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
Using Quantitative Tools in International Tree Breeding
Juan Acosta, Research Assistant Professor, Geneticist, and Tree Improvement Specialist, Camcore, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources
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
Improving wood properties for wood utilization through multi-omics integration in lignin biosynthesis
Jack Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources
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
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
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
Economic and Policy Considerations on the Role of Natural Climate Solutions for Achieving Climate Stabilization Goals,
Justin Baker, Research Triangle Institute
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
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