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Grad student in the field - Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology - Forestry and Environmental Resources Spotlight: William Casola - Forestry and Environmental Resources NC State University

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 FOR801.

We meet Spring 2022 on Mondays from 12:50 pm – 1:40 pm on zoom AND in 158 DS Weaver Labs.

These will not be recorded. Open to all interested – feel free to share!

If you would like to login for events, please contact Sarah Slover.

The full schedule and titles is listed in our event calendar.


January 24
Global tree fecundity and 21st century forests (Virtual only)

Jim Clark, Professor, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University

January 31
Carbon and water fluxes in managed and natural forested wetlands of North Carolina (Virtual only)

Maricar Aguilos, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

February 7

Panel, Evolving Models of Research Sharing and Publishing

Robert Olendorf, William Cross & Micah Vandegrift, NCSU Libraries

February 14

Careers in Natural Resources (panel of alumni) (Virtual only)

Mansfield Fisher, Project Forester, Aster Global Environmental Solutions, MS, Forestry (2020)

Deanna Hardesty, Geospatial Analyst, US EPA, MS Natural Resources – Hydrology (2021)

Kenneth Dunn, Forester, Center for Heirs Property Preservation, MR Forestry (2020)

Shelby Gull Laird, Head, Whiteville Branch, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, PhD, Forestry (2010)

February 21

Communicating Across Cultures

Madhu Katti, Associate Professor, Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources

February 28 (virtual only)

Ecological applications of chemical fingerprinting: quantifying the chemical signatures associated with fish assemblages and aquatic ecosystems in Oregon

Gerrad Jones, Assistant Professor, Biological and Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University

March 7

From Canopy to Canteen: How Preserving Forests in the Future Can Benefit Our Drinking Water Quality

Dominic Libera, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

March 14 – Spring Break (no seminar)

March 21

Human-nature co-adaptation to climate change: What it is and how we advance it

Garry Sotnik, Lecturer, Sustainability Science, Stanford University

March 28

Madagascar is going to the dogs (and cats): How exotic carnivores are threatening a biodiversity hotspot

Zach Farris, Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State University

April 4

An Introduction to the North Carolina State Climate Office and ECONet

Sheila Saia, Associate Director, State Climate Office

April 11

Fire across scales: From leaves to landscapes

Sam Flake, Post-Doc, Forestry and Environmental Resources

April 18 – Student Presentations

April 25 – Student Presentations