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Discover Nature Webinar – Large Landscape Conservation for Climate Adaptation in Mediterranean Ecosystems

Thursday, August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

| Free

Thursday, August 20, 2020
10:00 – 11:30am
ONLINE using Zoom platform – Register Here
Free, donations welcome
Ages 13 and up (youth under 13 welcome with adult supervision)

Connecting global strategies for climate resilience

Our changing climate is increasing the frequency and magnitude of extreme events including drought, flood, biological invasion, and catastrophic fire, particularly in Mediterranean-type landscapes. Can large landscape conservation help protect local communities from these growing threats? This presentation with Lisa Micheli, Pepperwood’s President and CEO, will highlight examples of how climate resilience in these arid regions around the world – including in our own backyard – is being advanced via coordinated large-landscape conservation.

Lisa holds a PhD in Energy and Resources and an MS in Civil Engineering and Environmental Water Resources from UC Berkeley, and also obtained graduate and undergraduate degrees from Harvard and Cambridge Universities.

This lecture will consist of a live multimedia presentation followed by facilitated Q&A.

*This lecture will be held online using the Zoom Webinar platform. Once you register, you will be emailed the link and instructions on how to join the Zoom Webinar at the scheduled time. You can join this event using a computer, smartphone, or tablet – in your web browser or by downloading the Zoom application.

We are offering this event free of charge, but graciously accept donations which support our continued ability to offer our education programs to the community. Thank you!

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