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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, September 18, 2014

ESPM Colloquium: ESPM Graduate Students- Traci Grzymala, Manisha Anantharaman, and Katie Fiorella

Traci Grzymala, "Evolution of Sexual Dimorphism within Puppet Beetles (Coleoptera: Aderidae)" Manisha Anantharaman, "Recycling Class: Green consumption and citizenship in Bangalore, India" Katie Fiorella, "Fishing for food? Fish access and food security around Lake Victoria, Kenya"

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Annual Ringrose Lecture: "Pasolini's Petrolio: fossil fuel, chaotic desire, Anthropocene narratives"

The talk will attempt a hyper-extended reading of Pasolini's Petrolio as a work--alchemical, novelistic, organicist--that explores the profound ties between fossil fuels and narrative. Written, obviously, before a widespread consciousness of climate change, Petrolio seems to anticipate, to somehow correspond with the chaotic temporality of the Anthropocene much more rigorously than other...

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Water, Drought and Livestock on Public Lands in California

A gathering of the WESTERN WATERSHED PROJECT members in California. Come and meet California Director Dr. Michael J. Connor and learn about the important conservation work we're doing to protect and restore California's public lands, water and wildlife. All are welcome. Join us for coffee and treats. Please RSVP to Karen Klitz by Friday Sept 12 at 510-655-7892 or

Monday, September 22, 2014

EHS 201 Biosafety in Laboratories

Click on the link to use the UC Learning Center to sign up. Once in, search for "ehs 201." If you do not gain access contact the EHS Training Program at

Monday, September 22, 2014

Agriculture and Fracking

As the process of capturing oil and natural gas through hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” expands nationally, it has come under fire for its impact on water quality and quantity, energy use, and climate change. Less explored, however, are the impacts of fracking on agriculture, the American food system, and public health. This panel will examine the direct and indirect impacts of fracking on...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

MZV Seminar: TBA