Discussion and Live Podcast: 'Changes to the Land'

Event Details

March 23, 2017
7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center

Room: S240

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Darci Connor Maresca
413-545-1680

In partnership with Mongabay, an online environmental science and conservation news site, the School of Earth and Sustainability (SES) hosts a live podcast with researchers from Harvard University's Long Term Ecological Research program in nearby Petersham, Massachusetts. 

Panelists include David Foster, Director of Harvard Forest LTER, Matthew Duveneck, postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Forest, Mike Gaworecki, newscast host, Mongabay, Glenn Scherer, contributing editor, Mongabay.

The evening will include a discussion their landmark report "Changes to the Land," about forest fragmentation, climate change, and more in Massachusetts (and the wider region), plus science communication, what changes at the Long Term Ecological Research program (LTER) they're seeing, and more, to air on the Mongabay Newscast, the outlet's biweekly podcast. Come join this discussion about climate change and other changes to the land, regionally to globally.The Mongabay team will also be on campus and available on Thursday and Friday to drop in on classes and meet with Five College students, staff, and community members interested in, or working in, environmental publishing.

Contact Erik Hoffner to learn more about these events or to arrange a meeting, erik@mongabay.com or 413-429-5296.

Directions:

The Integrative Learning Center is located in the center of campus, between the campus pond and the Campus Center.