Celebrating Life: Conserving Imperiled Ecosystems

Monday, 09 December, 2013  |  08:00 AM - 10:15 AM

--A Public Symposium--

Learn about biodiversity hot spots in the U.S., threats these areas face, and solutions being explored.

Monday's schedule of presenters is:

8:10 KARA KUKOVICH. The Verde River: Arizona’s riparian gem

8:25 JEFFREY BRANHAM. The Pinelands National Reserve: a diamond in the rough

8:40 CAILYN BRIERLEY. A call to action: conserving and restoring Long Island Sound

8:55 ALICIA EVANS. The Chesapeake Bay: feedback loops and dying treasures

BREAK

9:20 AVERY YOUNG. Everglades: History of people, modification, and restoration

9:35 JEFFREY FRISCH. The Adirondack State Park: large scale land management, and a glimpse of how humans and nature can coexist

9:50 EWA HERNANDEZ. Saving the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Hosted by the Prescott College Conservation Biology Class.

The symposium takes place from 8-10:15 am, Monday and Wednesday (Dec. 9 and 11) in the Natural History Institute Gallery.

This event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Grab a cup of coffee beforehand at the College's Crossroads Cafe.

Monday, 09 December, 2013

08:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Cost:

Free

Categories:

Location:

Natural History Institute
312 Grove Ave.
Prescott, AZ 86301

Event Contact Info

Tom Fleischner
Email: Phone: 928-350-2219
Website: Click to Visit

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