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Natural Resources Webinar Series

Join the Alabama Cooperative Extension System for the Natural Resources Webinar Series. For each live Zoom webinar session attended in its entirety, people may receive one Professional Logging Manager (PLM) Credit and one Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) Credit. Certificates for attendees that provide their PLM and CFE information at registration will receive a certificate documenting their attendance after each session attended.

If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you can still complete the registration below and receive a link to the recorded webinar for viewing at your convenience.

Tune in on Wednesdays

When: Select Wednesdays from Noon to 1 p.m. CT. The presentations are from Noon to 12:45 p.m., followed by a Q&A session from 12:45 to 1 p.m.

Where: The webinars are presented through Zoom, an online video presentation format.

Natural Resources Webinar Series Cup2024 Giveaway

The Natural Resources Webinar Series is excited to offer a prize giveaway for the remainder of 2024! This prize is a 16 oz. unbreakable SiliPint cup that is branded with the webinar series logo. This giveaway is made possible through sponsor support from the Alabama Treasure Forest Association.

To be eligible to win one of these cups, you must fully complete the webinar registration (all registration fields must be completed). This provides the team with better data on the impact and reach of the series. After the webinar is completed, one fully registered participant will be selected at random and notified of their prize via email. You do not have to be present at the live webinar to win. Cups will be mailed to the address received at registration.

Registration, Dates, and Topics

These webinars are free to attend. Registration is required for each individual webinar. New to Zoom? Visit the Zoom website to watch a video that will help you prepare to attend.


Natural Resources Webinar Series

DateTopicSpeakerRegistation Link
January 3, 2024Introduction to BiocharAdam Maggard, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Extension Specialisthttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtd-mgqz0pHddcvyh9RZhhGYH9C833N5o3
January 17, 2024Aquatic Invasive Species in Alabama: Status, Control & PreventionDave Armstrong, AL Department of Conservation & Natural Resourceshttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsd-mqrzotH9X3-rhnTTjoLASB6GDrZgGX
January 31, 2024Identifying Typical Structural Characteristics of Hazardous Landscape Trees & Damage Prevention/Mitigation StrategiesGeorgios Arseniou, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Extension Specialisthttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsce2urTItGN3r72UGXO61r2hZgZzicFHl
February 14, 2024The Ecology & Impacts of Free-ranging Cats on the Environment

Christopher Lepczyk, Professor, Wildlife Biology and Conservation

February 28, 2024A Survey of Alabama Landowners: Insight Into Regional Land Use & NeedsKerry Steedley, Regional Extension Agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension Systemhttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpdOqoqD4jEtYHw7Ze-vRaAm_IhXIdxDRp
March 13, 2024Effects of Changing the Season of Burn in Longleaf Pine SystemsJohn Willis, USDAhttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsde-tqTMjH9y7hRCM1e4Hz6CNv_uxXDz8
March 27, 2024Fish Diseases & Parasites in Alabama’s Lakes & Recreational Fish PondsAnita Kelly, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Extension Specialisthttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpcuupqjgjHdzwh9OdXQHc_BD1JUjJwil4
April 10, 2024Promoting Bird Habitat in Working ForestlandEJ Williams, Vice President - American Bird Conservancyhttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrcuytpjsoGNJzbvqZeDM0kzTPyr8koKP5
April 24, 2024Forest Biomass Harvesting Methods, Products, Markets, and ChallengesManisha Parajuli, PhD Candidate - Auburn Universityhttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElc-ytpzMoHdVJ3km3mxp_VcTF3ZzJ4JQ1
May 8, 2024Prescribed Burn Associations: Increase and Improve your acres burnedRyan Mitchell, Southeast Private Lands Prescribed Fire Outreach Coordinator - Tall Timbershttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtc-mopzstHdGiqC6poR5dXlAvCLXHf83L
May 22, 2024Predators May Have Less and More Impact Than You Think Dr. Mike Conner, Scientist - The Jones Center at Ichauwayhttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYudOCrpzwqEtUSz-Md9nVbdzoya3RIiuLu
June 5, 2024Oak DeclineDr. Marty Spetich, Research Forest Ecologist - Southern Research Stationhttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIod-GqqjsqG9KJcu7SggBf-e-RoQIbQRIr
June 26, 2024Invasive Plants Refresher and Newcomers to Look Out ForDr. Nancy Loewenstein, Invasive Plant Extension Specialist, ACEShttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUofumhrz0uGtZHDsDBhgkfs8TYRtohCecU
July 10, 2024Southeastern Logging Trends Dr. Joe Conrad, Associate Professor - University of Georgiahttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtde2prj4vE91tCxHtwA5zAYWain_FZYCi
July 24, 2024 Influence of Prescribed Fire on Wild TurkeysDr. Michael Chamberlain, Terrell Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management - University of Georgiahttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEucOmorD0uHNwMe27qZ3SmWGiVfQuY5qln
August 7, 2024TBADr. Richard Cristan, Forest Operations Extension Specialist, ACEShttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvdO2uqjspHNXiBxc1FGKaR5UCpOs-6fvo
August 21, 2024TBATBAhttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrf--orTgqGdAU8wUVSu-Ie1QbQKcuGKip
September 4, 2024Sustainable Trails: The science behind the path and practical tips for landowners or managerDr. Ross Martin (Assistant Professor of Geology) Jacksonville State Universityhttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vcuioqT4tE9SCmQAp9ueLKkj7Z0RP5Z2v
September 18, 2024Red Wolves: The World's Most Endangered WolfEmily Weller, Red Wolf Recovery Program Coordinator – US Fish and Wildlife Servicehttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwuceGqpjgqHdIRQK5asUJla3VRQ42Tvmfm
December 4, 2024ADEM Biomonitoring & Stream AssessmentCal Johnson, ADEM Field Biologist – Decaturhttps://auburn.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkf-qqrjwuEt15_sliu_SqFU58xj6ETTQJ

More Information

For more information on the Natural Resources Webinar Series, contact Norm Haley or Bence Carter.