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How Flowers are Affected by Climate Change

When: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Presentation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join Tanisha Williams, Ph.D student at UConn, as she discusses how flowers and plants can be indicators of climate change. By studying physical floral responses to changes in the environment and examining them alongside modeling predictions and population genetics, we can better understand the “past, present, and future” of the mechanisms driving plant populations and changes for survival in an ever shifting climate.

Tanisha is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology studying how indigenous flora from South Africa respond to climate change. She is a Fulbright Scholar and has spent the past year in South Africa conducting research.

 

Inclement Weather: 
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Registration Fee: 
FREE
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Jasper Sha
(860) 455-9534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.