Construction of Nature in New York City

Event time

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
Kroon Hall, Room 321 See map
195 Prospect Street
New Haven

The Hixon Center for Urban Ecology will host a talk by Lindsay K. Campbell. This event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

Lindsay K. Campbell is the author of City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City’s Nature, published by Cornell University Press.  In 2015, Dr. Campbell won the Northern Research Station Director’s Award recognizing her accomplishments as an Early Career Scientist.  Her current research explores the dynamics of urban politics, natural resource stewardship, and sustainability policymaking.  She was a member of the NSF-funded ULTRA-EX team examining changes in land cover, ecosystem services, and stewardship in New York City’s urban forest.  She was also a member of the MillionTreesNYC Advisory Committee and Research and Evaluation Subcommittees.  Dr. Campbell holds a BA in Public Policy from Princeton University, a Masters in City Planning from MIT, and a PhD in Geography from Rutgers University.

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