Seminar Series

Learn more about the topics, speakers, and schedule for our weekly seminar series. View past seminar recordings.  

Seminars typically meet 3-4pm on Wednesdays at ENR2 S210 and on Zoom ( This is subject to change. Please email Ruth ( if you would like to be added to our listserv for announcements.

Date Topic/Title Speaker Affiliation
Jan. 10, 2024 SNRE Department Introductions    
Jan 17, 2024 SNRE Department Introductions    
Jan 24, 2024 Data science as a (natural) resource Jeff Oliver UArizona Libraries
Jan 31, 2024 Natural infrastructure in dryland streams (NIDS) can establish regenerative wetland sinks that reverse desertification and strengthen climate resilience Laura Norman USGS
Feb 7, 2024 If you build it, they will come: rapid colonization by aquatic species following flow restoration in the Santa Cruz River Michael Bogan UArizona SNRE
Feb 14, 2024 Why Do Birds Migrate? Causes and Consequences of Seasonal Movements. Courtney Conway University of Idaho
Feb 21, 2024 Roadsides as novel ecosystems Kris Gade AZDOT
Feb 28, 2024 Coming to grips with fire—through five decades of resource conservation efforts at Lake Tahoe. Dave Ziegler


March 6, 2024 Spring break  


March 13, 2024 Pima County’s Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan: from a single-species “problem” to landscape-scale conservation Brian Powell Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation (NRPR)
March 20, 2024 A land trust perspective on collaborative land conservation and restoration in SE Arizona Cameron Becker
Andrew Quarles
Arizona Land and Water Trust
March 27, 2024 Hierarchical statistical models can fuse multiple data sources and account for dependence in observational data Henry Scharf UArizona Math
April 3, 2024 Applying Ecological Stoichiometry to Manage Freshwater Ecosystems Eric Moody Middlebury College
April 10, 2024 The Southwest Bat Hub: Collaborative monitoring and conservation in Arizona and New Mexico Kathy Gerst Bat Conservation International
April 17, 2024 Cancelled    
April 24, 2024 Human-bat interactions in a disease emergence hotspot Reilly Jackson AZGFD
May 1, 2024 Safety, Science and Leadership: Coming Home in One Piece Brent Sigafus US Geological Survey