Panel discussion to explore conservation issues impacting R.I.
The environmental studies program will sponsor a panel discussion exploring the conservation issues that impact the Ocean State from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, March 24 in the O’Hare Academic Center, Room 260.
“Small State, Big Issues: Conservation in Rhode Island” will discuss what is being done to protect our natural capital for generations to come.
Changing climate, habitat loss, wildlife poaching … the list of threats to our natural resources is extensive. Becoming mindful of global issues of conservation is important, and understanding how these issues affect Rhode Island is critical.
- Janet Coit, director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
- Larry Taft, executive director of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island
- Rupert Friday, executive director of the Rhode Island Land Trust Council
The panel will be moderated by Dr. Charles Clarkson, an adjunct professor in the Department of Biology and Biomedical Sciences at Salve Regina.