Note: Fall 2020 Seminars for ECo and BCT will be held on Zoom. Please see the flyers for more information.

Environmental Conservation, Fall 2020 (flyer)

Faculty lightning talks

September 4, 2020 – 12:20 pm (Zoom)

Anne Averill, Kate Fickas, Ezra Markowitz, Desiree Narango, Fernando Romero, Charlie Schweik, Ryan Wicks (UMass Amherst)


The Threat of Global Mercury Pollution to Bird Migration

September 18, 2020 – 12:20 pm (Zoom)

Chad Seewagen, Great Hollow Nature Preserve and Ecological Research Center


Assessing the Local Economics Impacts of Land Protection in New England

October 2, 2020 – 12:20 pm (Zoom)

Katharine Sims, Amherst College


An Organization-wide Approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) for Conservation Organizations

October 9, 2020 – 12:20 pm (Zoom)

Karena Mahung, Indufor North America


One Health in a New World

October 16, 2020 – 12:20 pm (Zoom)

Mary Ann Ottinger, University of Houston


Fungal Pathogens across Species

October 30, 2020 – 12:20 pm (Zoom)

Emily Monosson, Ronin Institute and Adjunct  at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Future Urban Sustainability and Human-Environment Feedbacks

November 13, 2020 – 12:20 pm (Zoom)

Elizabeth Cook, Barnard College

Building and Construction Technology, Fall 2020 (flyer)

Boston’s Big Dig

September 21, 2020 – 4:00 pm (Zoom)

Dan McNichol, Journalist & Author


Forests, Forestry & Climate Change

October 5, 2020 – 4:00 pm (Zoom)

Robert Perschel, Executive Director, NE Forestry Foundation


Strategies to Lower CO2 Emissions Using Concrete Masonry

October 19, 2020 – 4:00 pm (Zoom)

Heidi Jandris, BArch, Technical Services, Jandris Block


A Better Way to Build in the 21st Century

November 2, 2020 – 4:00 pm (Zoom)

Tedd Benson, Founder and CEO of Bensonwood & Unity Homes