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Conversations

Members of the Danforth Center Friends Committee organize the quarterly series and offer guests the opportunity to learn about the work of the Danforth Center and the partners who help to sustain it. Discussions focus on topics of both regional and global urgency and feature leading experts in plant science and related disciplines. The event will begin with a reception in the Lower Atrium at 5:15 P.M. followed by the program in the AT&T Auditorium from 6:00-7:00 P.M. Reservations are required for this complimentary event. Valet and self-parking is available.

April 16, 2015
Let’s Talk About…From the Clean Water Act to Everglades Restoration:
40 Years of Conservation


Please join us for a discussion about conservation efforts in the United States, particularly as they have impacted the Everglades, including current restoration policies and the relationship between sustainable agriculture and the renewal of natural landscapes.

Our Panelists will be:
Danforth Center Board member Dan Burkhardt has created two books, Missouri River Country - 100 Miles of Stories and Scenery from Hermann to the Confluence and Florida Bay Forever - A Story of Water from the Everglades to the Keys, to benefit conservation causes.

Currently the Vice Chairman and a founding member of the Everglades Foundation, Nathaniel Reed is a seminal figure in the American conservation movement. He has held government positions under several presidential and gubernatorial administrations and has served with numerous not-for-profit organizations to restore natural ecosystems, protect wildlife, and curb air and water pollution.

As CEO of the Everglades Foundation, Eric Eikenberg leads the Foundation’s science, advocacy, communications and legal teams, which are nationally recognized for their expertise in Everglades restoration.

Sponsored by St. Louis Public Radio and HEC TV


Additional Conversations to be held:
June 11, 2015
August 27, 2015
November 12, 2015

Scientific Seminars

WEEKLY SEMINAR SERIES - Apr. 22

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 3:45 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Library (70)
Topic: Synthetic approaches to fundamental questions in plant biology
Speaker: Jennifer Nemhauser, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle

WEEKLY SEMINAR SERIES - May. 4

Monday, May 04, 2015 3:45 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Library (70)
Topic: Diverse roles for transposons in shaping plant genomes
Speaker: Nathan Springer, Professor, University of Minnesota

CSTM WEEKLY SEMINAR SPEAKER - May. 6

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 3:45 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: AT&T Auditorium (302)
Topic:
Speaker: Peter Quail, Professor, University of California-Berkeley

WEEKLY SEMINAR SERIES - May. 13

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 3:45 PM
Weekly Seminar Series
Location: Library (70)
Topic: The divining root: understanding how roots find water
Speaker: José Dinneny, Staff Member, Carnegie Institute of Science

More Scientific Seminars

Contact 

For questions about public events:
Office of Development 
(314) 587-1077 
development@danforthcenter.org



For questions about scientific seminars:
Denise Cunningham
(314) 587-1430 
dcunningham@danforthcenter.org