As part of the Harvard Arboretum Director's Lecture Series, Robin Wall Kimmerer, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology, founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, will address the ecological and cultural losses of the era of Removal.... Read more about The Council of Pecans
Walk through the Arboretum in winter and you may hear a mating pair of great horned owls calling to one another as they prepare for nesting season. Brendan Keegan will describe the nesting habits of great horned owls and provide best practices for ethically observing these seldom seen raptors.
Nancy Johnson, School of Earth & Sustainability, Northern Arizona University, will present "When Mycorrhizal Microbiomes Can and Cannot Influence Plant Fitness."... Read more about Harvard Forest Seminar
Continuing the conversation about racial and social injustice in the nuclear field, the Project on Managing the Atom has the honor to host a discussion about the multigenerational impact of uranium mining on the environment, health, and community life of Indigenous people.
The Arnold Arboretum presents Peter Del Tredici, Senior Research Scientist Emeritus at the Arnold Arboretum, and Rosetta Elkin, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at McGill University, who will converse about the nature of urban environments.
Sharlene E. Santana, Associate Professor, University of Washington and Curator of Mammals, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, will present "Why Are Bats So Diverse? Integrating Macroevolutionary and Ecomorphological Studies to Understand the Bat Radiation."... Read more about OEB Seminar
Ashley Keiser, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, UMass Amherst, will discuss "The Hidden Biotic and Abiotic Drivers of Leaf Litter Decomposition
in Temperate Forests."... Read more about Harvard Forest Seminar
Wenying Liao, Postdoctoral Fellow, OEB, Taylor Lab and Fellow of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, will present "Fix the Global Nitrogen Cycle: From Forests to Agricultural Landscapes."... Read more about HUH/Arboretum Seminar
The Washington Post brings together epidemiologist Christopher Golden, PhD and field scientist Kendra Phelps, PhD to discuss National Geographic's new series about how scientists are piecing together cultural, medical and environmental factors to trace the origins of deadly diseases and help stave off future pandemics.... Read more about Virus Hunters
Iñaki Ruiz-Trillo, ICREA Research Professor, Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF), Associate Professor, Universitat de Barcelona, will present "The Power of Unicellular Relatives of Animals: A New Perspective Into the Origin of Metazoa."... Read more about OEB Seminar