Join us as we dig into forest health concerns due to climate impacts at new sites around the state. Our panelists will address management & restoration efforts, relevance of long-term research, fire as a tool, biohabitat concerns, forest health threats, and unique adaptation strategies at each site. Noontime webinars are free (registration required); field tour registration is limited to 25 and includes lunch, snacks, and van transport.
Session 2: Long-term watershed research. Mike Howie, American Forest Management, Ivan Fernandez, University of Maine Professor of Soil Science, Sean Smith, Climate Change Institute, and Jake Metzler, Forest Society of Maine. Topics will cover the intersection of science, recovery and climate at a long-term research site, the historical and current research at the site, uncut v. managed forests, and the role of conservation efforts.