Spring 2016 Lectures

Spring 2016 Lectures

April 5, 2016 to April 21, 2016

In Spring 2016, Hixon hosted two speaker events.  On April 5, Dr. Kathleen Wolf, Research Social Scientist with the College of the Environment, University of Washington, gave a lunch talk on Valuation of Metro Nature: Target Public Health Costs.  She gave a a second talk on “The Evolution of Nature in Cities: Sanitary to Sustainable to Sacred” on Wed, April 6, at 123 Huntington Street. Both talks were co-hosted by CAES (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station). On April 21, J. Morgan Grove, who is a team leader and research scientist at the Baltimore Field Station, USDA Forest Service, and Steward Pickett, who is a Distinguished Senior Scientist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, N.Y. came for a panel discussion on the topic of The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

12:00pm

Valuation of Metro Nature: Target Public Health Costs

Kathy Wolf, University of Washington

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

12:00pm

The Evolution of Nature in Cities: Sanitary to Sustainable to Sacred

Kathy Wolf, University of Washington

Thursday, April 21, 2016

4:15pm

The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

Morgan Grove '96 PhD, USDA Forest Service

Steward Pickett, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies