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. Full calendar and Titles.

All department seminars Spring 2020 will be in Jordan Addition 1218 on Mondays from 12:50 pm – 1:40 pm.

January 6      no open seminar

January 13    Dr. Charles Maxwell 

Topic: Forecasting Forest Futures: Climate, Management, and Fire

January 20    Holiday 

January 27    Dr. Kelly Oten   

Topic: Can we save our ash? Emerald ash borer invades North Carolina

February 3     Dr. Caren Cooper   

Topic:  You talkin’ science to me? Learning from Twitter, cheerleaders, and taxi drivers

February 10   Dr. Bethany Cutts 

Topic: How dead grass, disappearing gardens, and remediated rivers made me rethink environmental
justice research and its role in local sustainability.

February 17   Dr. Kevin Potter   

Topic: Prioritizing vulnerable U.S. tree species and populations for gene conservation

February 24   Dr. Steve LeDuc   

Topic:  Wildfire effects on water quality and aquatic ecosystems: Ongoing and planned EPA research

March 2          Dr. Mirela Tulbure    

Topic: Space-time dynamics in surface water extent, vegetation, and landscape connectivity in a water stressed region

March 9         Spring Break  

March 16      CANCELLED  –   Dr. Ayse Ercumen   

Topic: Water, sanitation and hygiene interventions to improve child health in low-income countries

March 23     CANCELLED  –   Dr. Zach Farris   

Topic: Madagascar’s going to the dogs, cats, and toads: A decade of research on carnivores and lemurs

March 30     Dr. Richard Bin Mei  – presented via ZOOM only – NOT in person

Topic: Forest Economics Research

April 6         no seminar

April 13       no seminar