Duke SAF 11th Annual Forestry Symposium

October 27, 2017 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Field Auditorium, Environment Hall, Duke West Campus
The Duke Chapter of the Society of American Foresters presents

Forests on the Edge: Exploring the Tension Between Forests and Urban Development

The Forest-Urban Interface
Join us as we explore the issues facing forests and forest man-agement in the midst of rapid urban development in North Carolina’s Triangle Region and in the United States.

RSVP to dukesaf@gmail.com by Oct 20th, 2017.

Speakers and Topics
The State of Forests In Durham County
Chris Hirni
, Durham County Ranger

The Effects of Urbanization on Forest Ecology
Dr. Dean Urban
, Duke Professor of Landscape Ecology

The Management Challenges of Urban Forests
Sara Childs
, Director of Duke Forest
Katie Rose Levin, Director of Consulting for Leaf & Limb
Leslie Moorman, Executive Director of the NC Urban Forest Council

Keynote Speaker:
Forest Fires in the Wildland-Urban Interface
Robert Bonnie,
Former Undersecretary for Natural Resources and Environment at USDA,Duke Rubenstein Fellow

Visitor Parking Passes can be found at parking.duke.edu