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ADV - Webinar: Operationalizing Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change in Minnesota

Webinar: Operationalizing Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change in Minnesota website

175 University Rd
Cloquet, MN 55720

Forest managers need climate-adaptive management strategies to address future climatic changes. However, there is a lack of on-the-ground research to indicate what adaptation tactics might be effective in preparing forest ecosystems to deal with climate change and other emerging stressors. The Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change (ASCC) project was designed to translate three common adaptation strategies (resistance, resilience, and transition; RRT) into on-the-ground operational-scale research through a network of replicated sites testing ecosystem-specific climate change treatments across this gradient of adaptive approaches. The first installation of this project is on the Cutfoot Experimental Forest, Chippewa National Forest in northern Minnesota, in a mature red pine dominated (natural origin) forest. A creative suite of silvicultural treatments were designed along the RRT spectrum, with some treatments including planting both native tree species and assisted migration of novel species. Initial results from this study along with on-going research and management questions will be presented.

This webinar is part of the Sustainable Forest Education Cooperative 2020 series. You may register for each session individually for $20.00 or the entire series for $50.00. Registration and further details can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-sfec-umn-extension-forestry-webinar-series-registration-72744477691.

When you click "Take Course" the advanced training will be added to your Dashboard and you will be directed to the eventbrite.com website where you can register. You will be sent your connection instructions by email one week in advance and again the day before the webinar. Please note that if you are registering just before or during the webinar, you will experience a delay in receiving the connection instructions. 

If you do not receive an email please contact, Eli Sagor, (218)409-6115, esagor@umn.edu

The course cost is $20 and includes course manuals and supplies.

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Meeting from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. on:

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Eli Sagor

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UMN Extension Forestry


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