Webinars

Animal Tracking Part 1
Bob Cordes – Wildlife Biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

 

Animal tracks are an easy and fun way to identify which mammals and other wildlife can be found on your school property. Bob Cordes, wildlife biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, shares how he uses snow-tracking to determine where Canada lynx are found within the state.

 

Woodland Management Webinar: Healthy Woodlands
Lenny Farlee – Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist

 

Purdue Extension forester Lenny Farlee talks about what woodland management means, defining your goals and objectives, invasive species control and timber stand improvement (TSI) and finding appropriate professional help in this webinar.

 

Woodland Managment Webinar: Selling Timber
Lenny Farlee – Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist

 

Join Purdue Extension forest Lenny Farlee as he explains:
– Why should I sell timber?
– Getting help from a professional forester
– Common concerns when selling timber
– Best management practices loggers use
– Types of tree sales, pros and cons of each
– Tax considerations
– Potential cost sharing opportunities through USDA
– Where to get additional information

 

Ecotoxicology Part 1 Webinar
Rod Williams – Professor of Wildlife Science and Jason Hooverman – Associate Professor Vertebrate Ecology

 

Welcome to the Nature of Teaching Professional Development Webinar Series. Today, Rod Williams, a professor and extension wildlife specialist with Purdue University Extension, and Jason Hooverman, an associate professor at Purdue University and a co-author on the unit on ecotoxicology, will discuss the principles of ecotoxicology, contaminants, and threats to the freshwater ecosystems.

 

Disease Ecology Part 1 Webinar
Rod Williams – Professor of Wildlife Science and Jason Hooverman – Associate Professor Vertebrate Ecology

 

Welcome to the Nature of Teaching Professional Development Webinar Series. This webinar series Rod Williams, a professor and extension wildlife specialist with Purdue University Extension, and Dr. Jason Hoverman, an Associate Professor at Purdue and co-author of the Unit on Disease Ecology, will discuss the principals of disease ecology and the role of parasites in natural ecosystems.

 

Benefits of Connecting With Nature Part 1 Webinar
Rod Williams – Professor of Wildlife Science and Molly Hunt – Health and Human Science Educator

 

Welcome to the Nature of Teaching Professional Development Webinar Series. In this webinar Rod Williams, a professor and extension wildlife specialist with Purdue University Extension, and Molly Hunt, a health and human science educator with Purdue University Extension, will discuss the mental and physical benefits of engaging our youth in nature.

 

Enviromental Effects of Food Waste Webinar
Rod Williams – Professor of Wildlife Science and Rebecca Koetz – Urban Agricultural Extension Educator

 

Welcome to the Nature of Teaching Professional Development Webinar Series. In this webinar, Rod Williams, professor and extension wildlife specialist with Purdue University Extension, and Rebecca Koetz, urban Agricultural extension educator and co-author of many educational materials that are associated with food waste, will discuss numerous aspects of food waste and how it affects our wildlife, our water, and the environment.

 

Invasive Plant Species Identification
Lenny Farlee – Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist

 

Purdue Extension forester Lenny Farlee talks about identifying invasive plant species in this webinar.

 

Invasive Species Control Webinar
Lenny Farlee – Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist

 

Purdue Extension forester Lenny Farlee talks about methods of controlling invasive plant species in this webinar.

 

Tree Selection for Landscape
Lindsey Purcell – Urban Forestry Specialist

 

FNR Urban Forestry Specialist Lindsey Purcell talks about the tree selection process including the benefits of trees, urban tree planting, purpose for planting, environmental considerations, proper placement and utility considerations, along with many shared resources.

 

Tree Installation for the Landscape
Lindsey Purcell – Urban Forestry Specialist

 

Urban Forestry Specialist Lindsey Purcell discusses tree installation. Publications mentioned: Tree Installation Processes and Practices and Tree Support Systems.

 

Tree Pruning for the Landscape
Lindsey Purcell – Urban Forestry Specialist

 

Purdue urban forester Lindsey Purcell shares tips for tree pruning for the landscape, including knowing why you are pruning, how to prune and how to help the tree heal properly.

 

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