Troy D. Randall, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Medicine, Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
|Date(s)|| 12/13/2011 - 4:00 p.m.
|Location||Donahue Auditorium, Gordon Science Center|
|Presenter||Donald J. Leopold, Ph.D., Distinguished Teaching Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Forestry Biology, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry|
|Description|| Natural plant communities can guide the restoration of badly degraded sites and establishment of new forests. Leopold will review basic ecological principles underlying the abundance of plant species in various natural communities of upstate New York. He will discuss several applications of these principles to create a sustainable landscape, including the green roof on the new Gateway Building at ESF as well as plantings for the new ESF biology building, which include an oak-chestnut forest and inland salt marsh.
All lectures are held in Donahue Auditorium, Gordon Science Center, at 4:00 p.m. Call (315) 792-3028 for more information.
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