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Environmental Studies Seminar SeriesCampus Calendar

Thursday, November 2, 2017
11:00 am - 12:20 am

Location: Nifkin Lounge

Event Description: Contested Terrain: Open-Space Protection and the Adirondack Economy
Guest Speaker: Philip G. Terrie, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus at Bowling Green University and author of Contested Terrain: A New History of Nature and People in the Adirondacks
Abstract: Adirondack business interest and politicians routinely insist that the protection of open space-whether through expansion of the Forest Preserve, the restrictions on development in the Private Land Use Plan, or easements on private land-constitute a drag on the regional economy. This presentation examines the validity of this assertion in a state-wide and national context.

Rebecca Hart

Sponsor: Environmental Studies

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