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March 28 Leopold Lecture To Examine Private Management Of Public Resources

Forest policy expert Sally K. Fairfax will give this year”s Aldo Leopold Lecture in Natural Resources, entitled Fragmenting the Landscape: Accounting for Private Management of Public Treasures. The lecture will be given Tuesday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union”s Tripp Commons on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Fairfax has written extensively on the topic of public lands and policy history. She is a professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the University of California-Berkeley.

A reception will follow the lecture. For more information, contact Nancy Langston, (608) 265-9008,

The Aldo Leopold Lecture Series in Natural Resources is co-sponsored by the Department of Wildlife Ecology and the Department of Forest Ecology and Management, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, with financial support from the University Lectures Committee and the School of Natural Resources.

The series was established to bring distinguished scholars, eminent scientists, and resource management leaders to the UW-Madison campus to discuss current issues and evolving philosophies relating to the sound stewardship of our natural resources.