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Using Ecological Silviculture for Creating Wildlife Habitat in Degraded Northern Hardwood and Mixed Acadian Ecosystems

APR 16

Using Ecological Silviculture for Creating Wildlife Habitat in Degraded Northern Hardwood and Mixed Acadian Ecosystems



Tom LaPointe with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will focus on building resilience in degraded forest ecosystems of New England, including creating wildlife habitat on Refuges in northern hardwood and Acadian mixed-wood forests and the ecological silviculture interactions with changing climate and invasive species.

EVENT DATE | April 16th, 2024 @ 1pm ET

LENGTH | 1 hour

REGISTRATION LINK | Register here

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH | US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Northern Institute for Applied Climate Science

LOCATION | Virtual

Ecological Forestry in the Context of Climate Change Webinar Series

This webinar is one of a 12-part monthly webinar series tells a story about how small- and large-scale forest disturbances, such as fire, wind, ice storms, hurricanes, sea-level rise, flooding, introduced and endemic forest pests, and others, impact forest ecosystems. The series will also examine ecological silviculture and climate adaptation approaches to help inform forest and wildlife management.

Series topics will be applicable to biologists, foresters, land managers and planners, and other natural resource practitioners working in Federal, State, Tribal, and local government agencies, and non-government and private organizations, with an interest in the intersection of climate change adaptation, forest ecology, and wildlife habitat management.

Webinars will take place on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 1:00-2:00 pm ET. Each month's presentation topic is intended to build upon the prior webinar in order to tell a cohesive story about forest disturbance and climate change impacts on forest ecosystems and provide silvicultural and adaptation options for natural resource management.

Webinars are presented in a Zoom format. You must register in advance. Registration is required for all webinars in the series.


Register for the webinar series here


Credits

This webinar series is sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) - Forest Ecology Working Group (FEWG), Science Applications and Migratory Birds Programs, and the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) together with the USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub and the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science (NIACS), a collaborative, multi-institutional partnership led by the Forest Service.


Event Date Start-End

April 16, 2024 / 01:00 PM - April 16, 2024 / 02:00 PM