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Maine Forest Climate Change Webinar & Field Tour Series: Massabesic Experimental Forest

December 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - December 16, 2022 @ 1:00 pm

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December 14 webinar
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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December 16 field tour
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Massabesic Experimental Forest
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Details for this webinar and field tour pairing:

Panelists: Mariko Yamasaki, USFS-NRS, Jon Janelle, USFS-R9-FHP, John Neely, USFS-R9-WMNF, Chuck Lubelczyk, ME Medical
Center Research Inst., Kevin Dodds, USFS-R9-FHP, Isabel Munck, USFS-R9-FHP, Katie Glover, U Maine Climate
Change Inst.

Webinar: Join US Forest Service panelists Mariko Yamasaki,  John Neely, Kevin Dodds, and Isabel Munck, along with Chuck Lubelczyk, of the ME Medical Center Research Inst. and Katie Glover of UMaine’s Climate Change Institute as they discuss landscapte context, pests and forest health threats, long-term bird observations, and fire & fuel at the Massabesic.

Field Tour: Our panelist team will guide attendees around exotic species detection, oak thinning, wildfire plans and considerations, shelterwood, group selection, hemlock regeneration, and pests/forest health. Time permitting, there will also be a visit to kettle bogs/paleo sites.

Full Series Summary:
Science and Practice: Addressing Forest Climate Change in Maine
An Interactive Webinar Series for Stakeholders and the Interested Public

Kicking off year 3 of our forest climate change in Maine webinar/field tour series! Our panelists will address an array of concerns related to Maine’s forests: scope and scale of climate issues; active management strategies; wildlife/biohabitat concerns; unique adaptation strategies at each site. The series continues with 1 hour noontime webinars, each followed by a half day field tour. Register for as many or as few as you wish, all from the same registration landing page linked above.


December 14, 2022 @ 12:00 pm
December 16, 2022 @ 1:00 pm
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