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Dale L. Travis Lecture Series

Dale L. Travis Lecture Series

Fall 2018 Dale L. Travis LectureShrub Willow: RX for a healthier planet

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:30 pm, Gateway Center at ESF

Dr. Timothy VolkSenior Research Associate, Forest & Natural Resources Management

Join us for a lecture by Dr. Timothy Volk, whose research focuses on developing shrub willow to provide a host of environmental benefits, including a sustainable source for renewable energy. Dr. Volk is a senior research associate in ESF's Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management and was honored as the College's Exemplary Researcher for 2018-19. He has more than 25 years of experience working in the fields of forestry, agroforestry, short-rotation woody crops, bioenergy and phytoremediation in the northeastern United States and Africa.

For more information, visit www.esf.edu/willow.

This event is made possible by the generous support of Dale L. Travis '59.

Admission to the lecture and reception is free. Parking will be available on campus.

Dale Travis

Dale L. Travis

Ten years after graduating from ESF (Wood Products Engineering '59), Dale Travis was transferred to New York City by U.S. Plywood. Shortly thereafter, Dale founded his own business, Dale Travis Associates Inc. (DTA) to produce fine architectural signage. DTA works with some of the most prominent architects and graphic designers in the world. Its exterior and interior signs distinguish corporate buildings and museums across the country. Recent museum projects include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History, the Rose Center (Hayden Planetarium), and the Morgan Library & Museum. DTA were privileged to carve the cornerstones for 1 World Trade Center and 4 World Trade Center. DTA are a member of the Society of Environmental Graphic Designers. The Dale L. Travis Lecture Series is intended to inform the public about the incredible research going on at ESF in many different fields of study.