Massachusetts Forest Forum

26 Oct
When:
November 8, 2018 @ 3:01 pm – 7:30 pm
2018-11-08T15:01:00-05:00
2018-11-08T19:30:00-05:00
Where:
Harvard Forest
324 North Main Street
Petersham
MA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Bob O'Connor

The Fall Forest Forum will be held at Harvard Forest in Petersham on November 8th from 3 to 7:30 pm.

Schedule:     

3 – 3:45                      Introductions and Projects

3:45 – 4:30                Managing Southern New England Forests for Climate Resilience and Carbon Storage – Mark Ashton, Professor of Silviculture & Forest Ecology, Yale University

4:30 – 5:15                Large Trees in Massachusetts Forests and Carbon Storage – William Moomaw, Professor Emeritus, Tufts University and Bob Leverett, Forest Reserve Science Advisory Committee

5:15 – 6                      Dinner provided

6 – 6:45                      Carbon Budgetting Mass Wildlife’s Managed Forests – Brian Hawthorne, Mass Wildllife

6:45 – 7:30                Updates:

                                    Working Forest Initiative – Jennifer Fish, DCR

                                    Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership – Bob O’Connor, EOEEA

                                    Cross Laminated Timber and Carbon Forestry Initiatives – Frank Lowenstein, New England Forestry Foundation