Working Group Meeting #6 (April 25 – 26, 2018)

Working Group Meeting #6 (April 25 – 26, 2018)

The sixth meeting of the Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group was held as a part of the 2018 Pollinator Habitat Workshop hosted by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Edison Electric Institute, and the Energy Resources Center at the University of Illinois-Chicago on April 25 and 26, 2018. See the list of meeting attendees here.

Copies of presentations are posted below as they are available. The full meeting agenda can be found here.

Overcoming Organizational/Institutional Challenges
Josiane Bonneau, Wildlife Habitat Council
Video Presentation

Overcoming Implementation Challenges
Marla Westerhold, Commonwealth Edison
Sara Race, Commonwealth Edison
Aaron Feggestad, Stantec


Industry Case Studies Panel:

Railroad case study
Shannon Bard, Hemmera
Video Presentation

TransCanada – Save Our Monarchs case study
Randall Gilbert, Save Our Monarchs
Video Presentation

New York Power Authority case study
Kathleen Law, Pollinator Partnership
Lewis Payne, New York Power Authority
Video Presentation

Illinois DOT case study
Stephanie Dobbs, Illinois DOT
Video Presentation

USFWS Program Updates
Sergio Pierluissi, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Video Presentation

EPRI Program Updates
Jessica Fox, Electric Power Research Institute
Video Presentation

Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group Program Updates
Iris Caldwell, University of Illinois-Chicago
Video Presentation


Lightning Talks:

SAGE Model
John Steelman, Grow With Trees
Video Presentation

Software for Mapping, Reporting, and Communication
Chris Kelly, Clearion Software
Video Presentation

High Quality Habitat – It’s Simple Until We Complicate It
Jason Bleich, Pheasants Forever
Video Presentation

Monarch Joint Venture Tools & Resources
Alison Cariveau, Monarch Joint Venture
Video Presentation

Pollinator Conservation Tools and Resources
Jennifer Hopwood, Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
Video Presentation

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