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Join us April 5-9, 2021 for the next series of Forest Service SCIENCEx webinars!
Daily webinars presented by Forest Service scientists and experts will showcase research and best practices for post-disturbance restoration across the country.

The Wildlife Society will allow a maximum of 5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in Category I of the Certified Wildlife Biologist® Renewal/Professional Development Certificate Program for participation in the SCIENCE x Post-Disturbance Restoration webinars (1 CEU for each webinar).

When: April 5-9, 2021 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific / 12 p.m. Mountain / 1:00 p.m. Central / 2:00 p.m. Eastern

These webinars target land managers and are open to all USFS and non-USFS participants.

Schedule & Connection Information:

April 5: SCIENCE x Fire Disturbance (day 1)

Link: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/dvvms-1000/

  • Understanding Post-Wildfire Management Effects on Stand Structure and Woody Fuel Loadings, presented by Morris Johnson
  • Where to Intervene in Wildfire-Altered Forests in California, presented by Jonathan Long
  • Fire-Catalyzed Forest Conversions: Causes, Consequences, and Potential Paths Forward, presented by Sean Parks


April 6: SCIENCE x Fire Disturbance (day 2)

Link: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/dvvms-1000/

  • What Do We Do Now? Extending Forest Restoration to Post-Fire Management in Dry Coniferous Forests, presented by Dave W. Peterson
  • Fire Severity Prediction on the Stanislaus National Forest: Management Implications, presented by Stacy Drury
  • A Demonstration of the Climate Smart Restoration Tool, a User-Friendly Seed Transfer Mapping Tool for Current and Future Climates, presented by Bryce Richardson


April 7: SCIENCE x Flood Disturbance and Erosion

Link: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/dvvms-1000/

  • Multiple Dimensions of Resilience in a Flood-Prone Future: Science Support for Natural Resource Management, presented by Keith Nislow
  • Dirt Goes Downhill: Predicting and Mitigating Watershed Response After Wildfires, presented by Peter R. Robichaud
  • Impacts of Floods on Forest Restoration and Conservation in the Southern U.S., presented by Ge Sun


April 8: SCIENCE x Insect Disturbance

Link: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/dv-500/ Note this is a different link from the other days.

  • Forest Restoration Following Insect Disturbance in Southeastern Forests, presented by Chris Asaro
  • Near and Long-Term Southern Pine Beetle Outbreak Forecasts: Advances in Forest Science, presented by Steve McNulty
  • Bark Beetles in an Era of Megadisturbance: Reducing Impacts and Facilitating Recovery, presented by Jackson Audley


April 9: SCIENCE x Wind Disturbance

Link: https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/dvvms-1000/

  • Microtopography and Tree Regeneration in Northern Hardwoods: Research Results and Ideas for Management, presented by Christel Kern
  • A Primer on Wind Disturbance in Southern Forests: Unanswered Questions and Management Considerations, presented by JT Vogt
  • Silver Linings Playbook: How Windthrow and Salvage Logging can Promote Biodiversity, presented by Alex Royo