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Webinars

Spatial Demography in the Natural Resource Management Context

Rebecca Rasch (USFS Presidential Management Fellow) provided a brief overview of recent social science research which applies spatial demographic techniques to answer natural resource management questions. Topics included: considering social vulnerability in climate change adaptation policy decisions, linking intergenerational changes in Wilderness values and preferences for Wilderness management, and the effects of urbanization and climate change on use of protected natural areas.

Social Vulnerability Webinar Series

The Social Vulnerability Webinar Series: Communities, Climate Change, and National Forests explored community vulnerability to climate change and how natural resource managers can integrate social vulnerability assessment into planning and decision-making. The Social Vulnerability Webinar Series was sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station’s Human Dimensions Science Program and the University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation.

Human-side of Restoration Webinar Series

The Human-side of Restoration Webinar Series explored how human communities and individual values, public opinions, and social structures interface with ecological restoration. The series allowed experts from the Rocky Mountain Research Station, other government research organization, universities, and management communities to share their insights and experiences with the “people part” of restoration.

Future Forests Webinar Series

The Future Forests Webinar Series facilitated dialogue between scientists and managers about the challenges and opportunities created by the mountain pine beetle (MPB) epidemic. The series consisted of six webinar facilitated by the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station, the Northern and Rocky Mountain Regions, and the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute.

Invasive Plants — Issues, Challenges, and Discoveries Webinar Series

The USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station hosted a webinar series, Invasive Plants — Issues, Challenges, and Discoveries Webinar Series, to provide attendees with cutting-edge information about invasive plants and their management. This webinar series was sponsored by the Station’s Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystems Science Program.

Drill Comparisons for Seeding in the Great Basin

Drill Comparisons for Seeding in the Great Basin. Webinar, Great Basin Fire Science Exchange,  20 December 2013.

Post-Fire Seeding Methods for Establishing Diverse Native Communities In the Great Basin

Post-Fire Seeding Methods for Establishing Diverse Native Communities In the Great Basin. Webinar, Great Basin Fire Science Exchange, 4 March 2015.