Old Growth Urban Forest

Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries
Thursday, July 18, 2013
2:30 PM, 160 PBB

Robert Loeb is an associate professor of biology and forestry at The Pennsylvania State University, DuBois Campus, which is an undergraduate campus of Penn State. He teaches introductory biology to first and second year agriculture students including those from the DuBois campus’ associate degree Wildlife Technology program. His BS in biology and environmental science is from Long Island University and Ph.D. in biology is from New York University. In addition to being a faculty member, he has served in campus academic administration roles for more than 20 years. Dr. Loeb’s 40+ year research program focuses on the historical ecology and management of old growth urban forests and urban natural areas. While Dr. Loeb’s 2011 book Old Growth Urban Forests focused on his research from the coastal northeastern United States, much of his research over the past five years has been conducted at Radnor Lake State Natural Area in Nashville, Tennessee where he investigates the ecological basis of urban natural area management issues. For the Society of American Foresters, Dr. Loeb is an Associate Editor of Urban and Community Forestry for the Journal of Forestry, National Conference Urban and . . .


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