(Virtual) Hammond Lecture 2021: Forest Fires and Our Current Understandings

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Hammond Lecture Series 2021 | Featuring Dr. Marc-André Parisien

FOREST FIRES: Our Current Understandings

The Hammond Lecture Series began in 2000 in honour of Kenneth Hammond, founder of Hammond Manufacturing and former member of U of G’s Board of Governors. Hammond was an advocate of environmental and resource issues and environmental education.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Marc-André Parisien

Dr. Parisien is a research scientist at the Canadian Forest Service, Northern Forestry Centre, (Edmonton, Alberta) where he has been working with the fire research group since 2000. He will talk about "Forest or Wildfire Impacts due to Climate Change – recent/present understanding, risks and impacts". 


Dr. Yvonne Su, Department of Equity Studies, York University: DISASTERS AND DISPLACEMENT AT HOME AND ABROAD

Dr. Rachel Dietrich, Parks Canada, University of Guelph: Prescribed fire for mitigation of wildfire risk and restoration of ecological integrity

Derek Sidders, Regional Coordinator and Program Manager, Canadian Forest Service:  FOREST AND AFFORESTATION REGENERATION STRATEGIES TO MITIGATE FIRE RISK AND CO2 EMISSIONS


Free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome!

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