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.
All department seminars will be remote events for Fall 2020 on Mondays from 12:50 pm – 1:40 pm. Due to campus restrictions surrounding COVID-19, the seminars will be zoom events during this semester. Information will be shared to faculty and students. If you would like to login for events, please contact Sarah Slover.
August 10 no open seminar – student orientation
August 17 – Infectious disease transmission through environmental pathways and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions
Dr. Ayse Ercumen, Assistant Professor, Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Cluster
August 24 – Tips, Tricks and Best Management Practices for Planning and Conducting Effective Webinars
Dr. Bob Bardon, Associate Dean for Extension, College of Natural Resources
August 31 – No Seminar
Sept 7 – Empowering People, Providing Solutions since 1917: The Extension Mission in the Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources
Dr. Mark Megalos, Extension Professor- Forestry Resources
Sept 14 – Get a (salty) taste of my world: Coastal economics, social science, extension, whatever is needed!
Dr. Jane Harrison, Coastal Economics Specialist, North Carolina Sea Grant
Sept 21 – No Seminar
Sept 28 – Urban Biodiversity, Nearby Nature, and Environmental Justice
Dr. Charles Nilon, Professor, School of Natural Resources, Univ Missouri
Oct 5 – Diseases of southern pine plantations: new tools for diagnosis and risk assessment
Dr. Caterina Villari, Asst Prof and Co-Director, Southern Pine Health Research Cooperative, Univ Georgia
Oct 12 – Quantifying carbon emissions in community forests using RIL (reduced impact logging) in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Dr. Dawn Rodriguez-Ward, (NC State) and Dr. Edward Ellis, (Universidad Veracruzana)
Oct 19 – Spatial components of COVID-19 in North Carolina: Geographic and racial-ethnic disparities in virus testing and geographic patterns of seroprevalence using antibody testing
Dr. Michael Emch, Professor, Dept. of Geography and Dept. of Epidemiology, UNC-CH