Dr. Johnson's area of expertise is natural history and conservation of amphibians and reptiles, and he has worked extensively with imperiled species.
Using Community Based Social Marketing to Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species Presented by: Adam Doll, Tina Fitzgerald, & Heidi Wolf - Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Registration Link → The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) continues to integrate community-based social marketing (CBSM) into statewide aquatic invasive species (AIS) prevention programming. CBSM is a social […]
Managing natural systems is fundamentally an exercise in managing the human behaviors that affect those systems. In particular, the human-mediated movement of live animals, vectors, or infectious material is a well-documented vector for the spread of invasive species and emergence of novel pathogens in many contexts, but especially in inland freshwater systems.
Utilizing Fire and Grazing as part of an Integrated Prairie Management Program Presented by: Chris Helzer, Nebraska Director of Science for The Nature Conservancy Registration Link → The health and resilience of prairies relies upon plant/animal diversity and heterogeneous habitat structure that supports that diversity. The Nature Conservancy has been long experimenting with combinations of prescribed […]
Invasive plant management on non-industrial forest lands in the Panhandle, Fl after Hurricane Michael Presented by: Dr. Mysha Clarke, Assistant Professor, School of Forest, Fisheries and Geomatic Sciences, UF/IFAS Registration Link → Hurricane Michael had catastrophic socio-ecological impacts on landowners and forestlands in the Panhandle, Florida. Although scientists predict an increase in the spread of invasive […]