7th Annual School of Forest Resources
Graduate Student Symposium

University of Washington, Seattle
February 19, 2010

Vision

A forum for graduate students to share their research with fellow School of Forest Resources students, faculty, staff, and members of the University of Washington community

A symposium that will continue to grow as the years go on, becoming an annual event supported and encouraged by the School of Forest Resources

A time for graduate students to share ideas

A place for the School of Forest Resources to gather and share withothers the wealth of knowledge housed in SFR

Short Video about the Graduate Student Symposium (3 min 26 sec)


Video Presentations
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Welcome to the 7th Annual Graduate Student Symposium
Tom Hinckley - Interim Director, School of Forest Resources
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Keynote Speaker
Tales of climate, trees, and people: Research at the interface of climate science and management
Jeremy Littell - Research Scientist at the Climate Impacts Group and SFR alum (PhD 2006)

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The problem with panaceas: Payments for environmental services and the question of fit in the mountains of Mexico
Jason Scullion
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Examining relationships between tree growth and climate in the Pacific Northwest: An analysis of changing growth environments
Whitney Albright
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Influence of annual climatic variables on annual area burned and burn severity, North Cascades, Washington, USA
Alina Cansler
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*Quantifying age-based carbon dynamics in forests of Washington, USA: A multi- scale analysis
Crystal Raymond
*This presentation is not available due to pending publication of research results
U.S. Forest Service role in open space conservation in Washington State
Rick Pringle
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Garry Oak restoration: Seedling response to post planting treatments in Central Washington
Laura Blume
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Trajectories of community change of sagebrush shrubsteppe following multiple wildfires
Eva Dettweiler-Robinson
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Increasing canopy cover on single family residential property in Seattle, WA
Jana Dilley
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Differences in growing season sap-flow among subalpine conifers in the North Cascades
Matthew Weintraub
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Stakeholder constructs of cultural ecosystem services within a framework for forest stewardship
Ian Bell
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Restoring highly degraded habitats for rare species in Puget Sound prairies
Eric Delvin
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Willingness of small forest landowners to participate in working forest conservation easements in Washington
Sonja Lin
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**Nitrogen fixation in poplar -- increased efficiency of bioenergy crop production:
An introduction to the diazotrophic endophytes of Populus trichocarpa
Jenny Knoth
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***Multi-stakeholder assessment of alien invasive plant clearing on private land in the Western Cape, South Africa
Lauren Urgenson
***Voted best presentation of the symposium.
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Carbon amendments as a restoration tool
Rachel Mitchell
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