When: Wed Sept 5, 2018, 7pm
Who: David L. Lentz, Executive Director, Center for Field Studies, Dept. of Biological Sciences
Where: 10078 Reading Rd, Evendale, Ohio 45241
Located amid thousands of acres of thick forest and streams, the University of Cincinnati Center for Field Studies (UCCFS) and its 17.6 acre parcel of land is one of the university’s most advanced teaching and research facilities. The renovated farm roughly 20 miles northwest of our Uptown Campus blends high-level science with deep-woods know-how through a timeless connection to the great outdoors. Please RSVP here.
David Lentz is Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Cincinnati and Executive Director of the UC Center for Field Studies. He has published more than 100 articles and three books, including an edited volume Imperfect Balance: Landscape Transformations in the Precolumbian Americas (Columbia), Seeds of Central America and Southern Mexico (NYBG Press), and a recent volume entitled, Tikal: Paleoecology of an Ancient Maya City (Cambridge), with co-editors Nick Dunning and Vern Scarborough. A Fellow of the Linnean Society of London and former Fulbright Scholar, he has received grants for his research on the evolution of plant domesticates and the human impact on natural landscapes from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the National Geographic Society and other sources.