2017 Forestry Webinar Series

We are pleased to announce our 2017 webinar series. Each session includes a 45-minute presentation and live questions and answers.

There are two ways to participate: Watch live on your computer for a small fee or with others at a local broadcast site at no charge.

We will record each webinar and post it on the SFEC YouTube Channel. Recordings are typically available within one week of the live broadcast.

Continuing Education Credits: Continuing education credit information will be added below as it becomes available.

Dates, topics, and speakers:

Download the 2017 webinar flyer

Status of Minnesota's Forest Health
Tuesday February 14, 2017
Speaker: Brian Schwingle, MN Department of Natural Resources
Watch the recording here

Two Scales are Better than One: How to Monitor Forests for Adaptive Management Without Breaking the Bank
Tuesday March 21, 2017
Speakers: Meredith Cornett and Mark White, The Nature Conservancy
Watch the recording here

EAB and Minnesota's Ash Resource
Tuesday April 18, 2017
Speakers: Mark Abrahamson, MN Department of Agriculture, and authors of regional ash silviculture library case studies (TBD). Moderated by Marcella Windmuller Campione, UMN Forest Resources Department
Watch the recording here

Life Cycle Assessment – An Essential Tool for Determining Environmental Impacts
Tuesday May 16, 2017 
Speaker: Jim Bowyer, Dovetail Partners, Inc
Watch the recording here

Timber Harvesting and Wildlife Habitat
Tuesday June 20, 2017 
Speaker: Jodie Provost, MN DNR – Wildlife
Watch the recording here

Habitat for Minnesota's Forest-dependent Wildlife: Status and Trends
Tuesday July 18, 2017
Speaker: Mark Nelson, US Forest Service – Forest Inventory and Analysis
Watch the recording here

Ecological Forestry to Promote Healthy Forests
Tuesday August 15, 2017
Speaker: Marcella Windmuller-Campione, UMN Forest Resources Department
Watch the recording here

SFEC at 20: Where We're Going
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Speaker: Eli Sagor, UMN-SFEC
Watch the recording here

Transitioning Black Ash Wetlands to an EAB Infested Future
Tuesday October 17, 2017
Speaker: Brian Palik, US Forest Service, Northern Research Station
Watch the recording here

Even the Healthiest Trees Harbor Fungi that will Eventually Kill Them
Tuesday November 21, 2017 from noon-1pm (Central)
Speakers: Jonathan Schilling, UMN Plant & Microbial Biology
Watch the recording here

Wood Utilization Options for Urban Trees Infested by Invasive Species
Tuesday December 19, 2017 from noon-1pm (Central)
Speakers: Brian Brashaw, US Forest Service and Don Peterson, Sustainable Resources Institute
Watch the recording here

Contact Us

Eli Sagor, SFEC Program Manager
esagor@umn.edu | 218-409-6115

Madison Rodman, SFEC Program Assistant
mrodman@umn.edu | 218-726-6403