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Spring 2016 Schedule – Archive

 

 Date

Speaker

Title / Topic

 January 6

No seminar

First week of classes

 January 13

Dennis W. Hallema

Hydrologist

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service

and Fellow

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

Raleigh, North Carolina

Host: Ge Sun

Assessment of Wildland Fire Impacts on Streamflow in Different Regions of the U.S.

 January 20

No seminar

 

 January 27

 

Terri Galinski

Forest Productivity Manager

Plum Creek Timber Company

Athens, Georgia

Host: Kevin Potter

Forest Productivity and Sustainability in the Southeastern United States

 February 3

No seminar

 February 10

 

Olman Murillo Gamboa
Professor

School of Forest Engineering

Technological Institute of Costa Rica

Cartago, Costa Rica

Host: International Society of Tropical Foresters

Developing GENFORES, a Tree Improvement Cooperative Based on Small-Scale Forestry

 

 February 17

No seminar

 

 February 24

Decheng Zhou

Lecturer

College of Applied Meteorology

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

Nanjing, China

Host: Kevin Potter

Environmental Impacts of Rapid Urbanization in China

 March 1

Special date, time, and location: 7:30 p.m., Witherspoon Cinema

Simon Brockington
Executive Secretary

International Whaling Commission

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Host: Larry Nielsen

 2016 Borlaug Lecture: 70 Years of the International Whaling Commission

 March 9

No seminar

Spring break

 March 16

Special location: 5103 Jordan Hall

John Paul McTague
Growth and Yield Research Manager

Rayonier and

Adjunct Professor,

University of Georgia and North Carolina State University

Jacksonville, Florida

Host: Joe Roise

Individual-Tree Competition Indices that are Compatible with Stand-Level Estimates of Density and Volume

 March 23

Special location: 5103 Jordan Hall

William Headlee
Assistant Professor

Arkansas Forest Resources Center

University of Arkansas at Monticello

Monticello, Arkansas

Host: Elizabeth Nichols, Dennis Hazel, Solomon Ghezehei

Spatially Explicit Modeling of Potential Biomass Productivity for Poplars: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities

 March 30

William Sunderlin
Former Principal Scientist

Center for International Forestry Research

Bogor, Indonesia

Host: Erin Sills

Is REDD+ Well Prepared to Achieve Its Global Goals? Results from Six Years of Field Research in the Tropics

 April 4

Special date, time, and location: 7 p.m., Witherspoon Cinema

Peter Wrege
Director

Elephant Listening Project

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

Host: Larry Nielsen

What the Elephants are Saying

 April 13

No seminar

April 20

No seminar

Last week of class

 

Fall 2015 Schedule – Archive

 Date

Speaker

Title / Topic

August 19

No seminar

First week of classes

August 26

Murray Efford

Lecturer

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Otago

Dunedin, New Zealand

 

Host: Beth Gardner

Index calibration, double sampling and tiger politics

September 2

No seminar

 

September 9

 

Steven Frank

Associate Professor
Department of Entomology
North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Host: Kevin Potter

Can forests take the heat? Managing pests and ecosystem services in a warming climate

September 16

No seminar

September 23

 

Special time and location: 4-5 p.m., 101 David Clark Labs

Kyle Powys Whyte (Potawatomi)
Timnick Chair in the Humanities

and Associate Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
Michigan State University
Lansing, Michigan

 

Host: Ryan Emanuel

Special Joint Seminar with the Interdisciplinary Studies Program:

Ethical issues in partnerships between indigenous peoples and climate science organizations: Theories and cases

 

September 30

No seminar

 

October 7

No seminar

Day before fall break

October 14

Peter Caldwell

Research Hydrologist
Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory

Southern Research Station

USDA Forest Service

Otto, North Carolina

 

Host: Stacy Nelson

The forest matters! Examining the relative influence of climate and forest changes on streamflow from the catchment to the continent

 

(Note: Dr. Caldwell is candidate for adjunct faculty status in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources)

October 21

 

Tom O’Halloran
Research Assistant Professor

Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, Virginia

 

Host: Ryan Emanuel

Diffuse light-enhancement of canopy photosynthesis: An AmeriFlux synthesis including a new loblolly tower in Virginia

 October 28

 No seminar

 November 4

 

Special time and location: 4:45-6 p.m., 124 Dabney Hall

Reception: 4:15-4:45, David Clark Labs lobby

Peter Karieva
Director
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

University of California-Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

Host: Chris Moorman

2015 Barkalow Distinguished Conservationist Lecture:

Re-imagining conservation for a prosperous and sustainable planet in 2050

 November 11

 No seminar

 November 18

Gary F. Peter
Professor of Forest Genomics and Cell Biology

School of Forest Resources and Conservation
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Host: Ron Sederoff

Conifer terpenes: Engineering an ancient plant defense pathway for renewable chemicals and biofuels

 December 2

Paulo C. Alves

Associate Professor
Department of Biology

University of Porto

Porto, Portugal

Host: Scott Mills

Conservation genetics in the genomic era

 

(Note: Dr. Alves is candidate for adjunct faculty status in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources)

Spring 2015 Schedule – Archive

 Date

Speaker

Title / Topic

January 7

First week of classes

No seminar

January 14

1216 Jordan Addition

Richard Cobb

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Plant Pathology

University of California, Davis

Davis, California

Host: Ross Meentemeyer

Ecological fundamentals of forest insect and disease outbreak: drivers, impacts, and responses

January 28

3214 Jordan Addition

Chris Moorman
Professor and Coordinator of the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Program
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Host: Kevin Potter

Guiding development of biomass harvesting guidelines to ensure the environmental sustainability of gleaning logging residues for renewable energy

February 11

1216 Jordan Addition

Tarla Rai Peterson

Boone and Crockett Chair of Wildlife Conservation Policy
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
Texas A&M University

College Station, Texas

 

Host: George Hess

Smart grid (r)evolution: Community power struggles

February 25

1216 Jordan Addition

Postponed due to inclement weather

Gary F. Peter
Professor of Forest Genomics and Cell Biology

School of Forest Resources and Conservation
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

 

Host: Ron Sederoff

Conifer terpenes: Engineering an ancient plant defense pathway for renewable chemicals and biofuels

March 18

3214 Jordan Addition

Marcella Kelly
Associate Professor
Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia

 

Host: Scott Mills

Non-invasive sampling provides insights into carnivore co-existence ecology via mark-recapture, occupancy, and genetic connectivity for jaguars, tigers, and fossa

 

Presentation recording

April 1

1216 Jordan Addition

Kushal Konwal Sarma
Professor and Head
Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
Assam Agricultural University
Assam, India

 

Host: Scott Mills

Global Environmental Change Distinguished Seminar: Conservation in the trenches: A vet’s eye view from 30 years with Asian elephants

April 8

101 David Clark Labs

Ariel Lugo
Director

International Institute of Tropical Forestry

USDA Forest Service

San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

Host: FER Graduate Students

FER Graduate Student Association Distinguished Seminar: Novelty and adaptability in the Anthropocene

April 15

1216 Jordan Addition

Christopher Serenari
Human Dimensions Specialist
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Host: Kevin Potter

The human face of private conservation: Reconciling administration dispositions and local notions of well-being in south Chile

April 22

3214 Jordan Addition

Caren Cooper
Assistant Director

Biodiversity Research Lab
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Host: Roland Kays

What everyone should know about going public: The broader impacts of citizen science

 

Fall 2014 Schedule – Archive

 

Spring 2014 Schedule – Archive

Date

Speaker

Title / Topic

January 6

First Day of Classes

No Seminar

January 13

Robert Washington-Allen

Assistant Professor

Department of Geography

University of Tennessee

 

Host: Ryan Emanuel

A Primer on the Use of Remote Sensing to Assess Carbon Fluxes at Local to Global Spatial Scales to Meet International Standards

January 20

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday

No Seminar

January 27

Margit Bucher

Fire Coordinator

The Nature Conservancy

Durham, NC

 

Host: Kevin Potter

The Nature Conservancy’s Burn Program in North Carolina: Where, Why and How We Burn

February 3


Andy Keeler

Professor and Head

Coastal Public Policy Program, UNC Coastal Studies Institute and Department of Economics

East Carolina University

 

Host: Larry Nielsen

Adapting to Sea Level Rise: Questions for Economics and Public Policy

February 10

 

Emily Bernhardt

Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Department of Biology

Duke University

 

Host: Ryan Emanuel

Moving mountains and filling valleys: assessing the cumulative impacts of surface coal mining in Appalachian watersheds

February 17

Dave Wear
Project Leader
Center for Integrated Forest Science and Synthesis
USDA Forest Service
Southern Research Station,
Raleigh, NC

 

Host: Kevin Potter

Projecting potential adoption of genetically engineered freeze-tolerant Eucalyptus plantations

February 24

Jim Vose
Project Leader
Center for Integrated Forest Science and Synthesis
USDA Forest Service
Southern Research Station,
Raleigh, NC

 

Host: Kevin Potter

Potential Impacts of Expansion of Eucalyptus Plantations on Water Resources in the Southern U.S.

March 3

Cancelled due to weather alert closing

March 10

Spring Break

No Seminar

March 17

Nicolas Zegre
Assistant Professor of Forest Hydrology, Division of Forestry and Natural Resources
West Virginia University

 

Host: Ge Sun

Intensification of the water cycle: Implications for future water resources management

March 24


Louie Rivers

Assistant Professor

Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

North Carolina State University

 

Host: Ted Shear

A Routine Activities Analysis of White-Collar Crime in Carbon Markets

 

March 31

 

Room Change:
1218 Jordan Hall Addition (find on map)

 

FER Graduate Student Association’s Distinguished Seminar Speaker:

Steve Running
Regents Professor and Director, Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

This seminar will accommodate webex connection – see connection numbers >>

 

Hosts: FER Graduate Students

Innocence Lost: Will Ecologists become the new global carbon cops



April 7


Room Change:
434 Daniels Hall

 

(find on map)

Global Environmental Change Distinguished Seminar:

Barry Brook

Sir Hubert Wilkins Chair of Climate Change, School of Earth & Environmental Sciences Director of Climate Science, Environment Institute University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Learn more about Dr. Brook and the two talks he will be giving April 7-8 >>

Host: Scott Mills

Tipping Points and Metamodels: Forecasting and Abating Aggregate Human Impacts on Biodiversity

April 14

No Seminar

 

Fall 2013 Schedule – Archive

Date Speaker Title / Topic
August 26 CNR Meeting No Seminar
September 2 Labor Day Holiday No Seminar
September 9 Erin Seekamp
Assistant Professor, Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, North Carolina State University
Fostering Success for Community-Based Natural Resource Planning and Management
September 16 Kevin Potter
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University
Surprises from the Most Perplexing Pine in the West: The Evolutionary History of Pinus ponderosa
September 23 Meg Lowman
Senior Scientist and Director of Academic Partnerships and Global Initiatives, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC
Leveraging the Intersection of Religion and Science for Forest Conservation: Case Study in Ethiopia
September 30 Sandeep Sharma & Trishna Dutta
Postdoctoral Research Associates, Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Genetic Connectivity in Carnivores: A Case Study of Tigers, Leopards, and Bears from the Highlands of Central India
October 7 Nora Haenn
Associate Professor, Anthropology and International Studies,
North Carolina State University
The Middle-Class Conservationist: Power, Marginality, and Conservation Career Paths in Mexico
October 14 Kai Zhu
Doctoral Student, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, NC
Climate Change Impact on Tree Populations: Insights from U.S. Forest Inventory
October 21 Jeff Prestemon
Research Forester, Forest Economics and Policy ResearchSouthern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Research Triangle Park, NC
Wildfire and Climate Change in the South
October 28 Joe Roise
Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University
Logistics of Woody Biomass: Moisture Content, Price and Profit
November 4
Reception: 3:45 – Biltmore Hall Lobby
Presentation: 4:30-5:30 – Biltmore Hall, Room 2010
Special time and location –
The 2013 Barkalow Distinguished Conservationist Lecture:Mary Freeman
Research Ecologist, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Athens, GA
Informing Conservation of a Biological Treasure Close to Home
November 11 Zakiya Leggett
Weyerhaeuser Company, Southern Timberlands Research, Vanceboro, North Carolina
Evaluating environmental effects of managing loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) plantations intercropped with switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for biofuel production
November 18 William G. Hubbard
Regional Forester, Southern Regional Extension Forestry, Athens, Georgia
Addressing Forestry Issues and Opportunities through Regional Extension Programming in the Southern United States
November 25 Thanksgiving week No Seminar
December 2 Last week of semester No Seminar

 

Spring 2013 Schedule – Archive

 Date Speaker Title / Topic
Jan 7 Ken Stolte
Research EcologistEastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Research Triangle Park, NC
Indicators of Forest Health and Sustainability
Jan 14 Maria Baron Palamar
Doctoral CandidateFisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, NCSU
Rabies, People and Urban Environments: The Importance of Education, Who Needs It Most, and How to Best Deliver It
Jan 21 Martin Luther King Day Holiday No seminar
Jan 28 Roland Kays
Director, Biodiversity Lab, Nature Research Center, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC; Research Associate Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, NCSU
Movement Ecology: Animating the Planet with Tracking Data
Feb 4 Donald R. Belk
Manager, Sentinel Landscapes Project, NC
Sentinel Landscapes for North Carolina: Linking Working Lands, Conservation, and National Defense
Feb 11 Lauren E. Hay
Hydrologist, United States Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado
Evaluation of Downscaled GCMs as Drivers for Hydrological and Stream Temperature Simulation in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin
Feb 18 Pam Jagger
Assistant Professor of Environmental Policy, Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Environmental Income and Rural Livelihoods: A Global Comparative Analysis
Feb 25 Jill Sidebottom
Extension Specialist, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center, NCSU, Fletcher, NC
Pollinators and Christmas Trees: Documenting Diversity
Mar 4 Spring Break No seminar
Mar 11 George Hess
ProfessorDepartment of Forestry and Environmental Resources,
North Carolina State University
Open Space and Conservation Planning in Pima County (Tucson), Arizona
Mar 18 Steve McNulty
Supervisory Ecologist, Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Raleigh, NC
Why bigger and faster is a recipe for disaster in a world with changing climate: Implications for forest silviculture and genetics
Mar 25 Stephen Blake
Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Radolfzell, Germany
Galapagos tortoise movement ecology and its implications for conservation
Apr 1 Milan Fischer
Researcher, Institute of Agriculture Systems and Bioclimatology
Mendel University
Brno, Czech Republic
Productivity and water use of a Populus short rotation coppice for bioenergy in the Czech Moravian Highlands
Apr 8 Danny Lee
Director, Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Asheville, NC
Meeting the Challenges of Wildland Fire in a Dynamic Landscape: The National Cohesive Strategy for Wildland Fire Management
Apr 15 Johnny Boggs
Biological Scientist, Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center,Southern Research Station,USDA Forest Service, Raleigh, NC
Effectiveness of Forestry Best Management Practices for Water Quality Protection in Four Headwater Catchments in the Falls Lake Watershed
Apr 22 Bill Hargrove
Research Ecologist, Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Asheville, NC
ForWarn – Forest Threat Early Warning System

 

Fall 2012 Schedule – Archive

 Date

Speaker

Title / Topic

August 20

Lisa Jennings

Research Assistant

Eastern Forest Environmental
Risk Assessment Center

USDA Forest Service

Southern Research Station

Raleigh, NC

Climate Change, Emerging Threats, and Adaptive Forest
Management: Applications of the TACCIMO Tool

August 27

Glenn Catts

Associate Graduate Faculty and
Hofmann Forest Liaison

Department of Forestry and
Environmental Resources

North Carolina State
University

Raleigh, NC

CNR: What Has Hofmann Forest Done for You Lately?

September 3

Labor Day holiday

No seminar

September 10

Reinhart Ceulemans

Plant and Vegetation Ecology
Working Group

Department of Biology

University of Antwerp, Belgium

Full Greenhouse Gas Balance and Energy Balance of a
Bio-Energy Plantation with Poplar in Flanders, Belgium

September 17

René Salinas

Associate Professor

Mathematical Sciences

Appalachian State University
Boone, NC

Individual-Based Models and Wildlife Management:  Modeling Black Bear and Feral Hog Control
Strategies in the Southern Appalachians

September 24

Kevin Bigsby

Graduate Student

Department of Forestry and
Environmental Resources

North Carolina State
University

Raleigh, NC

Evidence for
Urban Ecosystem Convergence? Comparing Influential Drivers of Tree Cover in
Raleigh and Baltimore

October 1

Jim Vose

Project Leader

Center for Integrated Forest
Science and Synthesis

USDA Forest Service

Southern Research Station

Raleigh, NC

Hemlock Mortality in the Southern Appalachians: A Case
Study for Examining the Role of Individual Species in Regulating Ecosystem Structure
and Function

October 8

Xixi
Wang

Associate Professor of
Hydrology

Department of Civil and
Environmental Engineering

Old Dominion University

Norfolk, Virginia

Simulating
Hydrology-Soil-Vegetation Interactions at Watershed Scale in Changing Climate

October 15

Julie Canavin

Graduate Student

Department of Forestry and
Environmental Resources

North Carolina State
University

Raleigh, NC

N.C. 540 and the Southeast Extension: How Policy is
Paving the Road

October 22

Wayne Twine

Senior Lecturer

School of Animal, Plant and
Environmental Sciences

University of the
Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, South Africa

The Role of Savanna Woodland Resources in Rural
Livelihoods in Bushbuckridge, South Africa

October 29

NR 350 students with

Gary Blank and George Hess

Associate Professor and Professor

Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

North Carolina State
University

International Sustainable Use of Natural Resources: A
Summer Course in the Pacific Northwest

November 5

College of Natural Resources
Fall Meeting

No seminar

November 12

Tatyana Ruseva

Department of Government and
Justice Studies

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

Exploring the Personal Networks of Forest Owners:  How Do Network Structure and Composition
Vary across Different Landowner Experiences and Attributes?

November 19

David T. Cobb

Chief

Division of Wildlife
Management

North Carolina Wildlife
Resources Commission

Raleigh, NC

The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation:
What If…

November 26

Julian Cacho

Doctoral Student

Department of Biological and
Agricultural Engineering

North Carolina State
University

Raleigh, NC

Impacts of Bioenergy Feedstock Production on Soil
Physical Properties, Soil Water Content, Shallow Groundwater Dynamics and
Shallow Groundwater Quality of a Drained Forest Soil

 

Spring 2012 Schedule – Archive

 Date

Speaker

Title / Topic

January 9

AnneMargaret
Braham

Christmas Tree Genetics
Research Technician

North Carolina State
University

Raleigh, NC

Christmas Tree Genetics (CTG)
and Christmas Tree Research and Extension (CTRE)

January 16

MLK Holiday

No Seminar

January 23

Denys Yemshanov

Research Scientist

Landscape Analysis and
Applications

Canadian Forest Service

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Assessing Risks of Invasive Forest Pests under Severe Uncertainty:
Novel Modelling Tools and Approaches

January 30

Scott Beck

Graduate Student

Department of Forestry and
Environmental Resources

North Carolina State
University

Raleigh, NC

The IMAGINE Experience: Developing Science that
Contributes to the Health and Well-Being of Rural South African Communities

February 6

Nathaniel Lee Osborne

Graduate Student

North Carolina State
University

Raleigh, NC and

University of Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland

Harvest Rates for Sites with and without Wood Energy
Harvesting in North Carolina, Georgia and Sweden

February 13

T. Bently
Wigley

Manager, Sustainable Forestry
Research

National Council for Air and
Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI)

Clemson, South Carolina

Relationships between Intensive Biomass Production and
Biodiversity in U.S. Forests

February 20

Fred Cubbage

Professor

Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources

North Carolina State University

Early Tree Growth,
Crop Yields, and Estimated Returns for an Agroforestry Trial in Goldsboro,
North Carolina

February 27

Ron Zalesny
Jr.

Research Plant Geneticist

Institute for Applied
Ecosystem Studies

Northern Research Station

USDA Forest Service

Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Producing Short-Rotation Woody
Crops to Enhance Ecosystem Services

March 5

Spring Break

No Seminar

March 12

Frank Koch

Research Ecologist

USDA Forest Service

Eastern Forest Environmental
Threat Assessment Center

Research Triangle
Park, NC

Quantitative Analysis of Forest Insect Spread via
Recreational Firewood Transport

March 19

Kurt Riitters

Research Ecologist

USDA Forest Service

Eastern Forest Environmental
Threat Assessment Center

Research Triangle Park, NC

National change in
forest fragmentation, 2001 to 2006

March 26

Dave Wear

Economist

USDA Forest Service

Southern Research Station

Research Triangle Park, NC

Southern Forest Futures Project

April 2

Gary Blank

Associate Professor

Department of Forestry and
Environmental Resources

North Carolina State
University

Raleigh, NC

The College of Natural
Resources (CNR) Student Energy Internship project

April 9

Robert Jetton

Research Assistant Professor, Camcore

Department of Forestry and
Environmental Resources

North Carolina State
University

Raleigh, NC

Current Domestic Gene Conservation Programs at Camcore

April 16

Bob Abt

Professor

Department of Forestry and
Environmental Resources

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC

Karen Abt

Research Economist

USDA Forest Service

Southern Research Station

Research Triangle
Park, NC

Timber Famine Meets Wall of
Wood: Two Classic Timber Supply Themes from One Bargain Recession

April 23

Ross Meentemeyer

Professor and Executive
Director

Center for Applied Geographic
Information Science

University of North
Carolina-Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

The Charlotte ULTRA-Ex:
Socio-Ecological Interactions Affecting Land-Change Decisions and the Spatial
Structure of Urban Growth

 

Fall 2011 Schedule – Archive

Date

Speaker

Title / Topic

Aug 22 Emrys Treasure
Biological Scientist
Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center, USDA Forest Service Raleigh, NC
TACCIMO: Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options
Aug 29 Fred Gould
William Neal Reynolds Professor of Agriculture
Department of Entomology,
North Carolina State University
Genetic engineering of pests: A new graduate program at NCSU
Sept 5 Holiday No Seminar
Sept 12 Ken Waight
Senior Research Scientist,
MESO, Raleigh, NC
Fire weather, atmospheric modeling
Sept 19 Dennis Schenborn
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (retired)
Two Conceptual Approaches to Ecosystem Management in Practice: Costa Rica & Tanzania
Sept 26 Susan Cohen
Coordinator, Defense Coastal/Estuarine Research Program, Department of the Navy
Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC
Natural Resource Management and Research at the Department of Defense
Oct 3 John Frampton
Professor, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University
Fred Hain
Professor, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University
Alliance for Saving Threatened Forests
Oct10 College of Natural Resources Faculty & Staff Meeting No Seminar
Oct 17 Ross Whetten
Associate Professor,
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources,
North Carolina State University
Molecular tree breeding: Extending traditional methods with new technology
Oct 24 Mark Megalos
Extension Forestry Specialist
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources,
North Carolina State University
AFRI PINEMAP climate change grant: CNR’s role in advancing pine plantation management for a changing future
Oct 31 Julio César Calvo Alvarado
Rector (Chancellor)
Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica
Cartago, Costa Rica
Costa Rica: A Case Study in Sustainable Development
(Note special location: Talley Student Center Ballroom)
Nov 7 Gary Blank
Associate Professor
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources
North Carolina State University
Studying abroad in Scandinavia: Sweden, Finland and Estonia 2011
Nov 14 Jennifer Costanza
Postdoctoral Associate
Biodiversity and Spatial Information Center
Department of Biology, North Carolina State University
Forest vegetation dynamics and the future of ecosystems in the Southeast
Nov 21 Fred Cubbage
Professor
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources,
North Carolina State University
Global Timber Investment Returns and Risks
Nov 28 James McCarter
Adjunct Associate Professor
Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources,
North Carolina State University
Forests and carbon

Direct inquiries to Kevin Potter, Research Assistant Professor, 919-549-4071.