• October 21, 2021 - January 11, 2022
    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

JOIN US for any or all of these webinars this fall and winter! September 21, 2021: Sarah Kendrick (Missouri Dept. of Conservation, State Ornithologist); Dr. Frank Thompson (USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station; Kristen Heath-Acre (University of Missouri); Dr. Thomas Bonnot (University of Missouri); Michael Stevens (Mark Twain National Forest) Reintroducing the brown-headed nuthatch to Read more 2021 FALL / WINTER WEBINAR SERIES


  • December 14, 2021
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presenter: Ron Salemme, University of Illinois Date: December 14, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 PM central time Register here (required): https://umsystem.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwocOippjgqGdMQWd91Tqi1c98nUZndO0Ku Abstract: Non-native grass invasions are altering fuels and fire behavior in forests, with uncertain consequences for tree regeneration and forest dynamics. We examined whether invasion by Microstegium vimineum, the most widespread invasive grass in the Read more Webinar: Invasive grass-fire feedbacks in Shawnee National Forest


  • January 11, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presenter: Dr. Erica Smithwick, Penn State Date: January 11, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00 PM central time Register here (required): https://umsystem.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvdOqrrTktE93h6AnWGj6UFlVK082mIwnN **cohosted in partnership with the North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange** Abstract:  Firescapes of the mid-Atlantic, U.S.A. are understudied relative to other ecosystems in the United States.  Yet, they harbor high levels of wildland-urban interface, have Read more Webinar: Firescapes of the mid-Atlantic: challenges and opportunities for implementing prescribed burning as a land management strategy


  • January 25, 2022
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presenter: Dr. Joseph Veldman, Texas A&M University Date: January 25, 2022, 1:00 – 2:00 PM central time (originally scheduled December 7, 2021) Register here (required): https://umsystem.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvdOGppjkrGNYqZqZv707TtaoTUbgK5ULU  Abstract: Old-growth grasslands are ecosystems of high conservation value that form over long periods of time through interactions of fire and herbivores with herbaceous plant communities. Unlike old-growth forests, Read more Webinar: Relevance of the old-growth grassland concept to tropical savanna conservation and restoration