Fall 2017 Seminar Series

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources Seminars are generally held in room 217 of the Thomas Poe Cooper Building. All are welcome to attend.


Sept. 6, 2017 at 1:00 pm in rm 220 (Computer Lab) TPC

Wendy Leuenberger, UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Introductory R


Sept. 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm in rm 220 (Computer Lab) TPC

Wendy Leuenberger, UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Plotting in R


Sept. 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm in rm 220 (Computer Lab) TPC

Wendy Leuenberger, UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Basic analyses in R


Sept. 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm in rm 220 (Computer Lab) TPC

Wendy Leuenberger, UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Data management in R


Oct. 4, 2017 at 1:00 pm in rm 217 TPC

Hamid Hamraz, UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Automated Forest Modeling using Airborne Discrete Return LiDAR Point Clouds


Oct. 11, 2017 from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm at The 90 in room 202

Randy Kolka, U.S. Forest Service - Northern Research Station, Cutting Edge Northern Peatland Reseach at the SPRUCE Experiment: Early Results


Oct. 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm in room 217 TPC

Dr. Danna Baxley, The Nature Conservancy - Director of Conservation, The Nature Conservancy in Kentucky: Landscape Scale Conservation in the Commonwealth


Nov. 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm in room 217 TPC

Dr. Neelam C. Poudyal, The University of Tennessee -  Dept. of Forestry, Wildlife, & Fisheries, Rural community’s perception of surface mining’s impacts on environment and quality of life in Eastern Kentucky


Nov. 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm in room 217 TPC

Dr. Stephen ShifleyU.S. Forest Service - Northern Research Station, The Future of Forests in the Midwest and Northeast, with Particular Attention to Kentucky

 


Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at 12:00-1:00 pm in room 217 TPC

Dr. Susan Day, Virginia Tech, Has Green infrastructure Changed our Approach to Urban Forest Soils?


Nov. 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm in room 217 TPC

William Joiner, Antique River Logs


Recent past seminars

Kyle Howard, Forestry Department Graduate Student Proposal Presentation, The Long Term Impacts of Acid Deposition on Forest Soils in the Daniel Boone National Forest

Kumari Gurung, Forestry Department Graduate Student Proposal Presentation, Evaluation of ecosystem services from the reclamation of mined areas in North Fork Kentucky River Watershed

Zachary Hackworth, Forestry Department Graduate Student Proposal Presentation, Mammalian Herbivory Impacts on Surface Mine Reclamation and Reforestation in Southeastern KY

Ben Rasp, Forestry Department Graduate Student Proposal Presentation, Invasive plant species response to timber harvesting in an Appalachian forest

Jake Hutton, Forestry Department Graduate Student Proposal Presentation, The effects of specific conductance on stream salamander occupancy and allochthony in southeastern Kentucky

Chris Hakkenberg, UNC - Chapel Hill and Rice University, Modeling landscape turnover in vascular plant composition in heterogeneous forests

Anna Conrad, University of Kentucky, The role of phytochemicals in tree stress responses

Demetrio Zourarakis, Kentucky Division of Geographic Information, The Digital Forest: Coping with the Challenges of Geospatial Big Data

Nina Bassuk, Cornell University, Creating a Sustainable Urban Forest: Great Plants and Great Soils

Nic Williamson, University of Kentucky, Urban Forest Initiative: Supporting, Connecting and Activating Urban and Community Forestry in Central Kentucky

Craig Johnston, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Risk Aversion and Risk Seeking in Multi-Criteria Forest Management: A Markov Decision Process Approach

Doug Potter, Forestry Department Graduate Student Proposal Presentation Applied Forest Inventory and Analysis: Ensemble Modeling to Map Tree Species of Interest to Beekeepers in Appalachia