Using Science and Partnerships to Restore Table Rock
presented by Martha Brabec
Parks and Recreation Foothills Restoration Specialist
Mesa Reserve, home of the iconic Table Rock Cross, is located in the heart of the highly-imperiled
sagebrush steppe ecosystem and provides environmental, social, health, economic and related
benefits to the surrounding community. Martha will share an overview of the
2016 fire that burned over the reserve and how science helps to guide the
City’s collaborative post-fire rehabilitation strategies for the area.
Prisoners as Partners
presented by Nancy DeWitt
local contractor for the Institute of Applied Ecology
The “Sagebrush in Prisons” habitat restoration partnership engages
incarcerated men and women in plant production and ecological education
in six states. Nancy will give a brief talk on the program ad their
involvement in the Table Rock Restoration project.