Forestry Webinars - Archived List
Following is a list of all archived webinars for Forestry Webinars
- Developing adaptive silvicultural strategies in the context of climate change [View Now]
Mar 27, 2013 12:00 pm
This webinar will discuss the adaptive silvicultural planning process to guide forest managers through the process of incorporating climate change into natural resource management. Case studies and a science-management partnership will be highlighted....
- Income Tax on Timber For Your 2012 Tax Return Filing [View Now]
Feb 13, 2013 12:00 pm
This webinar will cover tax reporting on timber transactions as well as the latest sweeping tax law changes from the “fiscal cliff” package...
- Succession Planning: The Role of the Natural Resource Professional [View Now]
Oct 24, 2012 12:00 pm
Millions of acres of family-owned lands in the United States will change hands within the next decade, many of these transfers happening with little, if any, planning. Succession planning is the process of setting up a fair and smooth transition between a landowner and the future owners of their property. Natural resource professionals, particularl...
- The Restoration of the American Chestnut [View Now]
Oct 17, 2012 12:00 pm
The American chestnut [Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh.] was one of the most abundant and important tree species of the eastern deciduous forest of North America for thousands of years, until decimated by chestnut blight, a disease caused by an exotic fungus [Cryphonectria parasitica (Murr.) Barr]. Come learn about some of the recent progress made ...
- A Practical Field Guide for Designing Conservation Buffers [View Now]
Oct 10, 2012 12:00 pm
In this webinar, participants will learn how to use evidence-based guidelines for designing vegetative buffers as presented in the publication Conservation Buffers: Design Guidelines for Buffers, Corridors, and Greenways, a guide created for field professionals. Each guideline describes a specific way that a buffer can be applied to protect soil, i...
- Facets of Environmental Justice: Socially Vulnerable Communities and Engaging Latino Communities [View Now]
Sep 26, 2012 12:00 pm
Natural resource management agencies and organizations are increasingly implementing strategies to achieve environmental justice in programs, policies, planning, and public participation. But, what is environmental justice exactly? Join this webinar session to learn how environmental justice issues go beyond disproportionate exposure to environment...
- Urban Tree Risk and Disasters: Assessment, Planning and Recovery [View Now]
Sep 18, 2012 3:00 pm
Has your city or county taken steps to reduce your urban tree vulnerability in the next big disaster? This webinar will share collaborative strategies and tools to help you develop a Vegetative Risk Management Plan (VRMP). The goals of a VRMP are to reduce the impact of storms on the urban forest, lessen personal injuries and property damage and de...
- Recreational Firewood Transport and the Spread of Forest Pests. [View Now]
Aug 29, 2012 12:00 pm
The potential for accidental, long-distance transport of invasive insects and pathogens in untreated firewood has become a topic of considerable concern in North America. The issue has been the subject of national-scale public awareness campaigns in both the U.S. and Canada, as well as similar campaigns by individual states and provinces. Currently...
- Native Alternatives for Food Plots in the Longleaf Ecosystem - Part II [View Now]
Aug 17, 2012 12:00 pm
This is Part II of a 2-part webinar. Part I aired on July 13, 2012 at 12 Eastern. Most of the Southeast’s primary game species (deer, turkey, quail) at one time thrived in natural longleaf pine ecosystems characterized by frequent fire and a diverse native herbaceous and shrub layer. As fire was excluded and longleaf forests were converted ...
- Ecologically Responsible Longleaf Pinestraw Production [View Now]
Aug 10, 2012 12:00 pm
The harvesting and marketing of pinestraw has become extremely lucrative across much of the southeast. Longleaf is regarding as the king of all North American pines in regards to the quality of its pinestraw. Some longleaf plantations are commercially viable as early as seven years post planting. Tragically, most landowners are under the impress...
- Site Prep and Artificial Regeneration of Longleaf Pine [View Now]
Aug 3, 2012 12:00 pm
Tremendous strides have been taken in the success and consistency of longleaf establishment strategies. This webinar will examine: site preparation techniques and tradeoffs the landowner or manager should consider, in terms of intensity and early survival and growth of longleaf seedlings. Some scenarios require intensive site preparation for any...
- The Basics of Longleaf Understory Establishment & Enhancement [View Now]
Jul 27, 2012 12:00 pm
There are many questions about the process of establishing or enhancing the understory component of the longleaf pine ecosystem. Some of these questions include, but are not limited to: what plant species should be used, should seed or plugs be used, what site prep techniques should be used, and what restoration strategies should be used? This w...
- Online mapping and spatial resources for the private forest landowner [View Now]
Jul 20, 2012 12:00 pm
There is growing interest among private landowners to diversify the benefits from their property through multiple use management. However, small-scale private landowners often have limited information regarding how to plan for management of these benefits. A map is one of the most important tools a rural or urban forest landowner needs for planni...
- E.U. Power from U.S. Forests: Policy Drivers and Pathways for Sustainable Biomass Procurement [View Now]
Jul 17, 2012 12:00 pm
European policies are driving the expansion of the domestic wood pellet market, especially in the Southern U.S. These EU policies demand documentation and adoption of sustainablility practices. Two recently released reports by Environmental Defense Fund outline EU policy drivers and describe how existing programs and practices can provide a Pathwa...
- Native Alternatives for Food Plots in the Longleaf Ecosystem - Part I. [View Now]
Jul 13, 2012 12:00 pm
Most of the Southeast’s primary game species (deer, turkey, quail) at one time thrived in natural longleaf pine ecosystems characterized by frequent fire and a diverse native herbaceous and shrub layer. As fire was excluded and longleaf forests were converted to lob or slash plantations, native herbs and shrubs declined. Many landowners became ...