UMass, Department of Environmental Conservation, Seminar Series Spring 2013

Fridays from 12:20 to 1:10 in Holdsworth Hall Room 202

15-Feb   Complex Interactions in Establishing a new Herbivore-host Plant Association with a Widely Distributed Invasive Plant: Biological Control of Tamarix in the Western U.S.
Tom Dudley, University of California, Santa Barbara, Riparian Invasion Research Laboratory

1-Mar    Tuna Research at the Large Pelagics Research Center – What We Have Learnt & What is Driving Us Forward?
Tim Lam, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Environmental Conservation, Large Pelagics Research Center

15-Mar  Forest Conservation and Stewardship Along an Urban-to-Rural Gradient: Understanding What People Do and Why They Do It
Anne Short, Boston University, Department of Geography and Environment

29-Mar  Alien Nation! A Recent “Bio”-graphy (Tales from Invasion Biology)
Banu Subramaniam, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

12-Apr   Life Cycle Thinking and the Built Environment
Melissa Bilec, University of Pittsburgh, School of Engineering