Sustainable Forests Webcast Archives

This is the Archives and Support Library for the USDA Forest Service Third Thursday’ Informational Webcast Series. The Forest Service Northern Station’s Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment Research Work Unit, in cooperation with the Northern Science Application Program (NorthSTAR) delivers a monthly webcast, which provides timely information, research findings and other key components of sustainable forest management being undertaken by Forest Service scientists and their partners.

All of the Informational Webcasts are digitally recorded and are available for online replay and download, and supporting resources focusing on each webcast topic are provided for your use. Select a webcast from the list below and click on its name to view or download the video, and to access the resource library for the webcast session.

2010 Archives:

March 2010 – “New England Forests 2100: Evaluating Climate-driven Changes in Northeastern North American Forests”

This webcast session featured Lindsey Rustad, Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, who introduced current research findings focusing on understanding ecosystem response to global change, using climate-driven changes in Northeastern North American forests. An overwhelming scientific consensus exists that 20th century human activities have induced dramatic and unprecedented changes in the earth’s chemical and physical environment.  The webcast session was held on March 26, 2010, and lasts about one-hour.

February  2010 – “Habitat Usage by Forest Birds in Forest Interiors and Clearcuts

This inaugural webcast session featured Scott H. Stoleson, Research Wildlife Biologist, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, who presented “Habitat Usage by Forest Birds in Forest Interiors and Clearcuts: Post-breeding and Migration Periods”.  The presentation will presented results of ongoing research comparing rates of habitat usage by forest birds in forest interiors and clearcuts in the post-breeding and migration periods, based on mist-net captures.  The webcast session was held on February 23, 2010, and lasts about one-hour.

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