Grad student in the field

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

January 22

Hittin’ the Bricks – Stories about NC State from a 1,000 Mile Walk Across Campus

Dr. Larry Nielsen, Professor Emeritus and former Dean of CNR and Provost of NC State.

January 29

Assessing Factors Contributing to Cyanobacteria Harmful Algal Blooms in U.S. Lakes

Dr. John Iiames, Geospatial Analyst, US EPA and Adjunct Assistant Professor, FER

February 5

Modeling forest community dynamics in a changing world

Dr. Jen Costanza, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources

February 12

The Future of Forest Health

Dr. Rob Scheller, Professor, Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources

February 19

Forest Products Sector Impacts of Projected Increase in Global Plantation Area

Dr. Prakash Nepal, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources

February 26

Title coming

Dr. Solomon Ghezehei, Post-Doc, Department of Forestry & Environmental Resources

March 5   Spring Break, no seminar

March 12

A Tale of Two Waterbodies: Theories SAV Declines and Cyanotoxin Presence in Lake Mattamuskeet and the Currituck Sound, NC

Dr. Michele Moorman, Biologist, Mattamuskeet, Swanquarter, Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge, US Fish and Wildlife Service

March 19

Long-term Effects of Restoration Burning on Forest Structure and Composition in Appalachian Hardwood Forests

Dr. Tara Keyser, Research Forester, Upland Hardwoods Ecology and Management, US Forest Service, Asheville, NC

March 26

The Evolutionary Ecology of Geographic Ranges in Western North American Monkeyflowers

Dr. Seema Sheth, Assistant Professor, Plant and Microbial Biology

April 2   Adjunct Guest Talk TBD

April 9   Student Flash Talks

April 16   Student talks and grad student awards

April 23  No Seminar