Events

Environmental Studies Seminar Series

Winter 2018

Seminars take place on Mondays from 12:00 to 1:05 p.m. in 221 ISB.  Come early for coffee, tea, and snacks!


JANUARY 8

Elissa Olimpi, Ph.D. Candidate in Environmental Studies, University of California Santa Cruz

"Bat ecology and conservation in agricultural landscapes in the California central coast"

Host: Stacy Philpott


JANUARY 15: No seminar

 

JANUARY 22

Hollis Woodard, Assistant Professor, ​Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside

General topic: Behavior, physiology, and population dynamics of native bees in rapidly changing and extreme environment

Host: Esteli Jimenez Soto

 

JANUARY 29

Virginia Matzek, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Sciences

Santa Clara University

"Carbon credits as an incentive for habitat restoration: How do we get the most habitat bang for our carbon buck?"

Host: Karen Holl

 

FEBRUARY 5: Lightning Talks!

Karen Holl, “Lessons learned about applied nucleation as a tropical forest restoration strategy”; Greg Gilbert, TBD; Damian Parr, TBD; Michael Loik, TBD

Host: Esteli Jimenez Soto

 

FEBRUARY 12

Bronwen Stanford, Ph.D. Candidate in Environmental Studies

University of California Santa Cruz. “Land use impacts on stream restoration outcomes

Host: Erika Zavaleta

 

FEBRUARY 19: No seminar

 

FEBRUARY 26

Jeremy West, Assistant Professor of Economics. University of California at Santa Cruz

General topic: Energy and environmental economics.

Host: Adam Millard-Ball

 

MARCH 5

Elizabeth Pringle, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Nevada, Reno

General topic: Evolutionary ecology of multispecies mutualisms.

Hosts: Esteli Jimenez Soto

 

MARCH 12

Kristina Lyons, Assistant Professor, Department of Feminist Studies, University of California at Santa Cruz

General topic: Feminist, postcolonial and decolonial interfaces with science studies

Host: Madeleine Fairbairn