Spring 2019 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.

Seminar will be held on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm in the conference room unless stated otherwise

   

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Allison Davis, UK Forestry and Natural Resources - Spatial Analyses in R: Spatial Objects in the R Environment.


Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Allison Davis, UK Forestry and Natural Resources - Spatial Analyses in R: National Datasets


Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Allison Davis, UK Forestry and Natural Resources - Spatial Analyses in R: Applications. 


Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Andrew Ibach: Growth of two natricine snake species in the presence of snake fungal disease

Anna Branduzzi: Increasing Biodiversity of Native Plants on Mineland Restoration Sites


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Philip Vogel: The effects of a crop-tree release on a white oak stand

Drew White: Assessing competitive food interactions between an invasive species, the Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea), and juvenile freshwater mussels (Unionidae) using a multi-biomarker approach.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Tyler Dreaden: US Forest Service Research Plant Pathologist and Adjunct Faculty, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Richard Cristan. Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Jena Nierman: Effect of cover crops on vole population dynamics

Jordan Winkenbach: Effects of a fire-free interval on forest structure and composition in oak dominated forests in the Daniel Boone National Forest.


Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Gabriel Karns. School of Environment and Natural Resources Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology Laboratory, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Kamana Poudel: Forest Sector Dependence and Economic Well-being of Kentucky Communities

Katherine Love: Assessing the climate water balance model’s ability to represent soil moisture variability and species distribution at fine scales


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Dr. William A. Hopkins, Professor and Director Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation, The Global Change Center at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA


Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Chad Niman: Stave drying and spacing


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Dr. Omkar Joshi. Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.


Recent Past Seminars

Cliff Drouet – U.S. Dept. of Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement - Reforestation of surface-mined lands in Appalachia


Wendy Leuenberger - UK Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources - Introductory R.


Wendy Leuenberger - UK Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources - Plotting in R.


Wendy Leuenberger - UK Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources - Basic analyses in R.


Wendy Leuenberger - UK Dept. of Forestry and Natural Resources - Applied R. 


Rupert Bentley Walls - Tree Week 


Dr. John  Munsell – Virginia Tech, Associate Professor and Forest Management Extension Specialist - Non-timber forest products


Dr. Rajan Parajuli - NC State University, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Forest Economics - Mass Timber Products (CLT):  Overview, current status and future prospects in the U.S.


Dr. James Dyer - Ohio University, Professor, Geography - Witness trees indicate species shifting their realized niches in southern Ohio since settlement.  


Dr. Jason Unrine - UK Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, Associate Professor - Fate of engineered nanomaterials in ecosystems


Cooper Leist - UK Forestry Student - Thailand Summer Experience


Dr. Chengfang Lin - College of Geographic Science, Fujian Normal University, China - Effect of manipulative warming on subsoil CO2 production in a subtropical plantation