Grad student in the field

Department Seminars

The Forestry and Environmental Resources Seminars are open to anyone interested.  This weekly seminar series is part of the course for students enrolled in NR601, FOR601 and FOR801.

The public is welcome to attend. Full calendar and Titles.

All department seminars will be in 2010 Biltmore Hall on Mondays from 12:50 pm – 1:40 pm.

August 26  Introduction

September 2   Holiday

September 9   Forest Sector Modeling, Here and Tomorrow by Sara Ohrel, Economist, Climate Economics Branch, US EPA

September 16  A Walk in the Woods: Leadership, Activism, and Professionalism in Natural Resources,   by Dr. Fred Cubbage, Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, NC State

September 23  Regulatory Rollback at EPA Ignores Science and Threatens Public Health by Dr. Chris Frey, Professor, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, NC State

September 30 Economic Espionage and the Threat to Academia, by Luis Velasco and Ian Little, Special Agents, FBI, Raleigh office

October 7  A Science Comedian’s Guide to Communicating Science by Brian Malow

October 17   The Annual Barkalow Lecture for the College of Natural Resources – Combining science and expert knowledge to slow disease-driven amphibian declines by Dr. Larissa Bailey, Colorado State University    NOTE – Thursday date at 3:30 pm in Stewart Theater

October 21    Advanced breeding of loblolly pine – Highlights of the 4th-Cycle of breeding testing and selection, and plans for the 5th-Cycle by Dr. Kitt Payn, Assistant Professor and Director, Tree Improvement Cooperative, NC State

October 28  Oxidized versus reduced nitrogen: does the form of nitrogen deposition matter to terrestrial ecosystems?  by Dr. Tara Greaver, US EPA

November 4 National and global assessments of landscape patterns by Kurt Riitters, Research Ecologist, Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center, US Forest Service

November 11  Exploring the ‘known unknowns’ of soil carbon cycling from the boreal forest to southern pine stands by Jason Vogel, Assistant Professor, University of Florida

November 18  No seminar

November 25  No Seminar

December 2   Student Flash Talks and Celebration