Climate Change is Focus of CTEC Annual Symposium on November 9

The  Center for Tropical Ecology and Conservation’s  annual symposium, set for November 9, will focus on climate change in tropical developing countries. “Climate Change in Tropical Developing Regions” will take place on the AUNE campus and is open to the public.

The symposium will bring together professionals, scholars, researchers, students and practitioners. They will address monitoring change in ecosystems, advances in adaptation strategies, assessing biodiversity extinction risk, understanding global health issues, and managing carbon markets.

Dr. Robin Chazdon, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Connecticut, who has numerous projects on climate change and its effects in Latin America, is the keynote speaker. She will speak on The Role of Forest Landscape Restoration in the Tropics in Climate Change Mitigation and Restoration.

See the day’s schedule, with other speakers, here.

The hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.  for the symposium, which is open to the public. Registration is $25 for students and $35 for nonstudents, if you register before October 28. Walk-in registration is $35 for students and $45 for nonstudents. Group rates are negotiable.

Find out more about the CTEC symposium or contact Katelynn Frei, 800-553-8920 ext. 2348, email: