Yale Forest Forum Lunch Schedule, Spring 2013

The YFF Leadership Seminar Series is a series of informal talks by people working in some aspect of forestry or forest-related enterprise, on the scale from the local (indeed sometimes the molecular) to the global, coming from NGOs, industry, government, academia, and any other profession that touches on forests, trees and the history of their interaction with humans.

With occasional exceptions, talks take place Thursdays at noon, in Marsh Rotunda, 360 Prospect St.  You bring questions, we provide food and beverages.

RSVPs are not required.  However, latecomers may find the food is gone.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RisKumar Dhir, Ph.D.
Research Fellow at the Agrarian Studies Program, Yale University   

Amidst the Throes of Conservation and Development: Strategies, Responses and Transformations of a Nomadic People

 

January 31, 2013

Andrew Taber,
The Mountain Institue

Managing High Mountain Landscapes for Ecological Services and Environmental Security: Challenges and Solutions

 

 February 7, 2013

James Sirch,
Coordinator of Public Education, Yale Peabody Museum

Go Botany: An OnlIne Guide to Flora of New England

 

February 14, 2013

          

Daniel Simberloff, Ph.D.
the Nancy Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Tennessee

Invasive Species:  Views from Dan Simberloff – an informal discussion

 

February 21, 2013

Leila Pinchot, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, The Pinchot Institute for Conservation


American chestnut restoration at the Milford Experimental Forest

     

February 28, 2013

Bill Weber, Ph.D.
International Conservation Consultant and Author

Mountain Gorillas, Parks and People: Conservation in Rwanda

March 7, 2013

Carlos Jaramillo, Ph.D.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Tropical Biodiversity Over Geological Time

   

Recess: no talks March 14 or 21, 2013

March 28, 2013

Arthur Middleton, Ph.D.
Gaylord donnelly postdoctoral fellow, Yale Insitute for Biospheric Studies

Ecology and Management of Recovering Large Carnivores in Greater Yellowstone:  Some Insights from Field Study

April 4, 2013

Ian Starr, '11 M.E.M
Technical Specialist, Climate Program, Rainforest Alliance

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Campbell Moore, '11 MF

Rainforest Alliance, Carbon Expert, RA-Cert

Fact or Fiction?  Practical insights gained from auditing REDD+ at the project level

April 11, 2013

Kevin Robertson, PhD
Fire Ecology Research Scientist
Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy

Tall Timbers Research Station – Conserving forest natural resources through fire and timber management

April 18, 2013

Stephen Lartey Tekpetey, Ph.D.

Sustainable Utilization of Non- Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in a Changing World: A focus on bamboo resources

April 25, 2013

James Hubbard, Deputy Chief, S&PF, USDA Forest Service

Forest Service Next Generation: Prespectives on landscape restoration, community protection, and managing for forest benefits

   

 

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