Events

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Talk Abstract: Understanding the drivers and patterns of thermal complexity is essential for effective management of aquatic systems. Such efforts require a combination of extensive empirical data collection and new modeling approaches.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
CONSERVATION AND HEALTH PART 1

Efforts to conserve biodiversity have long emphasized the creation of national parks and other protected areas. The creation of parks is a challenge in tropical regions, where rural population densities are high, land ownership is often contested, and local livelihoods and health depend on natural resources. Should conservation goals be achieved by strictly excluding people from large portions of the landscape? Given the complexities of the problem, how can conflicts between conservation and human needs be managed?

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

This talk is describing and discussing the four factors that will combine to strongly change conservation in the new century, compared to as we have known it in the 20th century.  This “Perfect Storm”, the combining of the factors, will cause interaction with surprising consequences for the conservation of nature and the outdoor recreation economy.  The institutions that provide conservation of natural resources…the government agencies, universities and conservation organizations will need to reset their strategies or will lose relevance in this new sett

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

OIL SPILLS IN MICHIGAN AND LOUISIANA:

What can scientists, engineers and affected communities learn from the 2010 Kalamazoo River and Gulf of Mexico oil spills? 

A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
between researchers and scientists from Michigan State University and Louisiana State University. 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Friday, October 23, 2015 (All day)
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Official welcome back to the lobby polar bear