Webinar Series - Friday's Findings

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Friday's Findings is a public webinar series hosted by the USGS Ecosystems Mission Area.  Our webinars are typically the first Friday of each month at 2 p.m. eastern time. These half hour webinars are meant to provide listeners an overview of the science topic and chance to ask questions. We hope to offer our audience an opportunity to discover the Ecosystems science capacity within the USGS.

Upcoming Webinars:

 

Species Status Assessments to Support Endangered Species Decision Making

Date: March 5, 2021 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speakers: 

Conor McGowan, Assistant Unit Leader, Research Wildlife Biologist, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

David Smith, Research Statistician (Biology), Eastern Ecological Science Center

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Call-in Option: 1 202-640-1187   

Conference ID: 387 327 121#

 

Impacts of Translocation on the Cooperatively Breeding Florida Scrub-Jay in Ocala National Forest 

Date: March 19, 2021 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Alexis Cardas, Graduate Student, Florida Cooperative Research Unit

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Call-in Option: 1 202-640-1187   

Conference ID: 313 141 711#

 

Bats & Stats: To model or design your way to defensible conservation information on at-risk bat populations?

Date: April 2, 2021 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Kathi Irvine, Research Statistician, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

 

 

Archives:

Using Information from Global Climate Models to Inform Policymaking 

Date: February 5, 2021 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Adam Terando, Research Ecologist, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center

 

We Did Start the Fire: Humans, Climate and Fire in the Holocene

Date: January 8, 2021 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Natalie Kehrwald, Research Geologist, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center

 

The Smart Energy Webtool: Providing Relevant and Accessible Information to Support Energy Development and Management

Date: December 4, 2020 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Mike Duniway, Research Ecologist/Soil Scientist, USGS Southwest Biological Science Center

 

Imperilment and Recovery of the Monarch Butterfly

Date: November 20, 2020 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Wayne Thogmartin, USGS-Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

 

Opportunities for Ecological Forecasting to Improve Natural Resource Management

Date: November 6, 2020 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speakers:  
John Bradford, Research Ecologist, USGS Southwest Biological Science Center

Jake Weltzin, Acting Senior Science Advisor, USGS Ecosystems Mission Area

 

Hawaii Avian Genomics: Searching the Genomic ‘Haystack’ for Genes Associated with Disease Immunity

Date: October 2, 2020 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Eben Paxton, Research Ecologist, USGS Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center

 

Using the past to inform management today: insights from the Genetics for Western Restoration and Conservation (GWRC) research group

Date: September 4, 2020 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speakers:

Rob Massatti, Research Ecologist, USGS Southwest Biological Science Center

Daniel Winkler, Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center

Matt Jones, Research Affiliate, U.S. Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center

 

Using Models and Web Applications for Chronic Wasting Disease Scenario Planning

Date: August 7, 2020 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Paul Cross, Research Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

 

How Social Science Informs the Management of North American Waterfowl Hunting and Birdwatching

Date: July 10, 2020 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Nicholas Cole, U.S. Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center

 

Constructing Realistic Species Distribution and Habitat Modelling Map Products: Challenges and Opportunities

Date: June 5, 2020 from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Thomas C. Edwards, Jr., USGS Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University