Joint Spring Seminar Series 2023 – FRS, ESS, GDPE

Each spring semester, the Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship hosts a course for students in which speakers present their compelling research. The interdisciplinary talks also include speakers invited by the Department of Ecosystem Science & Sustainability and the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, and seminars are open to interested visitors.

For 2023, the theme for the seminars is “Sustaining Socio-Ecological systems into the Future: Adapting our Natural Resource Management to a Changing Climate”

Each talk is planned to be in person from 4 to 5 pm MT with a remote viewing option and recordings will be made available after the event if the speaker permits. Please reach out via email for a virtual link in advance of the talk. 

DatePresenter and AffiliationSeminar TitleSeminar Department and LocationRecordings will be available on the FRS Youtube Page.
January 25, 2023Scott Markwith; Professor in the Department of Geosciences, Florida Atlantic UniversityThe Past and the Future are Behind Us: The Unobservable and Forest and Fuels Management in the SierrasFRS, NR 345Youtube
February 1, 2023Ambika Kamath; Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of ColoradoUngrading, Cross-Disciplinarity, and Other Adventures in Teaching Animal BehaviorGDPE, Biology 136none
February 15, 2023Christy M. McCain; Professor & Curator of Vertebrates, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of ColoradoMammal Responses to Anthropogenic Climate ChangeESS, NR 345Youtube
March 8, 2023Nicole DeCrappeo; Director, North Central and Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Centers, USGSAdvancing Climate Adaptation Science and Practice by Centering Partners' Challenges and NeedsESS, NR 345Youtube
March 22, 2023Emily Stanley; Professor, Center for Limnology and Department of Integrative Biology, University of WisconsinEcological Frontiers: Looking Back to Look ForwardGDPE, Biology 136none
April 5, 2023Christopher Schell; Assistant Professor, University of California, BerkeleyBetween the Lines: Redlining Impacts Wildlife, Society, and the EnvironmentGDPE, Biology 136
April 12, 2023Xiangming Xiao; Professor, Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, Director, Center for Earth Observation and Modeling,
University of Oklahoma
Land Use and Land Cover Change: Data Products, Driving Factors, and ImpactsESS, NR 345
April 27, 2023Morgan Varner; Director of Research & Senior Scientist, Tall TimbersTBAFRS, NR 345