Native Thistles: Important and Misunderstood Plants for Conservation

Presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – Science and Technology, National Technology Support Centers

What will you learn?

Learn about the value of native thistles to pollinators and other wildlife, the precarious conservation status of native thistles, and ways we can conserve the wide diversity of native thistles in North America. Learn more…


  • Jim Eckberg Ph.D., Plant Ecologist/Agronomist, Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, Woodbury, MN

Session Details: Jul 25, 2017 2:00 pm US/Eastern     Duration: 01:00

*** Please join the session 15 minutes prior to the start of the webinar. ***

All live webinars are recorded. Within a week of the live event, a View button provides access to the on-demand replay. CEUs are available for on-demand webinars.

Who should participate?

Conservationists, Wildlife Biologists, Land Owners, Land Managers, Forestry Professionals, Technical Service Providers, Others

Education Credits Units:

  • Certified Crop Advisors – 1 hour CCA – CM Credit
  • New York Logger Training – .25 hour NYLT TLC Credit
  • Society of American Foresters – 1 hour Category 1 Credit
  • Society for Range Management – 1 hour SRM Credit
  • The Wildlife Society – 1 hour TWS Category 1 Credit
  • American Forage and Grassland Council – 1 hour CFGP Credit
  • Conservation Planner – 1 hour Conservation Planning Credit

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