Thursday, March 22nd

Sustainable Futures: Finding Common Ground Between Traditional and Scientific Ecological Knowledge

Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Description:

As part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series, Dr. Robin Kimmerer will present “Restoration and Reciprocity: Finding Common Ground Between Traditional and Scientific Ecological Knowledge.”

Dr. Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, writer and Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, New York. She is also founding director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, which creates programs that draw on both indigenous wisdom and scientific knowledge to promote sustainability. Her research interests include the role of traditional ecological knowledge in ecological restoration and building resilience for climate change. In collaboration with tribal partners, she and her students have an active research program in the ecology and restoration of plants of cultural significance to Native people.

Dr. Kimmerer’s lecture is co-sponsored by the Environment & Community Graduate Program; Schatz Energy Research Center; and the Environmental Science and Management , Sociology, and Wildlife departments.

Price: Free

Location:

HSU Campus

Room: Gist Hall 218

Contact:

Peggy Stewart
707-826-3653
pjs26@humboldt.edu

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