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Science for Parks Summit - Early Bird Registration Closes Jan 25!


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#1 Sarah MacLean

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Posted 22 January 2015 - 11:53 AM

UC Berkeley presents Science for Parks, Parks for Science, in partnership with National Geographic Society and National Park Service, and with media partnership from KQED.

 

March 25-27, 2015 at UC Berkeley

 

Take advantage of the early bird discount and register by January 25!

 

This meeting convenes leaders to launch a Second Century of stewardship for parks, 100 years after the gathering by Stephen Mather and Horace Albright at UC Berkeley that called for creation of the National Park Service. The program features a keynote speech on the mission of parks by Edward O. Wilson; plus 16 plenary lectures by leading natural, physical, and social scientists as well as 100 accepted speakers in concurrent sessions on Friday March 27, with posters presented Thursday March 26 and Friday March 27.

 

Click here to see the full schedule. 

 

In addition, on Thursday, March 26, please join us for a conversation between Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, UC President Janet Napolitano, and historian Doug Brinkley on "America's Two Best Ideas—Public Education and Public Lands". This dynamic discussion will be moderated by Michael Krasny of KQED.






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