An All-Lands Vision:
Engaging Large Private Landowners in Landscape Conservation
Friday, October 21, 2016
Field Auditorium, Environment Hall 1112
7:30am – 5:00pm
The Duke Society of American Foresters (SAF) Chapter is hosting its annual fall symposium focused on the “All Lands Vision” for landscape conservation, as laid out by USFS Chief Tom Tidwell. We have a lineup of speakers who have been involved in this movement that include leaders in conservation, ecology, forestry, and public lands management.
All are invited to attend, but RSVP is required by next Friday, October 14, 2016. Please fill out this survey if you are attending, even if for only part of the day.
Talks will end around 3:30pm, followed by an informal reception. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided to registered participants. This symposium has been approved by SAF for 5.0 Continuing Forestry Education credits.
Jeff Vincent | Professor and Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
Dean Urban | Professor and Associate Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
Paul Trianosky MEM ’93 | Chief Conservation Officer, Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc.
Brian Dangler| Director of the Working Forest Fund, The Conservation Fund
Cherie Kearney | Forest Conservation Director, Columbia Land Trust
Rolf Diamant | Retired Superintendent for the National Park Service, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Vermont
Laurie Wayburn | Co-founder, Co-CEO, and President, Pacific Forest Trust
07:30 - 08:15 am (CHECK-IN, COFFEE, LIGHT BREAKFAST)
Early Morning: A Primer on 'All-Lands'
08:15 - 08:30 am | Welcoming Remarks - JEFF VINCENT
08:30 - 09:00 am | Executive Summary and Introduction - PAUL TRIANOSKY
09:00 - 09:30 am | Landscape Ecology and Conservation - DEAN URBAN
09:30 - 10:00 am | The Role of Public Lands - ROLF DIAMANT
10:00 - 10:15 am (BREAK)
Late Morning: Engaging Large Landowners & Success Stories
10:15 - 11:15 am | The Importance of Engaging Large Landowners - CHERIE KEARNEY
11:15 - 12:15 pm | Success Stories in Public/Private Partnerships - BRIAN DANGLER
12:15 - 01:15pm (LUNCH)
Afternoon: Bringing It All Together — Keynote Address & Panel Discussion
01:15 - 02:30 pm | Capstone Presentation – LAURIE WAYBURN
02:30 - 03:30 pm | Next Steps and Solutions Panel - Moderated by PAUL TRIANOSKY
03:30 - 05:00 pm (RECEPTION)
Duke University Forest Finance Initiative
United States Forest Service
United States Forest Service
Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
Nicholas School Office of Development and Alumni Relations
SAF Triangle Chapter
Landscape conservation is a topic that lies close to the hearts of many students at Nicholas, and SAF is excited to bring this panel of speakers into our community. Anyone interested in forests, conservation, landscape ecology, ecosystem services and private-public partnerships will benefit from these discussions. We hope to see many of you there.
The Duke SAF Board
Harley Burton MF ‘17, John Burrows MEM/MF ‘17, Tim Hipp MEM ‘17, Ramsey Meigs MF/MBA ‘17