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Stetson College of Law hosts Foreman Biodiversity Lectures

Stetson University College of Law will host the complimentary Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series this fall on environmental topics in the Great Hall on the Gulfport campus at 1401 61st St. S.

Lecturers include environmental experts from across the country speaking on topics ranging from ecosystems, to hands-on learning about the environment, to restoration of wetlands.

Topics during the fall semester include:

  • Sept. 6, 12 p.m., Professor James Salzman presents on “Payments for Ecosystem Services.” Salzman is the Bren Distinguished Professor at the UCLA Law School/UCSB School of Environment.
  • Dick Jacobs

    Sept. 25, 12 p.m., attorney and photo explorer Richard O. “Dick” Jacobs presents on “Dirty Hands, Wet Feet Learning,” real world experiences that can positively shape your life like nothing else can. Jacobs is senior counsel with Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns.

  • Nov. 8, 12 p.m., Dr. M. Siobhan Fennessy presents on “Wetland Restoration.” Fennessy is the Jordan Professor of Environmental Studies & Biology at Kenyon College. The Nov. 8 lecture also can be seen via a live webcast.

To attend, and for more information, email biodiversity@law.stetson.edu. These lectures also are recorded and posted on the Institute’s news website a day or two after the lecture.