Fall 2014 Symposium: Forestry Ecosystem Services

Duke SAF is happy to announce that the annual forestry symposium will be held Friday November 14, 2014 from 9 am-1 pm in the Field Auditorium inside the new Duke Environment Hall!  The topic for this year will be ecosystem services and forestry.

Register hereDirections to Environment Hall
Parking information: http://parking.duke.edu/parking/visitor_parking/index.php
Walking directions from parking garage to Environment Hall found here​

Questions about symposium can be directed to safduke@gmail.com

Overview Schedule:

  • 9:00-9:30 Sign-in and refreshments
  • 9:30-10:30 Carbon Market Panel
  • 10:30-10:45 Break
  • 10:45-11:45 Urban Forestry Panel
  • 11:45-12:30 Keynote Speaker + Q&A
  • 12:30 Lunch served​


Carbon Panel
  • Eric Downing, MF/MEM, Finite Carbon
  • Mark Megalos, PhD, North Carolina State University
  • Jazmin Varela, MEM, The Conservation Fund
  • Brian Murray, PhD, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
Urban Forestry Panel
  • Katie Rose Levin, MF/MEM, Duke University Facilities Management
  • Alexander Johnson, CA RF, City of Durham
  • Michael Batts, PLA, Stewart, Inc.
  • David Schmit, MF, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
  • Lydia Olander, PhD, Director of Ecosystem Services Program, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions