Environmental Semester September Events

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Sunday, September 21 Frost on the Flowers - Nichols Arboretum, Geddes Entrance. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm.

Explore the Life and Poetry of Robert Frost on a stroll through Nichols Arboretum at the University of Michigan. Professor Richard Tillinghast will lead a poet's walk, entitled "Frost on the Flowers" stopping at views and shady copses that evoke Robert Frost's Ann Arbor and poetry. Stop and listen to "Birches", "Design" and "The Woodpile" in the historic setting of Nichols Arboretum. Look for "...two roads diverged in a yellow wood..." as you listen for "the sound of the trees". Meet at the Geddes Entrance to Nichols Arboretum for the hour and a half long reflective walk. More information on this event is available here.

Tuesday, September 23 Bruce Babbitt - Mendelssohn Theater, Michigan League. 7:30 pm.

Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt will presenting on, "Global Warming: A Call for Action on Climate Change." This very special event is sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and Environment. The talk will be followed by a brief question & answer period; there will not be a reception afterward. You may view the University Press release on his talk here.

Thursday, September 25 Ecosystem Management: For a World We Can Live In - Alumni Center Founders Room, 200 Fletcher Street. 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.

This symposium, sponsored by the School of Natural Resources and Environment, will feature speakers with a variety of perspectives on Ecosystem Management. A reception will follow the symposium at 4:30 in Woodman Hall (Dana Building). More information is available here.

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