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Departmental Seminar Series

Spring 2024 NRM790 Seminar Series

Day and Time: Fridays at 10-10:50 a.m.
Classroom: Edgar S. McFadden Biostress Laboratory Room 103 and Zoom
(Version: April 5, 2024)

Jan. 12

Michele Dudash, department head
NRM Introductions and Dept Announcements, etc.
(Followed by New Graduate Student Orientation at 11 a.m. in SNP 164)

Jan. 19

Weiwei Zhang, associate professor, School of Psychology, Sociology and Rural Studies, SDSU
Integration of spatial data and methods in health research: A case study of measuring healthcare access.

Jan. 26

Pete Bauman, SDSU Extension natural resources and wildlife field specialist
South Dakota’s Native Habitats History and Future.

Feb. 2

Robin Buterbaugh, horticulture Extension field specialist I (Host: Lora Perkins)
Community Native Plant Projects and Future Work with Extension.

Feb. 9

Phil Urso, assistant professor, Animal Science, SDSU (Host: Bill Severud)
State of the Bison Union: Where we are and where we are headed.

Feb. 16

Job candidate seminar.

Feb. 23

Job candidate seminar.

March 1

Omera Matto, assistant professor, University of South Dakota (Host: Alison Coulter)
Genetic Variation for Metabolic Plasticity in a Global Aquatic Invader.

March 8


March 15

NO SEMINAR - Spring Break

March 22

NO SEMINAR - IPR Meetings with External Evaluators

March 29

NO SEMINAR - Easter Recess

April 5

Carter Dollen (Host: Steve Chipps) - M.S. proposal
Lake Sharpe Walleye Movement.

Blake Pulse (Host: Jenn Zavaleta Cheek) - M.S. proposal
Building Resilience in the South Dakota Local Food System.

April 12

Walter Wafula (Hosts: Krista Ehlert and Josh Leffler) - Ph.D. proposal
Carbon consequences of precision grazing management technology in the Northern Great Plains.

April 19

Dana Ghering (Host: Bill Severud)
Oglala Lakota College Cultural Education Outreach Programs.

April 26

Mercedes Batalla (Host: Steve Chipps) - M.S. proposal
Characterizing wetland use by aquatic invertebrates, amphibians and fishes in wetlands enrolled in ACEP-WRE easements in eastern South Dakota.

Kat Millman (Host: Josh Stafford) - M.S. proposal
Avian and vegetation communities of wetlands enrolled in the USDA-NRCS Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP).