Teatown Sustainability Series
This Fall, Teatown will host a lecture series that will explore the science of sustainability. Together, these programs will serve as an introduction to sustainability issues centered on biodiversity, ecosystem function, and climate change.
All programs are free to attend. Light refreshments and mingling will follow each lecture.
October 6, 7pm
Dr. Karpati will talk about sustainability from a biological conservation perspective, the conservation issues we face at Teatown, and the importance of Teatown’s work within the context of regional sustainability.
October 27, 7pm
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.
November 17, 7pm
Join one of the leading scientists in our area, Dr. Shahid Naeem, as he addresses the importance of biodiversity to sustainability and whether mass extinction can be ended in an age of isolationism.