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Year Month Title Additional Info
2023 March Wise About Wildfire: Resilient Landscapes Darren McAvoy presented at the Wise About Wildfire webinar series
2021 Jan Wildland Stories: Dendrochronology Dr. Justin DeRose hosted by Darren McAvoy and Gabrielle Harden
2021 Mar Wildland Stories: Biochar Darren McAvoy hosted by Gabrielle Harden
2020 Jan Soil Management for Urban Trees Bryant C. Scharenbroch, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin –Stevens Point, Research Fellow of The Morton Arboretum | (download slides)
2020 Feb Boundary-Spanning for Collective Action: Managing Wildfire Risk in the West Emily Jane Davis, Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, OSU; Tony Cheng, Director of the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute & Professor with an Extension appointment, CSU; Darren McAvoy, Extension Assistant Professor of Forestry, USU & Fellow of the Society of American Foresters | (download slides) | See the added bonus questions answered by speakers
2020 Dec Wildland Stories: Fire Ecology Dr. Larissa Yocom hosted by Darren McAvoy and Gabrielle Harden
2019 Jan Trees: A Risk Worth Taking (most of the time) Meridith McAvoy Perkins, Urban Forester, Missouri Regional Manager, Davey Resource Group
2019 Feb The Salt Dilemma: Growing Better Urban Trees in Northern Climates Jim Urban, Andrew Millward, Adam Nicklin (download slides)
2019 Mar Prescribed Fire is an Emergency Dave Lasky, Director of Fire Management, Forest Stewards Guild (download slides)
2019 Apr Canker Diseases on Landscape Hardwood Trees in the Western U.S Marion Murray, Integrated Pest Management Project Leader, Utah State University (download slides)
2019 May Native Mycorrhizal Fungi and Whitebark Pine Restoration Dr. Cathy Cripps, Mycologist & Professor, Montana State University (download slides)
2019 June Remediating Compacted Soils Compromised by Urban Construction Dr. Nina Bassuk, Professor & Program Leader, Urban Horticulture Institute, Cornell University (download slides)
2019 June Dealing with the Triple Threat Invasion: Cheatgrass, Medusahead, & Ventenata View full speaker line-up.
2019 July Spotted Lanternfly Dr. Lori Spears, CAPS Program Coordinator, Utah State University
2019 Sept The Landscape Architect in the Nursery, Tagging Trees and Enforcing Specifications Jim Urban, FASLA & Paul Josey, Paul Josey, co-founder Wolf | Josey Landscape Architects | (download slides)
2019 Oct Answering Questions about the Appropriateness of Woody Vegetation Treatments Mark Brunson, Professor of Environment and Society, Eric Thacker, Associate Professor and Rangeland Extension Specialist, USU | See the added bonus questions answered by speakers
2019 Nov Health Benefits of City Trees: Research Evidence & Economic Values Dr. Kathleen Wolf, Ph.D., Research Social Scientist, University of Washington, College of the Environment, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, associate: USDA Forest Service, Pacific NW Research Station (download slides)
2019 Dec Practical Aspects of Tree Selection for High Desert Climates Dr. Heidi Kratsch, Associate Professor, State Specialist, University of Nevada, Reno | (download slides)
2018 Jan Green Stormwater Infrastructure Use to Control Combined Sewer Overflows John Phillips, King County Wastewater Treatment Division, WA
2018 Apr A History and Future of White Pine Blister Rust in North America Katie McKeever, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (download slides)
2018 May Invasive Insects of Shade Trees: A 30 Year Perspective from Colorado Dr. Whitney Cranshaw, Professor, Extension Specialist of Entomology, Colorado State University
2018 May (bonus) Part 1: Identifying, Assessing, and Managing Hazard Trees Part 2: Hazard Tree Survey Methods, (download slides), John Guyon, Forest Pathologist, U.S. Forest Service. Companion document for talk
2018 June Balsam Woolly Adelgid: the Smallest and Biggest Reason to Reconsider Subalpine Fir Fred Hain, NC State University, Steve Cook, University of Idaho
2018 Sept Seattle's Approach to Street Trees and Sidewalks Darren Morgan, Urban Forestry Manager, Seattle, WA
2018 Nov. 13 Special Gambel Oak Management Webinar (multiple speakers) Part 1 | Part 2
2018 Nov. 27 Prescribed fire policy barriers: Findings from a Joint Fire Science Partnership Project on challenges and strategies on federal lands across the West Courtney Schultz, Heidi Huber-Stearns (download slides)
2018 Nov. 28 The Emerald ash borer: Strategies for conserving ash in the urban forest Dan Herms, The Davey Tree Company (download slides)
2018 Dec. 13 Reducing tree (and soil!) damage during construction Dr. Nina Bassuk, Professor & Program Leader, Urban Horticulture Institute, Cornell University (download slides)
2017 Jan Searching for Goldilocks Balancing Forest Ecosystem Restoration and Old-Forest Species Conservation in the Sierra Nevada CA, Gavin M. Jones, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2017 Feb Developing verbenone as a semiochemical tool to suppress mountain pine beetle Rob Progar, Chris Fettig, Steve Munson
2017 Mar Avoiding and Remedying Abiotic Injury of Trees Marion Murray, IPM Project Leader, Utah State University
2017 Apr Planting Healthy Air: How Trees Can Make Cities More Livable Rob McDonald, The Nature Conservancy
2017 May Managing Trees During Drought Conditions Dr. Heidi Kratsch, University of Nevada, Reno
2017 Jun Soil Profile Rebuilding: Rehabilitating Compacted Soils Dr. Susan S. Day, Associate Professor of Urban Forestry, Virginia Tech (download slides)
2017 Jul Low-tech Flame Carbonizers for Biochar Production: Theory and Applications Kelpie Wilson, Wilson Biochar Associates (download slides)
2017 Aug Bark Beetle Outbreaks in Western North America: Causes, Control and Consequences Dr. Jodi Axelson, Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist, UC Berkeley
2017 Nov Drought Tolerance in Trees - Improving Tree Selection for Challenging Urban Sites Dr. Andrew Hirons, Myerscough College, U.K.
2017 Dec Selection and Propagation of Native Woody Plants for the Intermountain Area Dr. Larry Rupp, Utah State University
2016 Jan Adapting to Climate Change in Western National Forests David Peterson, U.S. Forest Service, Jessica Halofsky, University of WA, U.S. Forest Service, Natalie Little, U.S. Forest Service Intermountain Regional Sustainability and Climate Change Coordinator
2016 Apr Part 1: Investigating Maple Dieback and Decline in Michigan; Part 2: Evolving Paradigms of Aspen Ecology Tara Bal, Research Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University, Kevin Krasnow, Research Faculty, Teton Science School
2016 May An approach to pruning you won't forget Dr. Ed Gilman, Professor, University of Florida
2016 Aug Climate, wildfire, and erosion ensemble foretells more sediment in western USA watersheds Dr. Joel Sankey
2016 Oct Cross-laminated timber, what's all the fuss? Darren McAvoy, Jerry Goodspeed, Euclid Timber, Method Studios
2016 Nov Soil Compaction and Urban Trees: Strategies for Gaining Ground Dr. Bryant Scharenbroch, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
2015 Jan Herbivory in Aspen Forests: Ecological Context and Mechanisms of Defense Dr. Richard Lindroth, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dr. Sam St. Clair, Brigham Young University
2015 Feb Elms Are Back! Dr. Bruce R. Fraedrich, Vice President of Research at Bartlett Tree Experts
2015 Apr Emerald Cash Borer: It Will Cost You Money - Ways to Manage the Ash Cash Flow Dr. Richard Hauer, Professor of Urban Forestry, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Randall Miller, Director of Vegetation Management, PacifiCorp
2015 Jul Biochar and Applications for Restoration in the Uinta Basin Utah, Chris Peltz, Research Services LLC, Darren McAvoy, USU Forestry Extension Associate
2015 Sep Strategies for Successful Urban Tree Growth in Wet and Dry Sites Dr. Hallie Dozier, Louisiana State University, Dr. Nina Bassuk, Cornell University
2015 Oct Aspen Response to Drought and Climate Change in the 21st Century Dr. William Anderegg, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Utah
2014 Jan Biochar Basics Britney Hunter, Jim Ippolito
2014 Jul When Urban Forests and Infrastructure Collide Paul Shwartz
2014 Aug Planting Trees in the Desert: Can We Have Our Cake and Eat it Too? Tara L.E. Trammell
2014 Nov Utah's Wildland Urban Interface: Fire Prevention Nate Barrons
2013 Mar How to Talk Trees to Kids: Project Learning Tree Ideas Charice Bourdeaux
2013 Apr Tree Planting Primer: Tips and Tricks Just in Time for Arbor Day Ross Chambless, Alex Porpora
2013 May An Introduction to Woody Biomass and Biochar in Utah Darren McAvoy
2013 Jun The Effects of Urban Trees on Air Quality, David Nowak
2013 Sep What it Takes to Grow a Good Root System Mike Kuhns
2013 Oct Western Aspen Regeneration Ecology James Long, Mary Lou Fairweather, Karen Mock
2012 Feb Aspen Ecology and Management Webinar; WAA/BLM/USU Extension Forestry Various
2012 May U.S. Forest Service Interior West FIA 2012 User Group Webcast Various
2012 Oct Utah Canopy Cover - Turning Assessment into Action Chris McGinty, Ian Hanou
2010 Apr U.S. Forest Service Interior West FIA 2010 User Group Online Meeting Various
2010 May Tree Biology and Pruning; USU Extension/Utah Community Forest Council Webcast Randy Miller
2009 Jan An Introduction to Utah Trees and Forests Darren McAvoy
2009 Mar What's in a Name? Tree Taxonomy and an Introduction to Tree Identification Mike Kuhns
2009 May Planning a Timber Harvest, Part I Darren McAvoy
2009 Nov Bark Beetles in Utah Matt Hansen