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Seminar: Self-Organization, Co-Evolution, Resiliency and Stability
October 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tom Wessels will discuss the sustainability lessons humans can learn from natural ecosystems in a presentation entitled “Self-organization, Co-evolution, Resiliency and Stability.” This talk will describe how complexity and interdependence develops within natural systems, resulting in energy efficiency, resilience, and stability. The talk will then show how this process is a wonderful model for creating sustainable human systems.
Tom Wessels is a terrestrial ecologist and professor emeritus at Antioch University New England where he founded the masters degree program in Conservation Biology. He has conducted workshops on ecology and sustainability throughout the country for over three decades. He is the author of numerous books including, Reading the Forested Landscape, The Myth of Progress, Forest Forensics, and his latest publication, Granite, Fire and Fog: The Natural and Cultural History of Acadia.