Grad Seminar Fall 2017 (FORS 594)

Science, Application and Management for a Sustainable Future

Wednesdays 11-11:50 a.m. Schreiber Gym Rm. 303 Coffee/social hour from 10-11

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Title

Sept. 6

Thom Knittel

Architect

Cities as Forests: Toward a circular economy

Sept. 13

Sarah Bisbing

Univ. Nevada Reno

Looking backward to see forward: Causes and consequences of altered disturbance and climate on western conifer forests

Sept. 20

Martin Nie

FCFC SoCon

Fish & wildlife management on Federal lands: Debunking state supremacy

Sept. 27

Karin Riley

USFS

How might different wildfire policies affect the landscape over time? Can we save money on wildfire suppression by investing in fuel treatments and prescribed fire instead?

Oct. 4

Kelsey Jensco

FCFC FORS

Landscape heterogeneity modulates hydrometeorology and forested ecosystem sensitivity to climate

Oct. 11

Diana Six

FCFC DECS

Using genetics and tree ring and chemical analyses to detect resistance to mountain pine beetle and forest adaptation to climate change in three pine species

Oct. 18

Elaine Sutherland

USFS

Fire scar formation varies among tree species: How, and why this matters

Oct. 25

Beth Dodson/John Goodburn

FCFC FORS

Integrating woody biomass production into forest restoration in the Southern Rocky Mountains

Nov. 1

Andrew Larson

FCFC FORS

Compound disturbances and latent resilience — lessons from wilderness fire

Nov. 8

Diane Boyd

MT FWP

It’s the journey and the destination: Montana's wolves

Nov. 15

Bryce Andrews

People and Carnivores

The Mundane, Profound Fence: Engaging a landscape through work, science and art

Nov. 29

Laurie Yung

FCFC SoCon

How Federal Agencies Navigate Change and Uncertainty in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation

Dec. 6

Brendan Moynahan

NPS-CESU

Scientific Integrity and Public Lands Management - A Renewed Call for Scientist-Interpreters