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 Nirav Shah, 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