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)
- 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)
- 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
- 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
- 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