Fall 2008 Seminar Series Schedule (PDF)

September 12:

Historic Stone Walls as a Conservation Issue
Robert Thorson, University of Connecticut

September 19:

Winter Moth: A New Invasive Defoliator in New England
Joe Elkinton, University of Massachusetts

September 26:

Land Conservation and the Design and Planning of Sustainable Open Space
Elizabeth Brabec, University of Massachusetts

October 3:

Understanding Mechanisms that Guide Avian Community Responses to
Amanda Rodewald, The Ohio State University

October 10:

Water Policy Issues in South Africa
Craig Nicolson, University of Massachusetts

October 17:

Reflections on the Holy Grail of Integrating Social and Natural Science: The
Case of Climate, Land Use, and Nutrient Cycling in Coastal Zones
Colin Polsky, Clark University

October 24:


October 31:

Canada Lynx in Maine
John Organ, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

November 7:

Dams in the Connecticut River Valley
Brian Graber, American Rivers

November 14:


November 21:

Turtles in Sprawlville: Conservation of Eastern Blanding’s Turtles
Brad Compton, University of Massachusetts

November 28:

Thanksgiving break

December 5:

Hermaphrodites in Your Backyard: The Landscape Ecology of Amphibian
David Skelly, Yale University