Brian Palik will discuss climate adaptation approaches designed to sustain ecosystem services into the future, including timber production. As one of the original developers of the ASCC adaptation framework, Brian will cover research results of interest to stakeholders having timber (or revenue) production as primary objectives. Click here to register.
On July 19th, John Du Plissis with the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) talked about the ForCAST tool that integrates forest productivity, ecosystem services, and economic information; view the tool and check out the recording here. We will also be holding a workshop to "look under the hood" and get hands-on experience on September 29th.
Join SFEC and the Minnesota Logger Education Program (MLEP) at our joint workshop on incorporating wildlife perspectives into timber sale design in Aitkin, MN on Tuesday, November 1. Check out the event page here.
Just over ten years ago, the Pagami Creek Fire burned about 93,000 acres in the Boundary Waters Wilderness east of Ely. Most of that area burned in just a few days during a wind-driven run of surprising speed and extent. Previously scheduled for April, this two-day symposium will be held in Ely on October 12th and 13th and feature both indoor presentations and outdoor events. View the event page here for more details and to register for this event.
Since 1970, forest bird populations have declined by 1.2 billion; Alexis Grinde with the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) talked about three bird species in particular and how forest managers could facilitate early successional habitat for these birds. Check out the event page for a recording.