Wildlife Ecology Spring Seminar Series

Spring 2014 Seminar Series

Mondays from 12-1 pm in 204 Nutting Hall

 Jan. 27: George Jacobson, University of Maine Climate Change Institute. “Some perspectives on the real challenges for global and regional conservation”

Feb. 3: Daniel Stich, UMaine Department of Wildlife Ecology.  “Grass carp in the new world: aspirations, abundance, and apparitions”

Feb. 10: Mike Eichholz, Southern Illinois University.  “The current adaptive significance of biotic and abiotic influences on nest site selection in grassland nesting birds.”

Feb. 17: Dmitry Gorsky, Lower Great Lakes U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  “Restoring Lake Sturgeon in the Great Lakes:  A U. S. Fist and WIldlife perspective.”

Feb. 28: Joe Kunkel, University of New England. ” An Apatite for Lobster.”

Mar. 17: Allison Roy, USGS Massachusetts Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.  “Watershed greening: Mitigating the effects of urbanization on streams?”

Mar. 24: Jeff Houlahan, University of New Brunswick.  “TBA”

Mar. 31: Paige Warren, University of Massachusetts-Amherst. “Human Influences on Species Interactions in Urban Communities:  Insights form nationwide urban ecology research networks.”

Apr. 11: Petra Wood, USGS West Virginia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. “Cerulean Warbler and Associated Avian Species Response to Hardwood Forest Management.”

Apr. 21: Jacob Van de Sande, Downeast Salmon Federation. “Smelt restoration and conservation in Washington Country, Maine.”

Apr. 23:  TBA, Distinguished Alumni Seminar.

Apr. 28: Henning Stabins, Plum Creek. “Environmental Stewardship on Private Forest Lands.