Seminar Schedule

Spring 2024

Date/Time Location Presenter Topic
Thursday, 1/11 @ 4:30pm NR 105 Patrick Belmont
Department Head, Department of Watershed Sciences, Utah State University
Department of Watershed Sciences Town Hall
Wednesday, 1/17 @ 4pm LSB 133 William Anderegg
School of Biological Sciences, University of Utah
Unraveling the risks to US forests under climate change
Thursday, 1/18 @ 4pm LSB 133 William Anderegg
School of Biological Sciences, University of Utah
Moderated discussion with Dr. Bill Anderegg, hosted by Ecology Center Director, Dr. Peter Adler
Thursday, 1/25 @ 4:30pm - No seminar (faculty candidate week). -
Thursday, 2/1 @ 4:30pm - No seminar (faculty candidate week). -
Wednesday, 2/7 @ 4pm LSB 133 Marie-Josee Fortin
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto
Ecological Networks in Dynamic and Evolving Landscapes
Thursday, 2/8 @ 4pm LSB 133 Marie-Josee Fortin
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto
Moderated discussion led by Erica Stuber
Thursday, 2/15 @ 4:30pm NR 105 Scott Hotaling and Erin Rivers
Extension Assistant Professors, Department of Watershed Sciences, Utah State University
Resilient futures: How Extension is leading climate change adaptation and water quality protection in Utah
Thursday, 2/22 @ 4:30pm NR 105
and Zoom
Terry Dial
Professional Practice Assistant Professor, Department of Environment and Society, Utah State University
Ontogeny of flow refuging in Rainbow trout
Thursday, 2/29 @ 4:30pm NR 105 Yvette Converse
Chief of Science and Natural Resources, Grand Teton National Park
The changing role of science in natural resource management 
Thursday, 3/7 @ 4:30pm NR 105 Christine Rumsey
Hydrologist, Utah Water Science Center, United States Geological Survey
A tale of two salinities and their implications for resource management
Thursday, 3/21 @ 4:30pm NR 105 Michael White
Senior Editor, Nature Journal
The spectacular but disturbing rise of artificial intelligence in weather prediction
Wednesday, 3/27 @ 4pm LSB 133 N. LeRoy Poff
Department of Biology, Colorado State University
The Challenge of Freshwater Resilience in a Rapidly Changing World
Thursday, 3/28 @ 4pm LSB 133 N. LeRoy Poff
Department of Biology, Colorado State University
A Tale of Two Mountains: Testing the Climate Variability Hypothesis in Tropical vs. Temperate Streams
Thursday, 4/4 @ 4:30pm NR 105 and Zoom Kristin Jaeger
Research Hydrologist, Washington Water Science Center, United States Geological Survey
Improving mapping of perennial and non-perennial headwater streams: models calibrated to simple flow/no flow observations
Wednesday, 4/10 @ 4pm LSB 133 Lisanne Petracca
Department of Animal Science and Veterinary Technology, Texas A&M - Kingsville
New Perspectives on Ocelot and Mountain Lion Ecology in the Texas-Mexico Borderlands
Thursday, 4/11 @ 4pm LSB 133 Lisanne Petracca
Department of Animal Science and Veterinary Technology, Texas A&M - Kingsville
Moderated discussion led by Julie Young
Thursday, 4/18 @ 4:30pm NR 105 Matthew Campbell
Fisheries Genetics Program Coordinator, Idaho Fish and Game
John Hargrove
Fisheries Research Geneticist
An overview of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game’s genetics lab; Long-term hybridization trends in a large-river population of Yellowstone cutthroat trout