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.









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
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


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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