Local Climate Change Symposium

posted Thursday, September 9, 2010        

Saturday, October 2, 2010
9:00 amto4:30 pm

A symposium examining recent evidence that climate change may be affecting desert ecology in Saguaro National Park will beheld from 9 am to 4:30 pm, October 2nd at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s Warden Oasis Theater.

Jonathon Overpeck, co-director of the Institute of the Environment and leader on theĀ  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and Travis Huxman, director of Biosphere 2 and professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the Universiy of Arizona, will be keynote speakers addressing reecent research that led to Saguaro National Park being listed among the top 25 national parks most threatened by the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization.

Admission is free but RSVPs are required: call 733-5153 to attend.

This event is not to be missed by the sustainability community!

To find directions to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, go to their website: http://www.desertmuseum.org/visit/hours.php

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