Monday, May 20, 2013

Webinar: Conservation Science Webinar Series - Native and Non-native Species: How Much Attention Should Managers Be Paying to Origins?

Conservation Science Webinar Series
"The Science behind the News"

The National Conservation Training Center's Conservation Science Webinar Series attempts to cut through the spin and rhetoric by providing the science behind conservation issues in the news.   Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
2:00 – 3:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Native and Non-native Species: How Much Attention Should Managers Be Paying to Origins?

A debate between Mark Davis and Dan Simberloff

Dr. Mark Davis is the DeWitt Wallace Professor of Biology at Macalester College

Dr. Daniel Simberloff is the Gore Hunger professor of Environmental Studies at University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Description: Two of the leading scientists in the field of Invasion Biology, Dr. Mark Davis (author of the book Invasion Biology, published in 2009 by Oxford University Press) and Dr. Daniel Simberloff (Director of the Institute for Biological Invasions at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville) will discuss when, if and how conservation biologists and managers should deal with non-native species.

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