Impacts of Human Activities on the Global Nitrogen Cycle Through the 21st Century

School of Forestry & Wildlife Science, 1101 Conference Room

<p class=\'au_today_p\'>The Auburn School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences will present the final lecture of the 2017 Weaver Lecture Series. The lecture will feature David Fowler\, Professor at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology\, Edinburgh\, United Kingdom.</p><p class=\'au_today_p\'>Fowler\'s talk will discuss the efficacy of the Earth’s ecosystems\, atmosphere and oceans...

Brilliance without Choices & Choices without Brilliance: Adaptation & Development

School of Forestry &amp; Wildlife Science, 1101 Conference Room

Understanding the role of adaptation in development is a longstanding pursuit\, recently made more poignant by events such as climate change.  Among the debates regarding adaptation is whether \'bottom-up\' or \'top-down\' approaches best facilitate adaptation & development.  Bottom-up approaches may suffer from brilliance without choices while top-down approaches may suffer...

Auburn Women in Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources Luncheon

School of Forestry &amp; Wildlife Science, 1101 Conference Room

<span class=\'au_today_p\'>The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences will join Auburn University’s 125 Years of Auburn Women celebration by hosting a panel discussion luncheon to honor 45 years of Auburn women in Forestry\, Wildlife and Natural Resources.</span> <span class=\'au_today_p\'>The luncheon will celebrate the positive and critical role of women in...

Moving Toward a Sustainable Bio-based Economy

School of Forestry &amp; Wildlife Science, 1101 Conference Room

Participate in this informative panel discussion where we will learn more about Alabama’s position as the leader in the bio-based economy through research and development of forest bio-based products such as cross-laminated timber and structural products\, bio-energy and chemicals\, nanocellulose\, and packaging. Panelists: Packaging: Marko Hakovirta\, Department Head of Forest...

The Future of Tall: Building a Wood High-Rise in the US

Telfair B. Peet Theatre

Join Thomas Robinson for a discussion on cross laminated timber (CLT)\, a newly engineered wood product system\, that is gaining popularity in mid- and high-rise residential and non-residential construction. Robinson\, tfounder and principal of LEVER Architecture\, will share how this material is revolutionizing sustainable construction with details about his firm’s pioneering...

A Rising Tide: Water Challenges in the Mid-Atlanic Propel Scholarship, Research, and Engagement

School of Forestry &amp; Wildlife Science, 1101 Conference Room

<div>Dr. Stephen Schoenholtz\, professor of forest hydrology and soils\, of the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment will give a talk for students\, professionals and faculty who wish to learn about best practices\, current research\, and trends impacting their respective fields or areas of study. He will present his...

Health at the human-animal-environment interface: Tracing pathogens from land to sea

School of Forestry &amp; Wildlife Science, 1101 Conference Room

<div class=\'page\' title=\'Page 13\'><div class=\'layoutArea\'> <div class=\'column\'> Dr. Liz Van Wormer\, Assistant Professor of Practice at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will discuss her research focused on diverse health issues at the interface of humans\, animals (both domestic and wild)\, and the environment in the...

“Understanding Conservation: Responsible Commercial Use of Natural Resources”

School of Forestry &amp; Wildlife Science, 1101 Conference Room

<div class=\'article_body\'> Tony Schoonen\, chief of staff of the renowned wildlife conservation organization\, Boone and Crockett Club\, will visit Auburn University to present a seminar. Schoonen’s talk\, “Understanding Conservation: Responsible Commercial Use of Natural Resources\,” will explore the principles of wildlife conservation and the sustainable and ethical use of natural...

“Integrating Science and Policy for Environmental Decision Making”

School of Forestry &amp; Wildlife Science, 1101 Conference Room

Auburn University’s Weaver Lecture Series will present a talk by Richard Pouyat\, renowned scientist and national policy advisor immediately followed by a graduate research symposium and reception at 4:15 p.m. at the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. His lecture\, “Integrating Science and Policy for Environmental Decision Making\,” will cover...

A Tale of Two Lemurs

Red Clay Brewery

Red Clay Brewing Company, Oct. 24 from 6 - 8 p.m. Join Dr. Sarah Zohdy for 'A Tale of Two Lemurs: Stories of the Fascinating Ecology & Evolution of the World's Most Endangered Mammals.' The island of Madagascar is home to some of the strangest animals on the planet. Perhaps...

Public Opinion, Partisan Politics, & Environmental Policy in the U.S.

School of Forestry &amp; Wildlife Science, 1101 Conference Room

Despite rising public concern about climate change and public responsiveness to climate signals, governments around the world have struggled to pass and implement climate policies. This is exacerbated in the United States, where rising partisan polarization over climate change--and environmental protection more broadly--has made climate policy enactment exceedingly difficult. Today,...

Global Coral Reef Conservation: An Ongoing Fight

Red Clay Brewery

Join Wild Science for the March Wild Science talk with Dr. Kelly Dunning! This talk focuses on Dr. Dunning's recent research in the Cayman Islands where the government plans to destroy an area the size of 10 football fields worth of pristine coral reefs. She will discuss how everyday people...