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Archived Events

Forest Service Seminar Series

Learn more about markets and payments for ecosystem services from people directly involved in conservation deals, market transactions, new initiatives, research, and development. Cooperative Forestry often invites guest speakers to share their experiences and expertise with the Forest Service and our partners. Our 2006 and 2007 seminar series featured a number of perspectives on valuing ecosystem services.

Past Speakers

ACES and Ecosystem Markets 2012
A Community on Ecosystem Services Linking Science, Practice and Decision Making

December 10-13, 2012
Marriott Harbor Beach,
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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October 23, 2007
Are Trees Necessary for a Healthy Human Habitat?

Frances E. Kuo, Ph.D.
Director, Landscape & Human Health Laboratory, University of Illinois

Download presentation (PDF, 0.8 MB)

September 18, 2007
Bundling Ecosystem Services: Lessons from an industrial forest landowner

Dan Spethmann, Ph.D.
Manager, Investment Programs, New Forests

Download presentation (PDF, 2.3 MB)

August 14, 2007
In Pursuit of Credit Trading: How do we count forest carbon?

Sandra Brown, Ph.D.
Senior Program Officer, Ecosystem Services Unit, Winrock International

Download presentation (PDF, 7.1 MB)

June 19, 2007
Mapping the Value of Nature

Taylor Ricketts, Ph.D.
Director, Conservation Science Program, World Wildlife Fund

Download presentation (PDF, 3.8 MB)

May 22, 2007
Ecosystem Services Markets: The Texas response

Tom Boggus
Associate Agency Director, Texas Forest Service

Download presentation (PDF, 32 MB)

July 18, 2006
Valuing the Priceless: Markets for ecosystem services

Robert Bonnie
Co-Director of the Land, Water, and Wildlife Program Environmental Defense

Download presentation (PDF, 2.1 MB)

June 6, 2006
Aggregate Measures of Ecosystem Services: can we take the pulse of nature?

Laura A. Meyerson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island

Download presentation (PDF, 4.65 MB)


Ecosystem Services: research directions and next steps

Anthony Janetos, Ph.D. Vice President and Robin O'Malley, Project Director, The Heinz Center

Download presentation (PDF, 10.2 MB)

May 10, 2006
Wetlands Restoration and the Emerging Carbon Market

Dick Kempka
Director, Ducks Unlimited (DU) Carbon

Download presentation (PDF, 10.1 MB)

April 18, 2006
Project-based GHG Emission Credits: a market vision and potential roles for forestry and agriculture

Michael Ashford
Deputy Director, The Climate Trust

Download presentation (PDF, 2.6 MB)

March 21, 2006
Ecosystem Services: The need for standardized environmental accounting units

James Boyd, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow and Director, Energy and Natural Resources
Resources for the Future

Download presentation (PDF, 2.7 MB)

January 17, 2006
Ecosystem Services and Investment Opportunities:
The science behind socially responsible investing

Bruce M. Kahn, Ph.D.
Citigroup Global Markets

Learn more about Kahn (PDF, 26 MB)

December 13, 2005
Market Tax Credits for Forestland Conservation

William Ginn

Director, Forest Conservation Program, The Nature Conservancy
Read about Ginn’s new book: Investing in Nature

November 17, 2005
The Environmental Services Payment Program:
A successful story of sustainable development implementation in Costa Rica

Carlos Manuel Rodriguez
Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Rica

Download presentation (PDF, 14.7 MB)

June 21, 2005
Emerging Markets for Ecosystem Services

Sara Scherr, Ph.D.
Director of Ecosystem Services, Forest Trends
Director, Ecoagriculture Partners

Download presentation (PDF, 2.9 MB)

Location: https://www.fs.fed.us/ecosystemservices/events/archive.shtml
Updated: October 7, 2016 9:52 AM