The Plum Creek Distinguished Lecture Series is co-hosting the Northwest Scientific Association Annual Conference in 2014. All Plum Creek Lecture events are free and open to the public.Thursday, March 27 University Center Theater (3rd floor)
10:30 – 11:10 a.m. JANNEKE HILLE RIS LAMBERS University of Washington Implications of Climate Change for Turnover in Forest Composition: A Case Study from Mt. Rainier National Park
11:10 – 11:50 a.m. JAMES LUTZ Utah State University The Value of Observation: Longitudinal Data and Ecosystem Change
11:50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CRYSTAL KOLDEN University of Idaho Climate Drivers of Forest Pattern: Development of Wildfire Refugia
1:40 – 2:20 p.m. JAKE VERSCHUYL National Council for Air and Stream Improvement Does Available Energy Influence Avian Response to Key Forest Stand Habitat Features?
2:20 – 3:00 p.m. TRAVIS BELOTE The Wilderness Society Hedging Against an Uncertain Future: Forest Preservation and Conservation in the Anthropocene
Friday, March 28 – UC Theater
10:10 – 10:50 a.m. DEREK CHURCHILL University of Washington Integrating Silviculture & Landscape Ecology: A Framework for Multi-Scale Forest Management
10:50 – 11:30 a.m. HUGH SAFFORD University of California, Davis Past, Present, and Future in the Forests of California’s Sierra Nevada: Variability in Forest Response to Environmental Change, and the Role of Management in Promoting Ecosystem Resilience
11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. DAVID PETERSON U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station Accelerating Climate Change Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems: Principles and Paradigm Shifts
View abstracts from 2014 Plum Creek lecture speakers
Visit the Northwest Scientific Assocation web site for details on concurrent conference.