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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 Cup2023 Giveaway

The Natural Resources Webinar Series is excited to offer a prize giveaway for the remainder of 2023! 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
December 14, 2022Potential Pests Issues in Alabama ForestsMeredith ShraderOnline Registration
January 4, 2023The Importance of Native Plants in LandscapesCraig Huegel, Ph.D., University of South FloridaOnline Registration
January 18, 2023Use of publicly available mapping tools with an overview of V-SmokeJohn Gilbert, Auburn University, Solon Dixon Forestry Education CenterOnline Registration
February 1, 2023Climate Smart ForestryAdam Maggard, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Extension SpecialistOnline Registration
February 15, 2023Bats of Alabama: current status, trends, & forest habitat relationships

Dr. William Stone, Alabama A&M University

Online Registration
March 1, 2023Controlling Chinese Privet with FireJimmy Stiles, PhD Candidate, Auburn UniversityOnline Registration
March 15, 2023Managing hardwood forests for deer and turkeys with forest stand improvement and prescribed fireMark Turner, PhD candidate, University of TennesseeOnline Registration
March 29, 2023Streamside Management Zones (SMZs)Tim Albritton, NRCSOnline Registration
April 12, 2023Eastern Diamondback RattlesnakeJamye Waldron, Ph.D., Professor, Marshall UniversityOnline Registration
April 26, 2023Fox SquirrelsMike Conner, Ph.D., Scientist-The Jones Center at IchauwayOnline Registration
May 10, 2023Managing for pine-hardwood mixtures.David C. Clabo, Ph.D., Silviculture Outreach/Extension, UGA Warnell School of Forestry & Natural ResourcesOnline Registration
May 24, 2023A short and practical review of the science behind toxicants for wild pig controlMark Smith, Alabama Extension Wildlife SpecialistOnline Registration
June 7, 2023Managing Home and Community Landscapes with Wildfire in MindHolly Campbell, Public Service Assistant, University of GeorgiaOnline Registration
June 21, 2023U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Partners for Fish and Wildlife ProgramRob Hurt, Jeff Drummond, Matt Hodges and Roger Holt, U.S. Fish and Wildlife ServiceOnline Registration
July 5, 2023Effects of changing the season of burn in Longleaf Pine SystemsAjay Sharma, Ph.D., Applied Forest Ecology/Silviculture, University of FloridaOnline Registration
July 19, 2023Do harmful algal blooms threaten freshwater resources in the southeastern U.S.?Alan Wilson, Ph.D. Professor & Assistant Director, School of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences, Auburn UniversityOnline Registration
August 2, 2023Marketing Hardwood TimberDavid Mercker, Ph.D., Extension Forester, University of Tennessee ExtensionOnline Registration
August 16, 2023Insects and Fungal Pests of Southern ForestsDavid Coyle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and State Extension Specialist, Clemson UniversityOnline Registration
August 30, 2023Forestry Ethics & Some Good NewsButch Bailey, Forestry Extension Associate, MS State UniversityOnline Registration
September 13, 2023Drone Applications in Forest Vegetation ManagementCorey Craig, IVM SolutionsOnline Registration
September 27, 2023Alabama TREASURE Forest ProgramWilliam Green, Executive Director, Alabama TREASURE Forest AssociationOnline Registration

More Information

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