Forestry & Wildlife
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.
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
|December 14, 2022||Potential Pests Issues in Alabama Forests||Meredith Shrader||Online Registration|
|January 4, 2023||The Importance of Native Plants in Landscapes||Craig Huegel, Ph.D., University of South Florida||Online Registration|
|January 18, 2023||Use of publicly available mapping tools with an overview of V-Smoke||John Gilbert, Auburn University, Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center||Online Registration|
|February 1, 2023||Climate Smart Forestry||Adam Maggard, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Extension Specialist||Online Registration|
|February 15, 2023||Bats of Alabama: current status, trends, & forest habitat relationships||Online Registration|
|March 1, 2023||Controlling Chinese Privet with Fire||Jimmy Stiles, PhD Candidate, Auburn University||Online Registration|
|March 15, 2023||Managing hardwood forests for deer and turkeys with forest stand improvement and prescribed fire||Mark Turner, PhD candidate, University of Tennessee||Online Registration|
|March 29, 2023||Streamside Management Zones (SMZs)||Tim Albritton, NRCS||Online Registration|
|April 12, 2023||Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake||Jamye Waldron, Ph.D., Professor, Marshall University||Online Registration|
|April 26, 2023||Fox Squirrels||Mike Conner, Ph.D., Scientist-The Jones Center at Ichauway||Online Registration|
|May 10, 2023||Managing for pine-hardwood mixtures.||David C. Clabo, Ph.D., Silviculture Outreach/Extension, UGA Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources||Online Registration|
|May 24, 2023||A short and practical review of the science behind toxicants for wild pig control||Mark Smith, Alabama Extension Wildlife Specialist||Online Registration|
|June 7, 2023||Managing Home and Community Landscapes with Wildfire in Mind||Holly Campbell, Public Service Assistant, University of Georgia||Online Registration|
|June 21, 2023||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program||Rob Hurt, Jeff Drummond, Matt Hodges and Roger Holt, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service||Online Registration|
|July 5, 2023||Effects of changing the season of burn in Longleaf Pine Systems||Ajay Sharma, Ph.D., Applied Forest Ecology/Silviculture, University of Florida||Online Registration|
|July 19, 2023||Do 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 University||Online Registration|
|August 2, 2023||Marketing Hardwood Timber||David Mercker, Ph.D., Extension Forester, University of Tennessee Extension||Online Registration|
|August 16, 2023||Insects and Fungal Pests of Southern Forests||David Coyle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and State Extension Specialist, Clemson University||Online Registration|
|August 30, 2023||Forestry Ethics & Some Good News||Butch Bailey, Forestry Extension Associate, MS State University||Online Registration|
|September 13, 2023||Drone Applications in Forest Vegetation Management||Corey Craig, IVM Solutions||Online Registration|
|September 27, 2023||Alabama TREASURE Forest Program||William Green, Executive Director, Alabama TREASURE Forest Association||Online Registration|
For more information on the Natural Resources Webinar Series, contact Norm Haley or Bence Carter.