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Thursday October 23, 2014
An all day symposium celebrating the legacy of the Endangered Species Act and Vermont's experience protecting our most vulnerable species.

Keynote speakers include Joe Roman, Author and Hardy Fellow in
Conservation Biology, Harvard University and Collin O’Mara, President
and CEO, National Wildlife Federation—and panels of experts will examine
the future for conservation biology and discuss the challenges ahead for
preserving Vermont's natural heritage. Other panelists will include our
own Jed Murdoch, biologists from Vermont Fish and Wildlife, and the US
Fish and Wildlife Service as well as a number of NGOs.

More details about the conference can be found here:
link is to the agenda:


is $15, which includes lunch from Sugar Snap.
Friday October 24, 2014
José Maria Tardin is a member of the Brazilian Movement of Landless Rural Workers (MST), working in the pedagogy sector, in technical schools for agroecology in Brazil and the Americas. Since 2005, he has been a coordinator of the Latin American School for Agroecology (ELAA), located on the Contestado agrarian reform settlement in the county of Lapa, one hour from the Paraná state capital Curitiba, in the south of Brazil.

Sponsored by the Food Systems Initative and the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics
Tuesday October 28, 2014
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