The Future of Nature – Managing the Impacts of Invasive Species & Climate Change on the Natural Resources of Northwest Lower Michigan

Nature Change

Home_WoodsOn Friday, September 30th, Nature Change will present a short symposium at the Hagerty Conference Center of Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City. Our goal is to foster an open exchange of information and opinions on the management of natural resources through this time of great change.

Featured Presentation:  Changing Nature’s Clocks – Climate Change and Phenology by Distinguished Professor Mark D. Schwartz, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

Dr. Schwarz is a synoptic climatologist who specializes in phenology. His main research interests are plant-climate interactions during the onset of spring and autumn.

Good Harbor Bay on August 2, 2015
Good Harbor Bay on August 2, 2015

Special Panel Discussion:  Can We Preserve the Region’s Natural Resource Heritage?

Resource professionals from six different regional organizations will engage in an exchange with each other and the audience moderated by Peter Payette, News Director for Interlochen Public Radio.

For further information and to register, please contact the Conservation Resource Alliance (231-946-6817) or visit this registration page.


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