Location: Fralin Auditorium
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Refreshments starting at 9:30 a.m.
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January 19, 2018:
Jill Derwin
- Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Tree Canopy Cover Estimation: A comparison of methods using Multi-Temporal Landsat  Data

January 26, 2018:
Ergin C. Cankaya - Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Seeking a better way to calibrate FVS growth and yield prediction in Virginia
Tyler Weiglein - Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: A Continental-Scale Investigation of Factors Affecting Soil Organic Matter Vulnerability to Decomposition

February 2, 2018:
Dr. Andrés Peralta Tapia
- Virginia Tech FREC Post-Doc
Title: Active and lazy soils, when does it happen?

February 9, 2018: Mr. Robert Farrell -  State Forester of Virginia
Title:
The role of the Virginia Department of Forestry in addressing challenges faced by the State's forests

February 16, 2018:
Sheng-I Yang
Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Comparison of two diameter-based measures for estimation of stand carrying capacity
Corey GreenVirginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Forest inventory simulation and projection comparisons

February 23, 2018:
Leah Fitchett
- Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: The role of volunteer organizations in environmental management: a case study of lake associations
Joshua Rady - Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Managing Forests for Climate Part 2

March 2, 2018:
Dr. Margaret Palmer
University of Maryland
Title: Restoration from Streams to Wetlands: Can we restore and should we?

March 16, 2018:
Dr. Scott Bailey
U.S. Forest Service, Hubbard Brook Experimental Station
Title: What if the Hubbard Brook Weirs Had Been Built Somewhere Else? Spatial Patterns in Stream Chemistry, Forest Soils, and Watershed Export

March 23, 2018:
Johanna Arredondo
Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Developing an Empirical Basis for Assessing the Sustainability of Campsites

Fletcher Meadema - Trail Science: Developing an Empirical Basis for the Application of Trail Slope Alignment Angle and Slope Ratio in the Design of Sustainable Trails

March 30, 2018:
Jake Diamond
- Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Terrestrial Laser Scanning Reveals Wetland Microtopographic Structure and Function
Delie Wilkens
Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Silvopasture adoption among Virginia's Livestock Producers

April 6, 2018:
Bettina Ring
- Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
Title: TBA

April 13, 2018:
Ray Ludwig
- Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Ecosystem Variation at the Great Dismal Swamp
John Bezdek - Counsel at Dentons
Title:
TBA

April 20, 2018:
Sam Scott
- Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Water quality trading in agroforestry: layering conservation incentives in Virginia
Amy Blood - Virginia Tech FREC Graduate Student
Title: Comparing species diversity from disparate data sources: the case of urban and peri-urban forests