Week Lecture Topic Speaker
1 Sept. 7 Course introduction Dr. Allan Carroll,
Professor, Forest & Conservation Sciences
Director, Forest Sciences Program
2 Sept. 14 Conservation’s biggest challenge: climate change Carroll
3 Sept. 21 Challenges for salmon sustainability I: the biodiversity versus biomass conundrum Dr. Scott Hinch,
Professor, Forest & Conservation Sciences
Director, Natural Resources Conservation Program
4 Sept. 28 Challenges for salmon sustainability II: changing climate and migration mortality Hinch
5 Oct. 5 Globalization and the spread of invasive species Carroll
6 Oct. 12 An overview of the Forest Practices Board Dr. Sam Coggins
Director, Investigations
Forest Practices Board
7 Oct. 19 Human impacts and tipping points: the case of the mountain pine beetle Carroll
8 Oct. 26 Exam 1
9 Nov. 2 Restoring landscapes and livelihoods in Malawi Dr. Jeanine Rhemtulla
Assistant Professor, Forest & Conservation Sciences
10 Nov. 9 Conservation issues in the Amazon Mr. Felipe Rossetti de Paula
Ph.D. Candidate, Forest & Conservation Sciences
11 Nov. 16 Conservation in the media: applying a critical eye Carroll
12 Nov. 23 TBD Dr. Shawn Mansfield
Professor, Canada Research Chair in Wood & Fibre Quality
Dept. Wood Science
13 Nov. 30 Success stories in conservation science Carroll
Date & Time TBA Exam 2 (during exam period)