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Biodiversity and Urbanization
Date: April 25, 2019
Time: 9:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Annandale Campus - CE Theater Forum & Gym
This year's festival will focus on Biodiversity and Urbanization and incorporate local, regional, and national case studies, as well as tools and research on the challenges of maintaining biodiversity in an urban environment.
The festival is FREE, open to the public, and will include:
To guarantee your ticket for lunch and Festival giveaways, please register by April 5th!
Free parking in any B Lot or in the parking garage for this event!
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Attendee Check-In / Vendor Fair Set-Up - CE Atrium
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Keynote Speaker / Q & A Dr. Joan Maloof - CE Theater
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Information Fair - CE Gym
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Presentation: Revitalize, Restore, Replant! (R3) - Anna Haley, Fairfax County Stormwater - CE Theater
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Presentation: Native Plants - Sandra Tarpinian, Green Spring Gardens - CE Theater
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch & Panel Discussion / Dr. Joan Maloof - CE Forum
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Film Screening "The Last Stand - Ancient Redwoods and Their Bottom Line" - CE Theater
Dr. Joan Maloof founded the Old-Growth Forest Network to preserve, protect and promote the country's few remaining stands of old-growth forest. She spends her time lecturing, writing, visiting forests, assisting private landowners, and supporting local groups trying to protect community forests from development. She is the author of Teaching the Trees, Among the Ancients, Nature's Temples, and most recently The Living Forest.
Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 9:15am to 3:00pm
CE Theater Forum & Gym