|Biology seminar on climate change is Dec. 14|
A Biology seminar titled "Hunting for Solutions: What Climate Change Carbon Pricing Mean for Wildlife and Habitat in the Northern Plains" will begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, in the Center for Innovation IdeaLab
• Focus on the economic impact wildlife and sportsmen activities have on North Dakota’s economy.
• Highlight opportunities for landowners and hunters from terrestrial sequestration of carbon.
• Discuss impacts on wildlife in North Dakota’s prairie pothole region from climate change.
• Emphasize state specific natural resource funding currently being debated in the U.S. Senate.
7 p.m. - Welcome; UND Biology Department and National Wildlife Federation
7:10 p.m. - Economic Impact of Hunting and Sportsmen Activities on North Dakota’s Economy; Roger Hollevoet, project leader for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Devils Lake, Wetland Management District
7:30 p.m. - Prairie Wetlands and Climate Change - Droughts and Ducks in the Potholes; Rick Voldseth, department of Soil Science, North Dakota State University
7:50 p.m. - Pots of Gold - Carbon Sequestration Opportunities for Hunters and Landowners; Liz Mathern, Carbon Credit Program Specialist, North Dakota Farmers Union
8:10 p.m. - Natural Resource Adaptation Funding in the Federal Climate Bills; Justin Allegro, Legislative Representative for Wildlife Conservation, National Wildlife Federation
8:30 p.m. - Dialogue with Q & A, Including questions from those viewing at IVN satellite locations in Bismarck, Devils Lake,
Fargo, and Jamestown
9 p.m. - Adjourn
-- Isaac Schlosser, professor and chair, Biology, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-2254