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Dec 4: UEC research seminar: Urban Forestry & Invasive Weeds
December 4: Quarterly seminar of the Research Working Group of the Urban Ecology Collaborative, with talks on Urban Forestry and Invasive Weeds Research. (9-12 in the Penn State Cooperative Extension conference room, 400 N. Lexington Ave. in Point Breeze). For info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com http://www.urbanecologycollaborative.org/
Here's an update on this upcoming session, from Mike:
We are pleased to announce the fourth Pittsburgh Urban Ecological Collaborative Research Working Group Science Meeting for 2008. The meeting will be held at the Allegheny Office of the Pennsylvania State Cooperative Extension Service (400 North Lexington Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208-2521, website: http://allegheny.extension.psu.edu/> from 9:30 am to noon on Thursday December 4, 2008.
If you would like to learn more about the Research Working Group, please contact Mike Masiuk (Penn State Cooperative Extension email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Urban Ecological Collaborative Research Working Group December 4, 2008 -- Meeting Agenda
Topic: Horticulture Research
9:15-9:30 Socializing & Schmoozing 9:30-9:40 Welcome & Announcements 9:40-10:10 Norway Maple and Viburnum Invasiveness Research Project (presented via videoconference)
– Dr. James Sellmer, Associate Professor of Ornamental Horticulture Penn State University
10:10-10:40 Trends, Practices, and Community: Research in Urban Foresty (presented via videoconference)
– Dr. Bill Elmendorf, Assistant Professor, Urban and Community Forestry, Penn State School of Forest Resources
10:40-11:00 Is the grass Really Greener on the Other Side of the Fence? A Question of Sustainability
Thesis of Anne Weidman, MLA Chatham University Presented live by: Mike Masiuk, County Extension Director, Penn State Cooperative Extension, Allegheny County
11:00-12:00 Discussion - including format and topics for 2009 BRING YOUR IDEAS