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Anticipating the Hydrologic Consequences of Emerald Ash Borer Invasion in Tribal Forested Wetlands through a Sapflux Network

  • Dates: April 7, 2022
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Price: Fee: $10
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2022 Winter Enrichment Lecture Series

Title: Anticipating the Hydrologic Consequences of Emerald Ash Borer Invasion in Tribal Forested Wetlands through a Sapflux Network

Speaker: Angela Waupochick, PhD student, UW–Madison Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology.

About the talk: Tribal communities maintain significant landholdings, including black ash–dominated forested wetlands. These systems have not been a priority for management, but anticipated mortality induced by emerald ash borer has prompted tribal managers to seek strategies and prioritize areas for mitigation. Waupochick’s tribal-scale research aims to direct local management by capturing a refined picture of environmental and atmospheric controls for these systems, determine stand hydrology changes following black ash loss, and direct specific management areas for tribal managers.

Details and registration: Fee: $10. Register by April 3: https://arboretum.wisc.edu/learn/adult-education/winter-enrichment/.

About the series: The Arboretum’s long-running Winter Enrichment series offers lectures for naturalists, volunteers, friends, and community members. During this year’s series, you will hear about innovative approaches and cultural perspectives that address environmental challenges. The 2022 lectures will be virtual on Thursday mornings, February 3 through April 7, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. 

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