Seminar Series

Unless otherwise indicated, all presentations occur at 12:15-1:15 (Eastern Time) in the Rachel Carson Room, located in the Basement Cafeteria of the Main Interior Building (1849 C St. NW, Washington, DC).

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Upcoming Seminars

August 13th, 2018 - Deepwater Horizion Oil Spill Restoration: Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act (RESTORE Act)​

  • Clare Cragan, Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Solicitor, DOI
  • Darrell Echols, Chief of Science & Natural Resources Management, NPS
  • Michael Miner, Marine Minerals Program Coordinator, Gulf of Mexico Region, BOEM
  • Harold Peterson, Supervisory Physical Scientist, Nashville, TN, BIA
  • Gregory Steyer, Science Advisor, Southeast Region, USGS


September 10th, 2018 - LANDFIRE - Foundational All Lands Data Improving Decisions in Land Management

  • Henry Bastian, Program Manager, DOI-OS Office of Wildland Fire
  • Frank Fay, Program Manager, USDA FS Fire and Aviation Management
  • Jim Smith, Project Manager, The Nature Conservancy
  • Birgit Peterson, Geographer, USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center

View Schedule of Upcoming Seminars