Biodiversity-conservation lecture at Mars Hill College on Monday, March 26

FROM MARS HILL COLLEGE
Dr. Nick Haddad, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Biology Department at North Carolina State University, will present a lecture titled “Landscape Corridors for Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing World,” at Mars Hill College, March 26 at 7 pm, in Room 135 of Ferguson Math and Science Center.

Dr. Haddad’s presentation will discuss experimental findings related to the conservation of landscape corridors, climate change, and the rarest butterfly species. His research focuses on the conservation of biological diversity. In particular, he has studied how habitat corridors can be used to overcome the negative effects of habitat loss and fragmentation. Recently, his research has been featured in Smithsonian, Wildlife in North Carolina, Ecology, and Conservation Biology.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

Mars Hill College is a private, liberal arts institution offering over 30 baccalaureate degrees and one graduate degree in elementary education. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, the campus is located just 20 minutes north of Asheville in the mountains of western North Carolina.www.mhc.edu 1-866-MHC-4-YOU.

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