The Forest and Wildlife Ecology Seminar speaker schedule.
Seminars are held Fridays from 3:00-4:00pm during the fall and spring semesters, unless otherwise noted. Seminars are free and open to the public. They are held in Room 184 Russell Labs, 1630 Linden Drive, Madison.
Click on each speaker’s name for more information about them. Click on a title to watch the video of the seminar.
|Fabian Scheider||NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory||Mapping forest functional diversity and ecosystem functioning using remote sensing and ecological modeling|
|Dave MacFarland||WI-DNR||Navigating the Intersection of Wildlife Science and Policy|
|Van Butsic||University of California - Berkeley||Cannabis: Environmental threat or the next frontier in sustainable agriculture?|
|Thea Whitman||UW-Madison||From Wildfires to Biochar: Pyrophilous Soil Microbes and the Carbon Cycle|
|Jalene LaMontagne||DePaul University||Population Ecology: Continental synchrony in mast seeding to urban ecology|
|Graham Banes||UW-Madison Vet Med School/Henry Vilas Zoo||Outbreeding depression in orang-utans: Is it real and does it kill?|
|Mike Dietze||Boston University||Solving the challenge of predicting nature: how close are we and how do we get there?|
|David Post||Yale University||Migrating wildebeest and raging hippos on Kenya's Mara River|
|None||Wisconsin Ecology Spring Symposium|
|Sep 21||Erika Marin-Spiotta||University of Madison||Out of sight, out of mind? Belowground carbon response to landscape disturbance|
|Sep 28||Sam Cushman||Forest Service, Flagstaff, AZ||Integrating connectivity modeling, landscape genetics, and scenario analysis in conservation planning|
|Oct 5||Karen Oberhauser||UW Arboretum||Monarchs, milkweed, and citizen monitoring: Setting conservation targets with messy data|
|Oct 12||Wisconsin Ecology Fall Symposium|
|Oct 19||Ben Zuckerberg||University of Madison||Disappearing winter refugia in a warming world|
|Oct 26||Dan Linder||Forest Service, Madison, WI||Portrait of a Killer: Tracking the fungus that is decimating North American bat populations|
|Nov 2||Jed Meunier||Wisconsin DNR, Madison, WI||Maintaining resilient landscapes in the Lake States requires re-evaluating fire history|
|Nov 9||David Lewis||Oregon State University||Climate, adaptation, and the value of forestland: A national Ricardian analysis of the United States|
|Nov 16||David Post||Yale University||Migrating Wildebeest and Raging Hippos on Kenya's Mara River|