 26 @ 10:00 AM EST*

Bill Richardson – Maquoketa floodplain habitat nutrient removal monitoring
Dan Lambert – Midwest grassland bird conservation opportunities
* Note the time and date difference for this last webinar presentation

For more information about the Mississippi/Gulf Hypoxia R&D Forum, March 1-3 in Indy, contact Gwen White at or go to —