The Gornish lab is committed to cultivating relationships between academic research and field application by providing stakeholders with science-based management recommendations though outreach activities such as workshops, field days and white papers.


Members of the lab are also active organizing members of:

Ecological Restoration Section of the Ecological Society of America 
Society for Ecological Restoration Southwest Chapter

Arizona Section for the Society for Range Management


Have some questions about restoration
in Arizona? Check out our new

restoration portal!


Check out some of our outreach events and products:

60 Second Vegetation Management Tips             'Campy, but useful!'
#1 Agaves are Awesome
#2 Pollinator Habitat
#3 Monarch Habitat

#4 Making seedballs
#5 What are seedballs?

#6 Islands of fertility
#7 Mulch!
#8 Collecting seed from the field (part 1)
#9 Collecting seed from the field (part 2)

#10 Seed labels
#11 Weed management

#12 Seed starting basics


Southwest Grasslands Research and Management Workshop
Society for Ecological Restoration Southwest Annual Meeting 2019
GALS 2018
Knocking Out Noxious Weeds on Rangelands Workshop Series
Do No Harm 2016
Do No Harm 2015



Doom-and-Gloom Scenarios on Climate Change Won't Solve Our Problem
Increasing national park fees hurts our understanding of the environment
Progress Report: Tumbleweed on California’s Central Coast
Native soil bacteria as biocontrol
An extension perspective on California grassland restoration
New Ecological Restoration Section at ESA!


Watch Nature

Urban Farmer

Blog Postings

Friendships in academia

UC Weed Science Blog
Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Five steps to laboratory sustainability


Poisonous plants on rangelands

Non-native, Invasive Plants of Arizona
How turn a bike into a seed pelletizer for restoration and gardening
Seed ball strategies for gardening and restoration in arid landscapes

Estrategias para la jarineria y la restauracion con pelotas de semillas en paisajes aridos
Grassland Restoration Manual
Medusahead presentation
Medusahead presentation handouts
Restoration after fire in annual dominated systems