Spring 2014 Schedule

Tuesdays, 2:00-2:50
Forestry Building, room 127
 
Printable schedule available here.

April 22nd
 
Kate Dwire
 
Research Riparian Ecologist
Rocky Mountain Research Station
USDA Forest Service
 
Comparison of riparian and upland forest stand structure and fuel loads in mountain-pine-beetle infested watersheds, southern Rocky Mountains  
 
 
January 28:  Gloria Edwards, Coordinator, Southern Rockies Fire Science Network, Department of Forest & Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University.  “Southern Rockies Fire Science Network: Supporting fire science from mesas to mountains.”
 
February 4:  Ruth M. Alexander, Professor, Department of History, & Council Chair, Public Lands History Center, Colorado State University.  “Environmental history of Longs Peak.”
 
February 11:  Chad Hoffman, Assistant Professor, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University. “Shifting the science behind the WUI: An overview of ongoing collaborative research between NIST, USFS and CSU.” 

February 18 - 19:  Front Range Student Ecology Symposium, Lory Student Center. 

February 25:  Tungalag Ulambayar, Doctoral Candidate, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University. “Social outcomes of pastoral community groups in Mongolia: is it a good option for modern nomads?”

March 4:  Chris Wennogle, Masters Student, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University. “GPS and GIS applications in wildland fire.”    

March 11: Yu Wei, Associate Professor, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University. “Studying the initial attack resource configurations based on historical fire records.”

March 25:  Kristen Pelz, Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Colorado State University.  “Forest composition trajectories following mountain pine beetle.”
 
April 1:  Justin Ziegler, Masters Student, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University.  “Evaluating the effects of restoration treatments on structure and fire behavior using spatially-explicit methods.”
 
April 8:  Chantsallkham Jamsranjav, Doctoral Candidate, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University. “Livestock grazing effects on rangeland vegetation in different ecological zones of Mongolia.”
 
April 15:  Scott McArt, USDA NIFA Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts.  “Applications of chemical ecology to forest tree health.”
 
April 22: Kate Dwire, Riparian Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.  “Comparison of riparian and upland forest stand structure and fuel loads in mountain-pine-beetle infested watersheds, southern Rocky Mountains.”
 
April 29:  Robin Reid, Director, Center for Collaborative Conservation, Colorado State University.  “Colorado Conservation Exchange: Building a watershed investment fund for northern Colorado.”