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The Global Conservation Lectures have been cancelled until further notice.

Dr. Stuart Pimm

Dr. Stuart Pimm

Using science to effect practical solutions to reduce the rate of species extinctions

Date: Monday, March 23, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Gateway Center

Presented by Dr. Stuart Pimm, Doris Duke Professor of Conservation Ecology at Duke University

How many species are known, how many remain undiscovered, and how many are threatened with extinction? Although efforts typically focus on preserving numbers, Dr. Pimm will explore the power of location when it comes to the question of extinction.

Dr. Tom Brooks

Dr. Thomas Brooks

Does conservation work?

Date: Friday, April 3, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Gateway Center

Presented by Dr. Tom Brooks, Chief Scientist at International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Although an explosion of environmental assessment may suggest that conservation efforts are less than effective, spend an evening considering the alternative. What would happen in the absence of conservation? In this thought-provoking presentation, Dr. Brooks will illustrate the genuine impact of conservation..

Dr. Healy Hamilton

Dr. Healy Hamilton

Precision conservation at the scale of a nation

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Gateway Center

Presented by Dr. Healy Hamilton, Chief Scientist at NatureServe

Thanks to NatureServe, conservation intelligence is now available at a pace and scale never before known. In this inspiring presentation, Dr. Hamilton will explain groundbreaking efforts to empower experts across the nation with biodiversity data on tens of thousands of plants, animals, and ecosystems.

Sponsored by:
Camp Fire Conservation Fund
ESF Alumni Association
Dale Travis '59
The Department of Environmental and Forest Biology

Admission to the lectures and receptions are free. Parking will be available on campus.
Reception to follow.