Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

Fall 2021 Environmental Sciences Seminar Series

 

Wednesday,
September 8

Kerri Arsenault Author, Critic & Editor                            
Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains
Arsenault Flyer/Abstract      
(hosted by Shannon Rogers, Associate Extension Professor)

Wednesday,
September 15

Ellen Stroud, Associate Professor of History, Pennsylvania State University          
Learning from the Trees: Cities and Forests in the American Northeast        
Stroud Flyer/Abstract                
(hosted by Shannon Rogers, Associate Extension Professor)                                      

Wednesday,
October 6

Sieglinde Snapp, Professor of Soils and Cropping Systems Ecology, Michigan State
Soil Living Laboratory in Africa, Linking Local Knowledge to Remote Sensing

Snapp Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Richard Smith, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment)

Wednesday,
October 20

Nicholas Jordan, Professor of Agroecology, University of Minnesota
The Forever Green Partnership: A Novel Transdisciplinary Approach to Scaling Continuous-Living-Cover Agriculture

Jordan Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Richard Smith, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment)

Wednesday,
October 27

John Tooker, Extension Specialist of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University                              
Toxic Slugs Chart a Path Back to IPM 

Tooker Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Richard Smith, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment)

Wednesday,
November 3

Justin Richardson, Assistant Professor of Geosciences, UMass Amherst
Exploring Forest Soil Health: Geochemical and glaciological controls on tree nutrient acquisition and growth across New England
Richardson Flyer/Abstract
(hosted by Ruth Varner, Professor, Earth Sciences/NRESS Program Faculty)

*Held in-person, James G46 and online via zoom

Wednesday,
November 10

Darren Ranco, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Maine                             
Title TBA
(hosted by Kyle Ardnt, Postdoctoral Researcher, UNH Earth Systems Research Center)

Wednesday,
November 17

Thomas Easley, Assistant Dean of Community and Inclusion, Yale
Is Diversity the Answer?

(hosted by Alix Contosta, Research Assistant Professor, Earth Systems Research Center)

Wednesday,
November 24

Matt Liebman, Professor of Agronomy, Iowa State University
Enhancing Biodiversity in the U.S. Corn Belt to Improve Environmental Quality and Sustain Crop Production

(hosted by Richard Smith, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment)

Wednesday,
December 8

Timothy Bowles, Assistant Professor of Agroecology and Sustainable Agricultural Systems, UC Berkeley
Rotating for Resilience: Science and Partnerships to Unlock the Value of Risk Reduction in Annual Cropping Systems

(hosted by Richard Smith, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment)

Seminar Mini Series #1 (Oct. 8 & 15) - Nature Economy
Seminar Mini-Series #2 (Oct. 6, 20, 27, Nov 24 & Dec 8) - Sustainable Agroecosystems 
Seminar Mini-Series #3 (Nov 3, 10 & 17) - Environmental Justice

 

The UNH Fall Environmental Sciences Seminar Series is sponsored by Natural Resources and Earth Systems Science (NRESS) Ph.D. Program, in partnership with the Earth Systems Research Center, and the Natural Resources and the Environment and Earth Science Departments.

Free - all are welcome
Questions or special neeeds? nress.phd@unh.edu / (603) 862-2227