The lecture and panel discussion will be held in Room 208.
– This event is a production of EcoAddendum in partnership with the City of Atlanta Tree Preservation Commission.
– It is free and open to the public.
– Outside registration is requested.
– RSVPs here do not reserve seats.
– Parking is available in the adjacent Oxford Road Parking Deck, but charges apply for arrival before 7:00 pm.
– Parking is also available at the nearby Peavine Parking Lot and Deck, which is free for arrival after 5:00 pm.
Discovering Atlanta’s original forest – a presentation and panel discussion
Joan Maloof, Professor of Biology Emerita
EcoAddendum cordially invites you to attend a lecture by noted author Joan Maloof at which she will share the latest research on the fascinating, complex relationships that sustain old growth forests.
About the speaker
Biology Professor Emerita, Joan Maloof, retired from teaching at the University of Salisbury in Maryland in order to found the Old Growth Forest Network, dedicated to ensuring Americans in every state have the opportunity to value old growth forests in their communities. Joan’s engaging perspective is a welcome addition to the global dialogue on forest value.
Her well-known books include Teaching the Trees, Among the Ancients, and recently published Nature’s Temples: the Complex World of Old Growth Forests. They will be available for purchase and author-signing.
Joan’s lecture will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Maria Saporta of the Saporta Report. Panelists will include:
– Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, City of Atlanta Chief Resiliency Officer
– Dr. Jacqueline Echols, Director, South River Watershed Alliance
– Darryl Haddock, Director of Education, West Atlanta Watershed Alliance
– Prof. John Wegner Environmental Sciences, Emory University.