FR Seminar Information

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Upcoming Seminar Presentations

Monday, April 22, 2019, 3:00-4:00 PM
Investigating variation in NEPA processes across USFS offices: Decision Characteristics and the Use of Science 
Presented by: Forrest Fleischman


Past Seminar Presentations

March 25, 2019, 3:00-4:00 PM
A Century of Forest Growth and Change in Minnesota 
Presented by: Alan Ek

Seminar Recording


February 25, 2019, 3:00-4:00 PM
EAB and Black Ash Wetlands: Holistic Assessment of Ecosystem Impacts and Potential for Mitigation 
Presented by: Rob Slesak, Minnesota Forest Resources Council, and Alexis Grinde, UMD-Natural Resources Research Institute

Seminar Recording


November 28, 2018, 4:00-5:00pm
Paired Bidding: A Method to Evaluate the Benefits and Costs of Timber Sale Attributes
Presented by: Mike Kilgore and Charlie Blinn

See flyer here.


October 31, 2018
New paradigm of advanced remote sensing methods for automated lake water quality and ice phenology mapping of Minnesota lakes
Presented by: Leif Olmanson and Benjamin Page

Webex Recording


April 25, 2018, 4:00-5:00 PM
Seven ways a warming climate can kill the boreal forest
Presented by: Lee Frelich, Research Fellow

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March 28, 2018, 4:00-5:00 PM
Urban Forestry Today: Dutch elm disease, emerald ash borer and maple syrup-covered ginkgo
Presented by: Ryan Murphy, Research Fellow

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February 28, 2018, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Indicators of environmental stewardship volunteer retention 
Presented by: Ashley Reichard, Urban and Community Forestry Volunteer Programs Coordinator

Anticipatory governance for urban public lands: Addressing vegitation management challenges of today and tomorrow
Presented by: Kristen C. Nelson

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January 31, 2018, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Forest Disturbance in Minnesota: Observations from USDA Forest Inventory and Analysis 
Presented by: Dr. David C. Wilson
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November 29, 2017
Measuring the complicated relationships between land cover, management, and surface water
Presented by: Dr. Diana Karwan and Dr. Lucy Rose

Seminar Recording


October 25, 2017
Unmanned Aircraft Systems ("Drones") Research, Teaching, and Extension in Forestry and Natural Resources 
Presented by: Joe Knight, Associate Professor

Spatial data accuracy and field data collection technologies
Presented by: Andy Jenks, Researcher 5


September 27, 2017
Studying our Changing Planet from Above: Remote Sensing Research in Minnesota and Queensland  
Presented by: Joe Knight, Associate Professor

More people, drier skies-How often will Melbourne run out of water? Can we manage the forest to reduce that frequency?
Presented by: Paul Bolstad, Professor

Social vulnerability to bushfire in South Australia
Presented by: Mae Davenport, Professor

Seminar Recording


April 26, 2017
A review and preview of forest management, research, education, and outreach at the Cloquet Forestry Center 
Presented by: Kyle G Gill, Forest Manager and Reseearch Coordinator, Cloquet Forestry Center

WebEx Recording 


March 29, 2017  
Plants in a warmer world- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 
Presented by: Rebecca Montgomery, Associate Professor & Artur Stefanski, Research Fellow

WebEx Recording


February 22, 2017  
Silviculture and Forest Management, Continuing Education and Outreach  
Presented by: Eli Sagor, Ph.D.

The Silviculture Triangle: Outreach, Teaching, and Research
Presented by: Marcella Windmuller-Campione, Ph.D.


January 25, 2017
Exploring the impact of visitor preferences for invasive species management: The case of Emerald Ash Borer in Minnesota
Presented by: Ingrid Schneider, Ph.D.

Pruning Cycles and Storm Damage: Are Young American Elms Failing Prematurely?  
Presented by: Chad Giblin, M.S.