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Spring 2016 Seminar Series

Seminars are Fridays at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, unless otherwise noted. They are held in the Harvard Forest Seminar Room and also can be joined online via webstreaming.

Seminars are free and open to the public; no pre-registration is required.

For additional information, contact Audrey Barker Plotkin (aabarker(at)fas.harvard.edu). 

  • Friday, January 8, -
    Bethany Blakely, Kelly Heilman, and Ann Raiho: Notre Dame University
    PreEuropean vegetation from the Northwoods to the Prairie Peninsula: a trio of short talks
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, January 15, -
    Raj Pandit, Radcliffe Fellow, Harvard University
    Vulnerability to climate change and on-going deforestation have heightened biotic extinctions in the Himalaya
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 5, -
    Emily Silver Huff - USFS Northern Research Station, Forest Inventory and Analysis
    Do family forest owners see forests or trees? Applying the theory of psychological distance to forest landowner research
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 12, -
    Marissa McBride, Harvard Forest
    Use (and abuse) of expert knowledge in environmental decision-making
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 26, -
    Kerry Woods – Bennington College
    More new ideas about old forests from long-term studies: insights from population structure to ecosystem function
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 4, -
    Rodger Krussman –Trust for Public Land; Julie Renaud Evans –Northern Forest Center & Marcy Lyman – Community Forest Collaborative & Harvard Bullard Fellow
    Community Forests: An old idea with new relevance
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 11, -
    Robinson W. Fulweiler, Boston University and Harvard Bullard Fellow
    The terrestrial silica pump – exploring the role of vegetation in altering the flux of Si to the coastal ocean
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Tuesday, March 15, -
    Harvard Forest Annual Ecology Symposium

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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 18, -
    Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University
    Valuation of ecosystem services for environmental decision making in South Florida
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 25, -
    Peter Del Tredici, Arnold Arboretum and Harvard Graduate School of Design
    Aging, rejuvenation and resilience
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 1, -
    Jesse Bellemare – Smith College
    Climate change and forest plant migration: Insights from biogeography and horticulture in the eastern US
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 15, -
    Garrett Meigs, University of Vermont
    Forest disturbance interactions: Do insect outbreaks tax or subsidize the activity of subsequent wildfires?
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 22, -
    Amanda Young, Penn State University
    ‘Site properties, regeneration niche, and climate-growth responses of the high elevation forests of the Northern Japanese Alps’
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 29, -
    David Kittredge, University of Massachusetts and Harvard Bullard Fellow
    The illusion of production: timber productivity from forest in a dynamic suburban-rural environment
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, May 6, -
    Ezra Markowitz – University of Massachusetts
    Leveraging psychological insights to promote conservation
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, May 13, -
    Cory Merow – University of Connecticut
    Linking demography to range dynamics
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, May 20, -
    Marco Keiluweit, University of Massachusetts
    Mineral and redox controls on soil carbon turnover
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Spring Seminar Series
  • Future Events