Three MassSCB Sponsored Special Events

MassSCB Secretary www at
Fri Oct 8 11:04:29 EST 1999

Massachusetts Chapter of The Society for Conservation Biology
                                              MassSCB Special
Announcements, News and Events

A Mini-Symposium In Honor of Professor Peter S. Ashton:  Tropical Rain
                    Forests: Present and Future
                    of Harvard University and Leading Authority on
Southeast Asian Forests
                    Tuesday, October 19, 1999    1:30 - 4:00 pm
                    Place: Main Lecture Hall, Biological Laboratory,
Divinity Avenue, Harvard University

                    For further information, please contact: Richard
Primack, 617-496-2219,
                    mailto:primack at
                    Also visit for a list of speakers
                    more information

MassSCB Speakers Series Presents:  Dr. Michael Soule speaking on
                    "Continental Conservation"
                    WHERE: Tufts University School of Veterinary
Medicine located on Route 30 on the
                    Westboro-North Grafton townline.
                    WHEN: At the Library -- Loew lecture room from 6:30
to 8:00 pm. October 26th, 1999
                    Dr. Michael Soule, the founder of the field of
Conservation Biology, is the Science Director of
                    The Wildlands Project. He was the former Chair of
Environmental Studies at the University
                    California, Santa Cruz and the University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Soule will present an
                    evening lecture on Continental Conservation.  The
lecture is sponsored by the Center for
                    Conservation Medicine at Tufts and Mass Chapter for
the Society for Conservation Biology.
                    Talk is part of MassSCB Speaker Series.

                    PLEASE RSVP to Susan Prentice (
mailto:SPrentice at ) the Loew Center holds
                    160 people. Hence, RSVP will be on a first come,
first serve basis.  Cost: Lecture is free
                    Also visit for more information

Alexander von Humboldt's Natural History Legacy and its Relevance for
                    Boston University, October 8th - 9th, 1999
                    Co-Sponsored by MassSCB, The Center for Ecology and
Conservation Biology (CECB) and the
                    Humboldt Field Research Institute in Maine.
                    A symposium commemorating the 200th Anniversary of
the beginning of Alexander von
                    Humboldt's five year pioneering expedition in the
American tropics.  Check out the list of
                    speakers and program at

Visit the Events Calendar at
                    to learn of other area events

Hope to see you there!
Lelia C. Orrell
MassSCB Secretary

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MassSCB: 781-790-1050
Fax: 781-207-6572

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