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Evening Talks at ONRC

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Bruce Jones and Bob Lee
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Trees

2015 Evening Talks at ONRC

All programs begin at 7 p.m. and are held in the Olympic Natural Resources Center conference room at 1455 S. Forks Avenue in Forks. For more information about Evening Talks at ONRC, please contact Frank Hanson at fsh2@uw.edu.

Evening Talks (past and upcoming)
Date Program Title / Presenter

May 19, 2017

Talk TBD

Presenter: Korena Mafune, doctoral student, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

May 12, 2017

Talk TBD

Presenter: Courtney Bobsin, graduate student, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

April 7, 2017

The Olympic Fisher Reintroduction

Presenter: Dr. Scott Horton, retired wildlife biologist, Washington Department of Natural Resources, Forks, Wash.

Presentation Slides PDF Document

March 31, 2017

Steelhead in the Hoh River System

Presenter: Dr. Mara Zimmerman, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Presentation Slides PDF Document

March 17, 2017

River Chemistry from Space

Presenter: Catherine Kuhn, doctoral student, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

March 10, 2017

Cutting-Edge Mapping and Forest Modeling Technologies for Landowners

Presenter: David Diaz, Director of Forestry Technology and Analytics, Ecotrust

Ecotrust Forest Planner; Video: Introducting Ecotrust's Forest Planner

February 24, 2017

Timing is Everything: Shifts in the Maternity Denning Behavior of Polar Bears in Baffin Bay

Presenter: Erica Escajeda, doctoral student, UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

February 10, 2017

The Status of Stream Habitat in the Olympic Experimental State Forest: 20 Years After Adopting the Habitat Conservation Plan

Presenter: Dr. Teodora Minkova, Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Presentation

October 28, 2016

Policy Impacts on Carbon Emissions: How to Keep Fossil Emissions out of the Atmosphere

Presenter: Professor Emeritus Bruce Lippke, University of Washington School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

September 13, 2016

New Modeling Tools for Ocean Acidification and Harmful Algal Blooms on the Washington Coast

Presenter: Professor Parker MacCready, University of Washington School of Oceanography

Presentation Slides (link to download PowerPoint)

September 10, 2016
(Family-friendly program: 1-3 p.m.; adult program: 7-9 p.m.)


UW Astronomy Program: Mobile Planetarium, Telescope and Other Activities

Presenters: Rodrigo Luger, John Lurie, Margaret Lazzarini, Phoebe Sanderbeck and Diana Windemuth, UW Department of Astronomy Graduate Students

August 12, 2016

Updates on the Experiment at the Long-Term Ecosystem Productivity Site in the Olympic State Experimental Forest (OESF)

Presenters: Katherine Jesser, Allison Erskine and Alec Meade, Environmental Science and Resource Management Majors at the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
Presentation Slides PDF Document

July 8, 2016

What’s going on with Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary-2016 Programs

Presenter: George Galasso, Deputy Superintendent for Policy & Programs, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

June 1, 2016

Environmental Change on the Olympic Peninsula: Views from the Ice Age to the Present from an Ecologist and a Cartographer

Presenters: Dr. Daniel Gavin, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of Oregon, and Jim Meacham, Senior Research Associate and Executive Director, InfoGraphics Lab, University of Oregon

May 20, 2016

Clallam Conservation District: Locally Led Conservation

Presenter: Jennifer Bond, Clallam Conservation District

March 14, 2016

Invasive Species and Salmon Restoration

Presenter: Jill Silver, Executive Director and Watershed Program Manager of the 10,000 Years Institute

March 11, 2016

Living by the Cascadia Subduction Zone

Presenter: Dr. Tom Rosmond
Presentation Slides PDF Document

January 29, 2016

Trees and Climate Change

Presenter: Caitlin Littlefield, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

December 7, 2015

Catching Crab and Digging Clams-What’s Going on With Toxins in Our Seafood?

Presenter: Dr. Vera Trainer, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, Wash.

November 13, 2015

Conversations and a Pictorial Presentation About the History of Logging on the Olympic Peninsula(6-8 p.m.)

Presenters: Jack Zaccardo and John Tylczak

November 6, 2015

Crow Behaviors

Presenter: Kaeli Swift, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

October 23, 2015

Beaver Relocation: A Novel Climate Adaptation Tool

Presenter: Ben Dittbrenner, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

October 16, 2015

The Northern Elephant Seal

Presenter: Rob Wamstad, former Docent Naturalist, Ano Nuevo State Park

September 26, 2015

UW Astronomy Portable Planetarium

Presenters: Rodrigo Luger, Kristen Garofali, Olivia G Telford and Nell Byler; two sessions (a family-focused program from 1-3 p.m., and an evening program for adults from 7-9 p.m.)

September 18, 2015

Experiments in Long-Term Ecosystem Productivity

Presenter: Fletcher Harvey, Intern, Olympic Natural Resources Center

May 1, 2015

Major Staple Food Crops Research

Presenter: Shyam Kandel, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

March 7, 2015

Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest: Ocean Perspective

Presenter: Dr. Ian Miller, Washington Sea Grant

January 30, 2015

Modern Weather Prediction and the History of Forks Weather

Presenters: Tom Rosmond and Jerry King
Presentation Slides PDF Document

November 17, 2014

Logging History on the Peninsula: 1890s to the 1930s

Presenter: Jack Zaccardo, Retired DNR Forester

October 18, 2014

The unseen legacy of fire: Charcoal and its role in carbon and nutrient cycling in forest soils of the Olympic Peninsula

Presenter: Melissa Pingree, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
Presentation Slides PDF Document

September 26, 2014

Seabirds of the Olympic Peninsula

Presenter: Dr. Scott Horton, Region Wildlife Biologist, Washington
Presentation Slides PDF Document

September 13, 2014

Astronomy and Planetarium Show

Presenters: Rodrigo Luger, Kristen Garofali, Nell Byler and Grace Telford
Presentation Slides PDF Document

May 9, 2014

Olympic Experimental Forest - Stakeholders' Perspective

Presenter: Rachel Roberts, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
Presentation Slides PDF Document

April 4, 2014

Taking the Pulse of Washington's Wetlands: How Will They Respond to a Changing Climate?

Presenter: Meghan Halabisky, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

March 14, 2014

Chasing the Ice Worm in Tibet

Presenter: Mike Tetreau

February 7, 2014

Living in Twilight - How Plants Survive in the Darkest Forest

Presenter: Shawn Behling, UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

January 17, 2014

An Introduction to Modern Weather Prediction: Is It Going to Rain or Maybe Snow?

Presenter: Tom Rosmond
Presentation Slides PDF Document