Ash Tree Inventory Webinar
Tue., May. 2, at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE: There is no participant limit for this online learning opportunity but the in-person field tour on May 3rd will be limited to 40 participants.
PARTICIPATION IN THIS WEBINAR IS REQUIRED IF YOU WISH TO ATTEND THE FIELD TOUR ON MAY 3RD.
Tyler Everett, of Mi’kmaq Nation, United South and Eastern Tribes Inc., Passamaquoddy Forestry Department, and UMaine PhD Student, will discuss the importance of land trust action to inventory ash across the region. During this online webinar, he will introduce concepts and core skills related to ash inventory, including:
- Recognizing brown, white, and green ash
- Delineating the edge of brown ash wetland forests
- Collection of stand, plot, and tree level data that is useful to monitoring, management, and seed collection efforts
- Monitoring for EAB
- Cultural access agreements & data sovereignty
Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
May 3rd In-Person Field Tour
All of the concepts and core skills introduced in this webinar will be demonstrated live through a field tour on May 3rd. The location of this field tour is TBD but it will be no more than 1 hour away from Rockport to provide adequate time to travel to the MLTN conference.
Registration for the field tour is separate from registration for the online webinar, and will be limited to 40 participants. Information about and registration for the field tour will be finalized soon and available here when ready. Check back soon!
Tyler Everett is a citizen of Mi’kmaq Nation. His research prioritizes methodologies that result in Tribal led science. He is a PhD student in the School of Forest Resources here at the University of Maine and his current research focuses on the impacts of emerald ash borer (EAB) on Tribal ash resources and identifying innovative management and mitigation strategies for this forest health issue that Tribal Nation partners support and have interest in better understanding.