- Forestry Extension Learn at Lunch Webinar -- Tuesday, June 16, noon to 1 p.m., "Mapping Human or Natural Disturbance Effects on Coniferous Forest Canopies Using Field Plot and Lidar Data." Features information on using remote sensing, particularly lidar, to create predictive models and maps of forest biomass following anthropogenic activities (i.e. timber harvest) and naturally occurring disturbances (i.e. bark beetle infestation). Research Forester Dr. Andrew Hudak will offer the perspective relating to harvest activities useful to forest managers, while Geographer Benjamin Bright will focus on mapping bark beetle disturbance effects. The webinar is good for 1 CEU from the International Society of Arboriculture or the Society of American Foresters. Click here to join the free webinar.
Facebook for Extension and CAAS Webinar - Wednesday, June 17, 11 a.m., presented by Mike Whitesides. More Americans use Facebook than any other social media platform. Come learn the best ways to use Facebook to reach them. Discussion topics include: when to use profiles, pages or groups; how to craft an engaging post to reach more people; the secrets to posting URL's on Facebook; photos vs. albums (when should I do what???); and when should I boost a post with paid reach? The webinar will be recorded for later viewing. Registration is not required. Click here to join the webinar.