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Urban Growth and Local Environmental Impacts – Charlotte
October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Charlotte Reconnecting Ourselves With Nature or CROWN, a local chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, is hosting Sara A. Gagne to present on urban growth.
Sara A. Gagne, Associate Professor of Landscape Ecology with the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, UNC-Charlotte, will discuss her research related to wildlife interaction with human activity, focusing on the effects of urban development on habitat.
With over a dozen research publications, Sara’s work seeks to understand wildlife community ecology in cities and to identify measures that will maximize urban biodiversity for the benefit of city residents. Hear the results of her studies along with Charlotte specific findings during this special presentation.