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.

All department seminars will be in 1216 Jordan Hall on Mondays from 12:50 pm – 1:40 pm.

August 27   Introduction

Sept 3   No seminar – Labor Day

Sept 10   

Using Quantitative Tools in International Tree Breeding

Juan Acosta, Research Assistant Professor, Geneticist, and Tree Improvement Specialist, Camcore, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Sept 17

Satyrs, skunks, and solar: How the world’s largest land trust conserves NC wildlife

Liz Kalies, Director of Science and Planning, North Carolina Chapter of The Nature Conservancy

Sept 24

Improving wood properties for wood utilization through multi-omics integration in lignin biosynthesis

Jack Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Oct 1

Disparities in distribution of particulate matter emission sources by race and poverty status.

Jen Richmond Bryant, Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and US Environmental Protection Agency

Oct 8

Applying Climate Change Risk Management Tools to Couple Social Vulnerability and Hydrologic Model Results, Sheila Saia, ORISE Fellow, US Forest Service and NC State University

Oct 15

Stakeholder engagement in environmental science: Asian carp, wild rice, and the American chestnut tree.

Adam Kokotovich, PostDoc in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Oct 22

Economic and Policy Considerations on the Role of Natural Climate Solutions for Achieving Climate Stabilization Goals,

Justin Baker, Research Triangle Institute

Oct 29

Historic and contemporary role of fire in Appalachian hardwood forests,

Tara Keyser, Research Forester, Uplands Hardwoods Ecology and Management, US Forest Service

Nov 8  (Thursday) 3:30 pm

Barkalow Lecture, Seth Riley, National Park Service  Talley Student Center Piedmont Ballroom

Nov 12

Forest communities and landscapes in a changing world,

Jen Costanza, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

Nov 19   Seminar cancelled

Nov 26   Student flash talks

Dec 3    Student conference talks