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Winter/Spring 2017 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 27, -
    Klaus Puettmann – Oregon State University & Harvard Bullard Fellow
    Silviculture: Preparing forests and foresters for an uncertain future
    Join seminar online
    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 3, -
    Brenden McNeil - West Virginia University & Harvard Bullard Fellow
    Revisiting ‘The Adaptive Geometry of Trees’ using hyper-remote sensing: implications for ecosystem ecology and global change
    Join seminar online
    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 10, -
    Brian Donahue – Brandeis University
    Sustainable working landscapes--friend or foe?
    Join seminar online
    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, February 17, -
    David King – USDA Forest Service
    Range shifts through time and space inform conservation of birds in the face of climate change
    Join seminar online
    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 3, -
    Christoph Nolte – Boston University
    Protecting more, but where? Spatial drivers of conservation acquisitions in the conterminous U.S.
    Join seminar online
    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 10, -
    Kristin DeBoer – Kestrel Land Trust
    Practical tools for land conservation
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 17, -
    Aaron Ellison – Harvard Forest
    Using large forest plots and codispersion analysis to identify foundation tree species before they disappear
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 24, -
    Walter Carson – University of Pittsburgh & Harvard Bullard Fellow
    On the causes and consequences of region-wide changes in the browsing and disturbance regimes within the Eastern Deciduous Forest Biome
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, March 31, -
    Bill Labich – Highstead
    Expecting the unexpected partners: frontiers in collaborative regional conservation in New England and eastern New York
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 14, -
    Peggi Clouston – University of Masschusetts
    'High-tech timber': SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS-AMHERST
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 21, -
    Jessica Corman – University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Carbon... and what else? Consequences of browning to nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in lakes
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, April 28, -
    Mass DEP & Harvard Forest: Arthur Brook dedication
    Arthur Brook dedication
  • Friday, May 5, -
    J. Morgan Varner – United States Forest Service
    Flammability of North American woodlands and forests
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, May 12, -
    Andrew Stein – Landmark College and CLAWS
    Pride in our prides: an intervention-based approach to lion conservation in northern Botswana
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Friday, May 19, -
    Jamie Lamit - Michigan Technological University
    What's hidden in the bog? Sequencing the peatland microbiome from individual plants to the globe
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    OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • Spring Seminar Series
  • Future Events