Colorado Native Plant Society chapter to present lecture on native plant restoration


By John Bregar | Colorado Native Plant Society

From 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28, Hannah Ertl will speak about native plant restoration in the Mancos Canyon as part of the Colorado Native Plant Society Southwest Chapter’s 2023 lecture series.

Ertl’s talk will focus on tribally led and culturally-based environmental stewardship in critical riparian areas. 

Ertl is the indigenous lands ecologist for Trees, Water, People .The mission of this organization is to improve lives by helping indigenous communities in the Western Hemisphere to protect, conserve and manage their natural resources.

Hanna’s presentation will occur in the Lyceum in the Center for Southwest Studies on the Fort Lewis College campus. Please register on the Colorado Native Plant Society website ( and indicate whether you will participate in person or via Zoom.

This presentation will be preceded by a short meeting of the Southwest Chapter and followed by a Q-and-A session. Please contact with any questions. 

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