Harvard Extension School

November 17, 2016
S-250 CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs hosts Jock Herron for a talk on the nexus of population, food systems, and habitat health. Herron, Instructor at GSD, co-led the Smart Cities and Wellness Project and is currently working on a rotational grazing project in Central Massachusetts.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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