e-Learning Webcasts

UNRI scientists provide online educational presentations on timely topics and current research and development initiatives. These webcasts can be joined from the convenience of your own desk, via the internet and a telephone. You simply log into the UNRI web cast web site for the visual component of the presentation, and then call the toll-free telephone number to participate in the audio portion of the call.

Webcast Archives & Support Resources

All UNRI Informational Webcasts are digitally recorded and are available for replay, and support resources on each webcast topic are provided for use. Click on the image on the left to access the archives, including the video playback and supporting documents and links.



Upcoming e-Learning Webcasts

Recent Tree Value Research Studies:
Impact of EAB on Human Mortality and Trees and Birth Outcomes
Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 1:00 PM (Eastern)

with Geoffrey Donovan, US Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station

Recent Tree Value Research Studies:
Impact of EAB on Human Mortality and Trees and Birth Outcomes
Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 1:00 PM (Eastern)

Geoffrey Donovan, Economist, US Forest Service, PNW, Goods, Services and Values Program, which is located in Portland, Oregon, will provide an overview of his research quantifying the value of urban trees. Join us as Geoffrey shares results of two recently completed research projects.  The first, examines the relationship between trees and birth outcomes in Portland, Oregon. The second looks at the effect of Emerald Ash Borer on human mortality.


New Audio Connection Feature - VoIP Access
This webcast will feature audio via both telephone and VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), meaning that you either dial-up via your telephone, or use your computer for voice and audio connections.  It is advisable to use a headset if you use VoIP, for the best listening environment.  Please note that Macintosh and iPad users will need to use the toll free telephone dial-up to connect to this web session, since the LiveMeeting client software does not yet support VoIP on the Macintosh platform.

For users who are on Macintosh computers or do not have headsets or computer speakers and micropone

Freephone/Toll Free Number
Access Code: 1117026


  1. Copy this address and paste into your web browser:
  2. Copy and paste the required information:
    Meeting ID: 39H4SB
    Entry Code: UNRI_Attendee
    Location:  https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/usda/meet/39H4SB
Note: If you cannot enter the meeting, contact support.

For all webcasts, the telephone and internet connections are available beginning 15 minutes to the start of the call.  Society of American Foresters CFE units and International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) CEUs are awarded for attending this webcast session. This session is planned to last 1-hour.

Important: Please check your browser’s compatibility prior to the webcast by clicking here and logging in via the NetMeeting page. Once you complete these steps, you will be ready to join the conference on the day of the presentation.

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