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Celebrating the Cal Forestry Centennial: 1914 – 2014 

ESPM Events are open to the general public. (Please note that some of the events below may be sponsored by other departments.)

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Fact, Myth and Controversy

We care about the food we eat. So, what should we know about GMOs? Join eminent scientists from UC Berkeley to understand the scientific principles behind Genetically Modified Organisms and the socioeconomic and environmental implications of their use. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Science@Cal, with support from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, UC Berkeley.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Essig Brunch Seminar: TBA

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Water Conflict between Israel and the Palestinians

Water knows no political boundaries. There are more than 260 basins that transcend political boundaries. This transboundary nature of the resource requires countries to cooperate in the face of conflicting interests and sovereignty barriers. The Mountain Aquifer shared between Israel and the Palestinians is one example of such tension. This talk will provide an overview of the Israeli-...

Monday, November 03, 2014

BiGCB Seminar Series: Inbreeding-environment interactions: Lessons from a seed-feeding beetle

Fall 2014 - Spring 2015 Berkeley Initiative in Global Change Biology Seminar Series: Biological responses to environmental change: using past and present dynamics to predict future responses.

Monday, November 03, 2014

Practitioner and Expert Panel on Soil Health and Ecosystem Services

Soil health is the basis for the ecosystem services that soils deliver to society, such as plant growth, erosion control, and pollutant mitigation. Its great importance to agriculture has prompted the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to develop a national Soil health Initiative to meet the challenges of farming in the 21st century. The NRCS has identified four key management...

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Forestry Seminar

"Climate change impacts on forests uncertainties and research challenges". By Professor Marc Hanewinkel who is Chair of the Department of Forest Economics at the University of Freiburg, Germany