Upcoming Event

Webinar: Science to inform Open Space Conservation: Land use changes, forest fragmentation, and the Wildland-Urban Interface

October 24, 2012–December 31, 1969

Wednesday, October 24, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Eastern Time

What is science telling us about land use change? Our panel of expert scientists will present their research and the various methods used to project growth, map housing densities, and observe forest fragmentation across the country. Join us for a discussion about how these tools and knowledge can help guide planning efforts.

This, as well as all webinars in the series, is open to all who wish to attend. Please contact Sara Comas (scomas@fs.fed.us) with comments, special accommodations, or to be added to the mailing list.

Scheduled speakers to include:

  • Dave Theobald National Park Service - housing density mapping
  • Miranda Mockrin USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station - WUI mapping
  • Dave Wear USFS Southern Research Station - land use change, key forest statistics
  • Kurt Riitters USFS Southern Research Station - forest fragmentation

Please register in advance for this and future webinars.

For more information please visit the website.