Current Forestry Research Webinar Series
Sponsored by the University of California Center for Forestry and Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Forest fuel treatments and other forestry issues will be topics for a series of webinars to be offered by the University of California Center for Forestry and the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources during the winter and spring of 2013. These events will be held monthly to present cutting edge research to professional foresters, landowners, policy makers, and organizations with an interest in forestry issues. Each session is scheduled to begin at 12:10 pm (Pacific) and will run for 30-minutes followed by 20-minutes of open discussion. Scheduled dates and topics are listed below.
Dates and Topics:
December 11th, 2012 - Dr. Matteo Garbelotto - "State of the knowledge on Sudden Oak Death and available treatment options". Read ahead: Garbelotto et al 2007 Phosphite injections and bark applications to control SOD in coast live oak, Webinar recording.
January 28, 2013 – Dr. Scott Stephens – “The ecological effects of fuel treatments and current state of fuel treatments on USFS lands in the Sierra Nevada.”
February 25, 2013 – Dr. Kevin O’Hara – “Advances in multi-aged silviculture”
March 25, 2013 – Dr. Maggi Kelly – “Finding the trees in the forest: using light detection and ranging (lidar) for forest science and management.”
April 22, 2013 - Dr. Rob York - "Gap-based silviculture in mixed conifer forests"
May 20, 2013 – Dr. John Battles – “The population dynamics of dead and dying trees: Managing an important habitat element and carbon pool in Sierran conifer forest.”
June 17, 2013 - Dr. William Stewart - "A Carbon Calculator for Sustainable Forestry Operations."