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Spring 2021 WATS Seminar Schedule

WATS seminars will take place in NR 105 and this Zoom link.
Ecology Center seminars will take place in LSB 133.

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January

Department Date/Time Speaker Topic
WATS 1/12 @ 12:30pm Patrick Belmont
Department Head, USU Department of Watershed Sciences
Welcome and Q&A session with Department Head
Seminar recording
WATS 1/19 @ 12:30pm Everyone in the department can contribute! Now here's a good question...
Seminar recording
Ecology Center 1/26 @ 4pm Moises Exposito Alonso
Assistant Professor, Stanford University
Principal Investigator, Carnegie Institute for Science
Whether and how plants will evolve to keep pace with climate change
EC seminar recordings


February

Department Date/Time Speaker Topic
Ecology Center 2/1 @ 4pm Moises Exposito Alonso
Assistant Professor, Stanford University
Principal Investigator, Carnegie Institute for Science
The Genomics of climate adaptation and extinction
EC seminar recordings
WATS 2/2 @12:30pm Everyone in the department can contribute! Now here's a good question...
Seminar recording
WATS 2/9 @ 12:30pm Shannon Stober
Founder, Jump Start Training & Development
Designing an Alliance
Seminar handout
Seminar recording
WATS 2/16 @ 12:30pm Renee Lertzman
Founder, Project InsideOut
Turning science into social change: Psychology is the X factor
Seminar recording
Ecology Center 2/23 @ 4pm Tyler DesRoches
President, International Network for Economic Method
Associate Professor of Sustainability and Human Well-Being, Arizona State University
When Ecology Needs Economics and Economics Needs Ecology: Interdisciplinary Exchange During the Anthropocene
EC seminar recordings
Ecology Center 2/24 @ 4pm Tyler DesRoches
President, International Network for Economic Method
Associate Professor of Sustainability and Human Well-Being, Arizona State University
Climate Change and Civilization Collapse
EC seminar recordings


March

Department Date/Time Speaker Topic
WATS 3/2 @ 12:30pm Risa Shimoda
Executive Director, River Management Society
Angie Fuhrmann
Training Coordinator, River Management Society
Inviting Students to Learn and Lead with a River-Based Lens!
Seminar recording
Ecology Center 3/16 @ 4pm Talia Karasov
Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Utah
To Grow or to Defend: How Plants Optimize their Fitness in the Face of Pathogenic Attack
EC seminar recordings
Ecology Center 3/17 @ 4pm Talia Karasov
Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Utah
The Role of Genetic Diversity in Preventing Pathogen Outbreaks
EC seminar recordings
WATS 3/23 @ 12:30pm Everyone in the department can contribute! Now here's a good question...
Seminar recording


April

Department Date/Time Speaker Topic
WATS 4/13 @ 12:30pm Emily Fairfax
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Resource Management, California State University Channel Islands
Smokey the Beaver: how beaver dams help keep riparian corridors green during droughts and wildfires
Seminar recording
Ecology Center 4/20 @ 4pm Zakiya Leggett
Assistant Professor, College of Natural Resources,
North Carolina State University
Learnings from Diversity and Inclusion Programs in Natural Resources
EC seminar recordings
Ecology Center 4/21 @ 4pm Zakiya Leggett
Assistant Professor, College of Natural Resources,
North Carolina State University
Evaluating Intensive Forest Management Impacts on Soil Sustainability
EC seminar recordings