Spring 2015 Schedule

Tuesdays, 2:00-2:50
Forestry Building, room 127
 
Printable schedule available here.
 
January 27:  Heidi Huber-Stearns, Doctoral Candidate, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University.  “Investments in watershed services: From the Western US to Colorado.”
 
February 3:  Claire Griebenow, Research Associate, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, Colorado State University. “The wildfire risk reduction program: Effectiveness assessment and overview.”
 
February 10:  Shelley Crausbay, Postdoctoral Scholar, Geography Department, University of Hawaii. “The upper elevational limit of tropical montane cloud forests: Past, present, and future.”
 
February 17:  Mike Caggiano, Research Associate, Center for Managing Wildland-Urban Interface Wildfire Risk, Colorado State University. “Home loss in the High Park Fire, a geospatial analysis.”  
 
March 3:  Emma Vakili, Masters Student, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University. “Fuel treatment effects on spatial variability of surface fuels in dry ponderosa pine forests.”
 
March 10:  Margaret Herzog, Tribal Climate Resilience Program GIS Coordinator, Bureau of Indian Affairs. “Bear Creek Watershed: Facilitating collaboration, analyzing complex systems, and building online tools to coordinate active watershed development and transformation.”
 
March 24:  Kurt Mackes, Assistant Professor, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, & Research Scientist, Colorado State Forest Service. "The Colorado Wood Utilization & Marketing Program."
               
March 31:  Sasha Victor, Masters Student, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Colorado State University. “Creating new populations of two threatened Physaria species in Colorado’s Piceance Basin.” 
 
April 7:  Tania Schoennagel, Research Scientist, Department of Geography/Institute of Arctic & Alpine Research (INSTAAR), University of Colorado.  “Disturbance interactions in subalpine forests: Bark beetles and fire.”
 
April 14:  Quy Khuc, Doctoral Candidate, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University.  “Urban household’s willingness-to-pay for forest restoration in uplands to improve water and electricity service in Vietnam.” 

April 21:  Kelly Jones, Assistant Professor, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Colorado State University. “Can land titling and economic incentives curb deforestation? Empirical evidence from Ecuador.”
 
April 28:  Eli Ertl, Masters Student, Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Department, Colorado State University.  “Restoration impacts on understory species in a Colorado Front Range ponderosa pine – Douglas-fir forest.”
 
May 5:  Anita Kennedy, Masters Student, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Colorado State University.  “The role climate of origin plays in determining forb and grass establishment under future climate scenarios.”