Week Lecture Topic Speaker
1 Sept. 8 Course introduction Dr. Jeanine Rhemtulla
Assistant Professor, Forest & Conservation Sciences
2 Sept. 15 Grand challenges in conservation Rhemtulla
3 Sept. 22 Time for trees to pack their trunks? Adapting forests to a changing climate Dr. Sally Aitken
Professor, Forest & Conservation Sciences
4 Sept. 29 Ecological footprint Rhemtulla
5 Oct. 6 Shifting baselines, novel ecosystems, and the future of ecological restoration Dr. Peter Arcese
Professor, Forest & Conservation Sciences
FRBC Chair of Applied Conservation Biology
6 Oct. 13 Challenges for salmon sustainability: the biodiversity vs biomass conundrum Dr. Scott Hinch
Professor, Forest & Conservation Sciences
Director, Natural Resources Conservation Program
7 Oct. 20 Cooking With Trees: The Global Challenge of Energy Poverty Dr. Hisham Zerriffi
Associate Professor, Forest Resources Management
8 Oct. 27 Exam 1
9 Nov. 3 Restoring landscapes and livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa Rhemtulla
10 Nov. 10 The role of satellite imagery in environmental management Dr. Nicholas Coops
Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing
Associate Dean, Research and Innovation
11 Nov. 17 Indigenous environmental values in the Redstone Statement Dr. Teresa Ryan
Postdoctoral Fellow, Forest & Conservation Sciences
12 Nov. 24 Conservation success stories & Discussion of Assignment Rhemtulla
13 Dec. 1 Making the most of your time in Forestry: coop program, research internships, grad school! Rhemtulla and guests
Date & Time TBA Exam 2 (during exam period)