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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Bob Herendeen's Seminar re: Nomination as Adjunct Faculty

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location: 311 Aiken
Description: Bob Herendeen has been nominated for adjunct faculty status in the Rubenstein School.  He will be presenting a short seminar on his scholarship and his interests in becoming an adjunct faculty.

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Gund Tea: Dr. William Keeton - "Towards a common vision of forestcarbon management"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Alexander Wezel - “Agroecology: world-wide interpretations and applications in France.”

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Davis Center, Livak Ballroom (Rm 419)
Description: Speaker: Alexander Wezel, Associate Professor of Agroecology & Landscape Ecology, Head of the Department Agroecology and Environment, ISARA-Lyon, France

Free and open to the public. Refreshments available.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Burack Lecture: Dr. Pamela Matson

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Dudley H. Davis Center, Jost Foundation Room
Description: Title: 'A New Era in Global Change Science: Linking Knowledge and Action for Sustainability'
Dr. Matson's research addresses a range of environment and sustainability issues, including sustainability of agricultural systems; vulnerability of particular people and places to climate change; the consequences of tropical deforestation on atmosphere, climate and water systems; and solutions to global change in the nitrogen and carbon cycles. With multi-disciplinary teams of researchers, managers, and decision makers, she has worked to develop agricultural approaches that reduce environmental impacts while improving livelihoods and human wellbeing. Dr. Matson serves on numerous boards and committees, including the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has produced nearly 200 publications, including "Seeds of Sustainability: Lessons from the Birthplace of the Green Revolution". Dr. Matson received her B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire; her M.S. in Environmental Science from Indiana University; and her Ph.D. in Forest Ecology from Oregon State University.

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Friday, February 1, 2013

Gund Tea: Abdon Schmitt - "The Southern Brazil Agroecology Case: From Family Farm Livelihood to the Provision of Ecosystem Services"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

REMINDER - Abstracts for the 7th Biennial Conference of the USSEEDue on 2/15/13

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Location: Online
Description: Please visit the Call for Papers page to submit your presentation ideas using our online form found at .

Abstracts are due by February 15, 2013. For questions, please contact conference organizers at
Or call UVM's Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at (802) 656-1353.

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