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204 Nutting Hall

Orono, ME United States

April 2016

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April 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Hosted by : Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology

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“Conserving Small Natural Features With Large Ecological Roles”

April 11, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by:  Malcolm Hunter & Aram Calhoun, University of Maine Hosted by : Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology

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“Harvest, Seasonal Survival, and Drumming Ecology of Ruffed Grouse in Central Maine, USA”

April 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by: Samantha Davis Hosted by:  Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology, Plum Creek Conference Room  

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Distinguished Alumnus Award Speaker

April 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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TBA Hosted by : Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology

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“Large Whales and Humans: Evolving Interactions in Dynamic Alaskan Waters”

April 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by:  Kate Wynne, Alaska Sea Grant Hosted by: Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology  

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TBA

April 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by: Cory Mosby, MDIFW Hosted by : Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology

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“Building a Program as a State Furbearer and Small Mammal Biologist, Year One.”

April 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by: Cory Mosby, Maine IF&W Hosted by: Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology

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May 2016

“Improving Fire Behavior Modeling Through Remote Sensing”

May 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by: Dr. Scott Goodrick, Research Meteorologist, USDA Forest Service - Southern Research Station Hosted by: The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series Plum Creek Room

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“Anticipating the Future from the Past: How Tree-Rings Can Inform NE American Native Tree Response to Climate Change”

May 23, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by:  Dr. Johann Housset, Université du Québec à Montréal Hosted by:  Dr. Brian Roth, Cooperative Forestry Research Unit   Plum Creek Room

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July 2016

“Outcome-Based Forestry: A Case Study of the First Private Landowner’s Implementation of an Alternative to Maine’s Forest Practices Act”

July 25, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by: Jonathan Doty, M.F. Candidate Hosted by: Dr. Robert Wagner, Director, Cooperative Forestry Research Unit  

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August 2016

Dissertation Defense: “Development of Eco-Friendly Composite Foam Boards for Thermal Insulation and Packaging Purposes Using Cellulose Nanofibrils (CNF)”

August 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by: Nadir Yildirim, Ph. D. Candidate   Advisor: Stephen Shaler, Professor & Director of School of Forest Resources and Associate Director of Advanced Structures and Composites Center

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September 2016

“”Drones, Lasers and Images: Remote Sensing to Manage Hardwoods Better at the Northern Hardwoods Research Institute”

September 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by:  Eduardo Bittencourt, Research Chair in Precision Forestry, Northern Hardwoods Research Institute Hosted by: The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series

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October 2016

What is Lidar and how can we use it for Natural Resource Management?

October 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by:  Brent Mitchell, Lidar Specialist & Contract Leader, RedCastle Resources, Inc. Hosted by: The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. The Series is possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation…

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Innovative ways of looking at predation on salmonids

October 17, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Sean Hayes NOAA Innovative ways of looking at predation on salmonids 10/17/2016 at 12:00 PM Room 204 Nutting Hall   Please contact Alejandro Molina Moctezuma (alejandro.molina@maine.edu) to make arrangements to meet with the speaker. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Kris Hoffmann at 978.660.7991 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least two days before the program…

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November 2016

MS Defense: Characteristics of Old-growth Cedar

November 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Species distribution models: Causes, consequences, and potential solutions for residual spatial autocorrelation

November 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Andrew Allyn from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute will be speaking about the dilemmas posed by spatial autocorrelation in species distribution models and some potential approaches to dealing with them. Andrew's areas of expertise include ecological statistics and marine bird ecology. If you'd like the chance to talk to Andrew one-on-one about his work or your own, please make arrangements with Aly McKnight (alyson.mcknight@maine.edu).

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Regeneration management procedures within an expanding-gap experimental silvicultural system in central Maine, U.S.A.

November 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources Presents... Michael Pounch M.F. Candidate Regeneration management procedures within an expanding-gap experimental silvicultural system in central Maine, U.S.A. All are welcome! Host: Robert Seymour Curtis Hutchins Professor of Silviculture

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Lidar-based Forest Inventory: From the Stand Level to the Globe

November 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Presented by:  Sean Healey | Research Ecologist | USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station Hosted by: The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. The Series is possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust. If you are a person with a disability and need an…

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Lidar-based Forest Inventory: From the Stand Level to the Globe

November 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series Lidar-based Forest Inventory: From the Stand Level to the Globe Sean Healey Research Ecologist,USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station Wednesday November 30, 2016 12:00 pm Plum Creek Room (RM 204) Nutting Hall The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. Made possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands…

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January 2017

Seminar: Forest Management and the Expanding Global Forest Carbon Sink

January 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources Presents…. Dr. Brent Sohngen Professor, Environmental & Resource Economics The Ohio State University Forest Management and the Expanding Global Forest Carbon Sink All are welcome! January 27, 2017 Room 204 Nutting Hall 12:00-1:00 PM Abstract: Despite deforestation and the conversion of forests to agricultural uses globally, the IPCC suggests that the net carbon sink globally amounts to around 1.5-2.0 Pg C per year.  In the US, forests sequester around 0.2 Pg C per year.  Much…

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February 2017

Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology Seminar

February 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas (PARCAs): Applying quantitative approaches and expert opinion to identify conservation areas and evaluate vulnerability. Dr. Cynthia Loftin USGU Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

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Mapping understories: lessons from Arctic and boreal Alaska – Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series

February 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Peter Nelson Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and Environmental Studies University of Maine - Fort Kent The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting-edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. Made possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust

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The Future of US Forest Service Research and Development in Northern Forests – Barbara Wheatland Seminar

February 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Christopher Woodall Project Leader Northern Forest Science and Applications, USFS Northern Research Station The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting-edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. Made possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust

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March 2017

Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology Seminar

March 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Conservation behavior: a fearful perspective Dr. Daniel Blumstein University of California, Los Angeles

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Earth’s Dynamic Forests: Pushing the Limits of Change Detectability with Remote Sensing

March 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map
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Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Earth’s Dynamic Forests: Pushing the Limits of Change Detectability with Remote Sensing Warren Cohen, Research Forester for the USDA Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station & Courtesy Professor, Oregon State University The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting-edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. Made possible with generous support from the Maine…

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Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology Seminar

March 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The impact of lakeshore housing development on carnivore distribution in Northern Wisconsin. Daniel Haskell Michigan Tech University

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M.S. Defense Seminar: Dam Removal and Fish Passage Improvement Influence Fish Assemblages in the Penobscot River, Maine

March 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Conservation Biology Presents: Jonathan Watson M.S. Defense Seminar Dam Removal and Fish Passage Improvement Influence Fish Assemblages in the Penobscot River, Maine   If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Jonathan Watson (803)-429-3751 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least two days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will…

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April 2017

Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology Seminar

April 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Disturbing rattlesnakes: how landscape disturbances affect timber rattlesnake populations Dr. Christopher Howey Pennsylvania State University

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Book lecture: Toward a Natural Forest, The Forest Service in Transition

April 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map
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The School of Forest Resources presents: Jim Furnish, US Forest Service Deputy Chief (Ret.), will share selections from his memoir with open discussion to follow about implications for forest management. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Cindy Paschal, as early as possible at 581-2841 or cpaschal@maine.edu to discuss your needs.

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Whale Biology Seminar, Dr. Mark Baumgartner of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

April 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Whale Biology Dr. Mark Baumgartner Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

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Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology Seminar

April 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Camera trapping and occupancy approaches to large-scale monitoring of marten and fisher populations Bryn Evans

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Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology Seminar

April 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Grassland bird ecology and conservation Dr. Noah Perlut University of New England

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May 2017

Proposal Seminar: Hydropower and Fish Passage: Agency Decision Making in the FERC Relicensing Process

May 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of  Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Sarah Vogel Master's student "Hydropower and Fish Passage: Agency Decision Making in the FERC Relicensing Process"

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Thesis defense: Assessing Snowshoe Hare Populations through Incidental Capture: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis

May 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Brock Sandrock Master's of Wildlife Conservation Assessing Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) Populations through Incidental Capture: A Spatio-Temporal Analysis

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Thesis defense – The paradigm of engagement: Integrating social science and extension outreach to engage beginning family forest owners

May 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources Presents Ian Anderson M.S. Defense The paradigm of engagement: Integrating social science and extension outreach to engage beginning family forest owners Committee: Jessica Leahy, John Daigle, Tian Guo, & Andy Shultz

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June 2017

Rural women’s perception of environmental degradation: a case study of Amhara, Ethiopia

June 21, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources Presents Tizezew Shimekach Sisay M.S. Defense Rural women's perception of environmental degradation: a case study of Amhara, Ethiopia Committee: Drs. Jessica Leahy, Shawn Fraver, Mazie Hough and Margaret Lowman

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July 2017

Forest Products Trucking Industry in Maine: Opportunities and Challenges

July 17, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources presents Anil Koirala M.S. Thesis Defense Presentation Host: Dr. Anil Raj Kizha, Committee Chair   If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Cindy Paschal, School of Forest Resources, as early as possible at 581-2841 or cpaschal@maine.edu to discuss your needs.

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Impacts of wildlife habitat regulations on forest management: Economic and spatial analysis of deer wintering areas

July 21, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources presents Karin Bothwell M.S. Thesis Defense Presentation Host: Dr. Mindy Crandall, Advisory Committee Chair   If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Cindy Paschal, School of Forest Resources, as early as possible at 581-2841 or cpaschal@maine.edu to discuss your needs.

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September 2017

Carbon cycle complexity on land and in the air: Challenges and solutions

September 13, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Kenneth Davis | Professor of Meteorology | Penn State The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. Made possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please…

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Unisexual Salamanders: The Evolution and Ecology of Strange Reproduction

September 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Dr. Robert Denton University of Connecticut

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Forestry in Chile: Past, Present, and Future

September 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources presents Dr. Christian Salas Universidad de La Frontera Temuco, Chile If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Cindy Paschal, School of Forest Resources, as early as possible at 581-2841 or cpaschal@maine.edu to discuss your needs.

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Risk Perceptions of Metallic Mineral Mining in Maine

September 26, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Thesis Defense Andrew Morgan Event Host: Dr. Sandra de Urioste-Stone For more information or a disability accommodation, please contact Dr. Sandra de Urioste-Stone at sandra.de@maine.edu or 581-2885.

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October 2017

Proposal Seminar: Characterizing Poaching as a Threat to Giraffe in Northern Kenya

October 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Kirstie Rupert UMaine

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Past, Present, and Future of Kirtland’s Warbler Conservation

October 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Dr. Nathan Cooper Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center

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Is terrestrial net primary production a planetary boundary for the carbon cycle?

October 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Steven Running | Regents Professor of Ecology | University of Montana The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. Made possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this…

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Is terrestrial net primary production a planetary boundary for the carbon cycle?

October 18, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents: Steven Running Regents Professor of Ecology University of Montana Steven W. Running received his Ph.D. in Forest Ecology from Colorado State University, and has been with the University of Montana, Missoula since 1979, where he is a University Regents Professor of Global Ecology. His primary research interest is the development of global and regional ecosystem biogeochemical models integrating remote sensing with bioclimatology and terrestrial ecology. He is the Land Team Leader for the NASA…

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Use of stable isotopes to investigate the dietary responses of bears to a changing environment

October 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Dr. Jack Hopkins Unity College

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Phylodynamics of Pathogen Transmission in Multi-host Wildlife Disease Systems

October 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Dr. Pauline Kamath UMaine

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November 2017

Spatial Processes in Ecology, and the Statistical Models for Measuring Them

November 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Dr. Chris Sutherland UMass Amherst- Department of Env. Conservation

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Spatial Processes in Ecology, and the Statistical Models for Measuring Them

November 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Dr. Chris Sutherland UMass Amherst, Department of Environmental Conservation

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Designing a climate-resilient conservation network for reptiles and amphibians in the northeastern United States

November 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Cynthia Loftin | Unit Leader and Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology | USGS Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit & Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology | University of Maine The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. Made possible with generous support from…

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Ecology and Conservation of Ungulate Migration Amid Changing Landscapes

November 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Dr. Matthew Kauffman University of Wyoming - Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit Leader

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Long-term Sustainability of Northern Mixedwood Management: Spatial and Temporal Aspects of Forest Productivity

November 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Bethany Muñoz Ph.D. Defense  

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December 2017

Assessment of Aerial Survey Acquisition Methods for Generating Forest Inventory Models

December 1, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources Presents David Sandilands M.S. Defense If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call Cindy Paschal, School of Forest Resources, as early as possible at 581-2841 or cpaschal@maine.eduto discuss your needs.

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Wow, I didn’t know remote sensing could do that!

December 6, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Nicholas Coops | Associate Dean, Research and Innovation & Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing | University of British Columbia The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. Made possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust. If you are a person with a…

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February 2018

Phylodynamics of Pathogen Transmission in Multi-host Wildlife Disease Systems

February 5, 2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Pauline Klamath University of Maine Host: Sara Boone Please contact the speaker’s respective host to make arrangements to meet with speakers. Sara Boone: sara.wendt@maine.edu (414) 750-0424 Brandon Boxler: brandon.boxler@maine.edu (808) 230-7099 Scott Lindemann: scott.lindemann@maine.edu (425) 503-8528 If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call or text Scott Lindemann (425) 503-8528 to discuss your needs.  Receiving requests for accommodations at least…

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Proposal Seminars: Deer in the Headlights- Examining the Social Psychological Processes of Illicit Behaviors with Wildlife and Getting Over the Dam: Overcoming Institutional Barriers to the Recovery of Atlantic Salmon by Navigating the Social-Science/Policy Interface

February 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Elyse DeFranco & Melissa Flye University of Maine If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call or text Scott Lindemann (425) 503-8528 to discuss your needs.  Receiving requests for accommodations at least 2 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

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March 2018

Lessons Learned From Efforts to Rebuild Anadromous Alewife Populations in Downeast Maine

March 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Chris Bartlett Maine Sea Grant Host: Scott Lindemann Please contact the speaker’s respective host to make arrangements to meet with speakers. Sara Boone: sara.wendt@maine.edu (414) 750-0424 Brandon Boxler: brandon.boxler@maine.edu (808) 230-7099 Scott Lindemann: scott.lindemann@maine.edu (425) 503-8528 If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call or text Scott Lindemann (425) 503-8528 to discuss your needs.  Receiving requests for accommodations at least 2…

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Proposal Seminars: Bicknell’s Thrush Distribution and Habitat Use on Commercial Forests in Maine and Migration Ecology of American Woodcock in the Eastern United States

March 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Kaitlyn Wilson & Alex Fish University of Maine If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call or text Scott Lindemann (425) 503-8528 to discuss your needs.  Receiving requests for accommodations at least 2 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

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State of the Carbon Cycle of North America

March 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Richard Birdsey Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Research Center The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern.  The seminar series is possible thanks to generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust. Questions or for further details, please contact: Tony Guay - anthony.p.guay@maine.edu or Dan Hayes -…

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Population Ecology and Summer Habitat Selection of Mule Deer in the White Mountains: Implications of Changing Landscapes and Variable Climate

March 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Sabrina Morano UMaine Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology

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USGS Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Coordination Committee Meeting

March 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents USGS Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Coordination Committee Meeting If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call or text Scott Lindemann (425) 503-8528 to discuss your needs.  Receiving requests for accommodations at least 2 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

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April 2018

Prairie-Pothole Wetlands: Climate Change is Forcing a Reconsideration of Our Conceptual Understanding

April 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Dave Mushet US Geological Survey Host: Scott Lindemann Please contact the speaker’s respective host to make arrangements to meet with speakers. Sara Boone: sara.wendt@maine.edu (414) 750-0424 Brandon Boxler: brandon.boxler@maine.edu (808) 230-7099 Scott Lindemann: scott.lindemann@maine.edu (425) 503-8528 If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call or text Scott Lindemann (425) 503-8528 to discuss your needs.  Receiving requests for accommodations at least…

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Aldo Leopold and Resilience in a Time of Rapid Change

April 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Curt Meine The Aldo Leopold Foundation Host: Brandon Boxler Please contact the speaker’s respective host to make arrangements to meet with speakers. Sara Boone: sara.wendt@maine.edu (414) 750-0424 Brandon Boxler: brandon.boxler@maine.edu (808) 230-7099 Scott Lindemann: scott.lindemann@maine.edu (425) 503-8528 If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call or text Scott Lindemann (425) 503-8528 to discuss your needs.  Receiving requests for accommodations at…

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Forestry in the 21st Century

April 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources presents its 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Dan Christensen Director, Hancock Natural Resource Group Industrial forestry has evolved from being a raw material supply for mills to having to compete in the broader global capital markets. What are the macro drivers? Who currently owns the industrial forests? Sustainability – why is this important? Renewable energy – can forestry impact? Financial returns – how is forestry doing? The world is ever changing and forestry needs to continually adapt.…

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Remote sensing techniques for detection and diagnosis of vegetation stress or damage

April 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Parinaz Rahimzadeh Assistant Research Professor of Remote Sensing School of Forest Resources, University of Maine The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. This seminar series is made possible with generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable Trust. Questions or for further details, please contact: Tony…

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Monarchs in a Changing World: Potential Impacts of Climate Change on an Iconic Migratory Insect

April 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Karen Oberhauser University of Wisconsin Host: Brandon Boxler Please contact the speaker’s respective host to make arrangements to meet with speakers. Sara Boone: sara.wendt@maine.edu (414) 750-0424 Brandon Boxler: brandon.boxler@maine.edu (808) 230-7099 Scott Lindemann: scott.lindemann@maine.edu (425) 503-8528 If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call or text Scott Lindemann (425) 503-8528 to discuss your needs.  Receiving requests for accommodations at least…

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Monarchs in a Changing World: Potential Impacts of Climate Change on an Iconic Migratory Insect

April 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents… Dr. Karen Oberhauser University of Wisconsin Please contact Brandon Boxler (brandon.boxler@maine.edu; 808.230.7099) to make arrangements to meet with the speaker

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State of the Carbon Cycle of North America

April 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Richard Birdsey Senior Scientist | Woods Hole Research Center Questions or for further details, please contact: Tony Guay - anthony.p.guay@maine.edu or Dan Hayes - daniel.j.hayes@maine.edu The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. This series is possible thanks to generous support from the Maine Timberlands Charitable…

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Proposal Seminars: Small Mammal Predation and Seed Dispersal and Monarch Butterfly Fall Migration Stop-Over Locations

April 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Sara Wendt & Brandon Boxler University of Maine If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate in this program, please call or text Scott Lindemann (425) 503-8528 to discuss your needs.  Receiving requests for accommodations at least 2 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however all requests will be considered.

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May 2018

Hierarchical models for sparsely sampled high-dimensional LiDAR and forest variables: An interior Alaska FIA case study

May 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Andrew Finley Associate Professor of Forest Management and Modeling Michigan State University Questions or for further details, please contact: Tony Guay - anthony.p.guay@maine.edu or Dan Hayes - daniel.j.hayes@maine.edu The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series seeks to recruit prominent speakers on advanced, cutting edge research and applications of remote sensing and associated geospatial technology that relate to forestry, conservation, climate change, or other areas of concern. This series is possible thanks to generous support from the…

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Past, Present and Future of Maine’s Pulp and Paper Industry

May 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources and School of Economics present Ariel Listo M.S. Defense - School of Economics Ariel’s thesis defense will provide a historical overview of one of the most important manufacturing sectors in Maine, discuss the current state of the industry, analyze the impacts of environmental regulations on the sector, and explore the feasibility of potential wood-based biofuel refineries developments as a step forward. Host: Dr. Adam Daigneault, School of Forest Resources, University of Maine

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June 2018

Nitrogen Cycling During a Period of Environmental Change

June 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

Kaizad Patel Doctoral Dissertation Defense  

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July 2018

Forest disturbance detection and aboveground biomass modeling using moderate-resolution, time-series satellite imagery

July 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The School of Forest Resources presents John Kilbride MS Defense: In partial fulfillment of the requirements for an MS in Forest Resources Hosts: Dr. Shawn Fraver & Dr. Daniel Hayes, School of Forest Resources

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September 2018

Birds and Bioenergy: Community values and avian protection within a cross-national context

September 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Kathy Halvorsen Michigan Technological University   Host: Amber Roth Please contact the speaker’s host (Francesca Gundrum: francesca.gundrum@maine.edu/(518) 429-9830 , Elyse DeFranco: elyse.defranco@maine.edu/(805) 617-5072, Sarah Vogel sarah.vogel@maine.edu/(931) 216-0478 to make arrangements to meet with speakers.

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Birds and Bioenergy: Community Values and Avian Protection within a Cross-national Context

September 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Kathy Halvorsen Michigan Technological University Please contact Amber Roth (amber.roth@maine.edu; 1-2856) or Jessica Leahy (jessica.leahy@maine.edu; 1-2834) to make arrangements to meet with the speaker.

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The Penobscot River Restoration Project and the Power of Native American Tribal Collaboration for Conservation

September 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents John Banks Penobscot Nation DNR   Host: Francesca Gundrum Please contact the speaker’s host (Francesca Gundrum: francesca.gundrum@maine.edu/(518) 429-9830 , Elyse DeFranco: elyse.defranco@maine.edu/(805) 617-5072, Sarah Vogel sarah.vogel@maine.edu/(931) 216-0478 to make arrangements to meet with speakers.

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October 2018

Range shifts through time and space inform conservation of birds in the face of climate change

October 1, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. David King USFS Massachusetts Host: Sarah Vogel Please contact the speaker’s host (Francesca Gundrum: francesca.gundrum@maine.edu/(518) 429-9830 , Elyse DeFranco: elyse.defranco@maine.edu/(805) 617-5072, Sarah Vogel sarah.vogel@maine.edu/(931) 216-0478 to make arrangements to meet with speakers.

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Process-based modeling of spruce budworm dispersal and disturbance

October 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Barbara Wheatland Seminar Series presents Brian Sturtevant Research Landscape Ecologist Northern Research Station | US Forest Service Speaker bio: Dr. Brian Sturtevant is a Research (Landscape) Ecologist with Northern Research Station of the US Forest Service, working out of the Institute for Applied Ecosystem Studies in Rhinelander, Wisconsin for the past 17 years.  He earned a B.S. in Natural Resources Management from Rutgers University (1992), an M.S. in Wildlife Ecology from Utah State University (1996), and a Ph.D. in…

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Winter ecology of Kirtland’s Warbler: Setting the state for carryover effects

October 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Joe Wunderle USFS Puerto Rico Host: Francesca Gundrum Please contact the speaker’s host (Francesca Gundrum: francesca.gundrum@maine.edu/(518) 429-9830 , Elyse DeFranco: elyse.defranco@maine.edu/(805) 617-5072, Sarah Vogel sarah.vogel@maine.edu/(931) 216-0478 to make arrangements to meet with speakers.

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Proposal Seminar: Wild turkey population ecology across land use gradients in Maine

October 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Matt Gonnerman University of Maine

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Functional connectivity conservation: linking Andean bear conservation and landscape-scale decision making

October 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Angela Fuller Cornell University Host: Francesca Gundrum Please contact the speaker’s host (Francesca Gundrum: francesca.gundrum@maine.edu/(518) 429-9830 , Elyse DeFranco: elyse.defranco@maine.edu/(805) 617-5072, Sarah Vogel sarah.vogel@maine.edu/(931) 216-0478 to make arrangements to meet with speakers.

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November 2018

Conservation and Development Interventions at the Wildlife-Livestock Interface

November 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Philip Nyhus Colby College Host: Elyse DeFranco Please contact the speaker’s host (Francesca Gundrum: francesca.gundrum@maine.edu/(518) 429-9830 , Elyse DeFranco: elyse.defranco@maine.edu/(805) 617-5072, Sarah Vogel sarah.vogel@maine.edu/(931) 216-0478 to make arrangements to meet with speakers.

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Conserving non-migratory birds in the United States: where has a century without the Migratory Bird Treaty Act taken us?

November 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Dr. Erik Blomberg University of Maine  

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December 2018

Battle Over Black Bears: Investigating perceptions of the 2014 black bear hunting referendum in Maine & Responses of marten populations to 30 years of habitat change in commercially managed landscapes of northern Maine

December 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
204 Nutting Hall Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology presents Proposal Seminars: Francesca Gundrum: Battle Over Black Bears: Investigating perceptions of the 2014 black bear hunting referendum in Maine Kirstin Fagan: Responses of marten populations to 30 years of habitat change in commercially managed landscapes of northern Maine  

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