Event:

UT FRREC Lecture Series Event - 'The Southeastern Grasslands Initiative: Charting a New Course for Conservation in the 21st Century'
 



The Forest Resources Research & Education Center
Oak Ridge
Thursday, June 13, 2019
7 - 8 pm



Dwayne Estes, Tennessee Conservationist of the Year, will present 'The Southeastern Grasslands Initiative: Charting a New Course for Conservation in the 21st Century' at 7:00 p.m. on June 13 at the UT Arboretum Auditorium.

Estes serves as executive director for the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative (SGI). At Austin Peay State University, Dwayne also serves as Professor of Biology and Director of the APSU Herbarium, a plant museum with over 130,000 specimens. He and his team are building a strong network of collaborators across a 23-state region that includes citizen scientists, private landowners, academic researchers, government agencies and NGOs, corporations and philanthropic foundations. For his leadership in developing SGI, Estes was named Tennessee Conservationist of the Year in 2018 by the Tennessee Wildlife Federation.

This is a free program offered by the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society and co-sponsored by TCWP (Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Protection). No registration is required.


 







 
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