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Watershed Sciences Department and Ecology Center Seminars

Fall Seminars are collaborative with all 3 departments from the College of Natural Resources contributing speakers.  They are usually held on Wednesdays at 4:00 pm.  Please note when there is an Ecology Center sponsored seminar they are held on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 pm
Spring Seminars are sponsored by the Watershed Sciences Department and usually held on Wednesdays at 12:30 pm.  Please note when there is an Ecology Center sponsored seminar they are held on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 pm.

January

Wednesday, January 8 12:30 PM, NR 105 Dr. Peter Wilcock and Master Brian Bailey Graduate Student Q&A
Wednesday/Thursday, January 15-16 4:00 PM, TBA Ecology Center Seminar Dr. John Fieberg Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, TBA
Wednesday, January 22 12:30 PM, NR 105 Dr. Kate Fickas-Naleway Aquatic Biologist and Environmental Scientist, Utah Department of Environmental Quality
Wednesday, January 29 12:30 PM, NR 105 Dr. Thomas Bianchi Professor of Geology, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Florida, "Carbon Processing in Aquatic Critical Zones: Biogeochemical Challenges in the 21st Century"

February

Wednesday, February 5 12:30 PM, NR 105 Dr. Tadeu Siqueira Professor, Sao Paulo State University, Department of Ecology, Brazil, "Environmental change in tropical rainforests of Brazil: decreasing predictability of stream biodiversity dynamics"
Wednesday/Thursday, February 12-13 4:00 PM, TBA Ecology Center Seminar Dr. Clare Aslan Assistant Professor, Northern Arizona University, TBA
Wednesday, February 19 12:30 PM, NR 105 Dr. Mike Wine Geomorphology and Fluvial Research Group, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel, "Untangling global change impacts on hydrological processes: Resisting climatization"
Wednesday, February 26 12:30 PM, NR 105 Dr. Jack Schmidt Professor, Watershed Sciences Department, "Future of the Colorado River"

March

Wednesday, March 4   Spring Break  
Wednesday/March 11th
CANCELLED Thursday, March 12th
4:00 PM, LSB 133 Ecology Center Seminar  The Seminar on March 12th has been cancelled.
CANCELLED -Wednesday, March 18 12:30 PM, NR 105 Brian Healy CANCELLED - PhD Candidate, Ecology, Faculty Advisor: Dr. Phaedra Budy,"The intersection between culture, science, and dam management in the conservation of endemic fishes in Grand Canyon"
CANCELLED -Tuesday, March 24 Eccles Conference Center Spring Runoff Conference CANCELLED "Deep Uncertainty in Water Planning" The 2020 Spring Runoff Conference combines, in one efficient day, a morning plenary session and paper presentation sessions at the Eccles Conference Center on the USU Campus. Poster presentations will occur in the evening at the Logan River Golf and Country Club. https://water.usu.edu/conference/2020/index 
       

April

CANCELLED -Wednesday, April 1 12:30 PM, NR 105 Dr. Charles Luce CANCELLED -Research Hydrologist, US Forest Service, USDA, “Monitoring Streambed Scour and Deposition Dynamics Using Temperature as a Tracer”
CANCELLED -Wednesday/Thursday, April 8-9 4:00 PM, LSB 133 Ecology Center Seminar  CANCELLED -The Ecology Center Seminar has been cancelled in April
Friday, April 10 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Huntsman Hall 320 WATS Graduate Symposium Presenting this year: Mark Devey, Dale Fonken, Denny Haynes, Coryna Hebert, Sara Wall, Molly Blakowski, Katy Gardner, Luke Gommermann, Kitri Spencer, Christy Leonard, Sara Goeking
Wednesday, April 15 12:30 PM, NR 105 Dr. Dennis Whigham & Dr. Karin Kettenring Dr. Whigham: Principal Investigator, Senior Scientist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Dr. Kettenring: Associate Professor, Watershed Sciences Department, TBA