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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

IB Seminar: The Neuroethology of Vocal Communication in Zebra Finches: Perception of Call Types and Caller ID

Seminar | October 3 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Frederic Theunissen, University of California, Berkeley

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Andrew Jones

Seminar | October 3 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Andrew Jones

Depolarizing Climate Change:: A Conversation Between the GOP and the WWF

Panel Discussion | October 3 | 7-8:30 p.m. | 108 Wheeler Hall

 Elan Strait, World Wildlife Fund; Catharine Baker, California State Assembly

Monday, October 7, 2019

Half-Earth Day: How to Save the Natural World

Lecture | October 7 | 7-9 p.m. |  Zellerbach Hall

 Edward O. Wilson, Biologist and Naturalist; Sally Jewell, Interim Chief Executive Officer, The Nature Conservancy

Thursday, October 10, 2019

IB Seminar: Cloud Forests, Confiscations and Conetainers: Adventures in Plant Conservation

Seminar | October 10 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Vanessa Handley, UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Ken Alex

Seminar | October 10 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Ken Alex

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Fossil Coffee Presents: Rowan Lockwood: Oysters past and present, and the future of the Chesapeake Bay

Seminar | October 15 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 1101 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Rowan Lockwood, William & Mary

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Eva K. Fischer: Title TBA

Seminar | October 16 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Eva K. Fischer

Thursday, October 17, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Robin Snyder

Seminar | October 17 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Robin Snyder

Friday, October 18, 2019

Building a Forest Positive Future:: Strategies for Nature, Climate and People

Lecture | October 18 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Clark Kerr Campus, Garden Room

 Kerry Cesareo, Senior Vice President, Forests, World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Saturday, October 19, 2019

The Surprises of the Sunflower

Lecture | October 19 | 10-11 a.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Benjamin K. Blackman Assistant Professor, Plant and Microbial Biology

What's Next for the Blue Bin?

Lecture | October 19 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Kate O’Neill Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Townsend Book Chat with Mark Schapiro: Seeds of Resistance: The Fight to Save Our Food Supply

Lecture | October 23 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens, Townsend Center

In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa’s Food Legacy in the Atlantic World - The 23rd Carl O. Sauer Memorial Lecture

Lecture | October 23 | 4 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Judith Carney, Department of Geography, UCLA

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Pub Science: Are Bilinguals Smarter?

Lecture | October 24 |  Little Hill Lounge

 Eve Higby

Festschrift in Honor of Gordon Rausser

Conference/Symposium | October 24 – 25, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Laureano Gherardi

Seminar | October 24 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Laureano Gherardi

Friday, October 25, 2019

Festschrift in Honor of Gordon Rausser

Conference/Symposium | October 24 – 25, 2019 every day | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

Celebrating the Nature of California

Special Event | October 25 | 5-8:30 p.m. |  Valley Life Sciences Building

 David Ackerly, Dean, College of Natural Resources

 Peggy Fiedler, Executive Director, UC Natural Reserve System; Ana M. Alvarez, Deputy General Manager, East Bay Regional Park District; Todd Dawson, Professor, Integrative Biology

The Future of California’s Nature: Conservation leaders in conversation

Panel Discussion | October 25 | 7-8:15 p.m. | 2060 Valley Life Sciences Building

 David Ackerly, Dean, College of Natural Resources

 Peggy Fiedler, Executive Director, UC Natural Reserve System; Ana M. Alvarez, Deputy General Manager, East Bay Regional Park District

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Ask a Berkeley Scientist: Science, Cider and Snacks!

Special Event | October 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Ella Lachman, Physics, UC Berkeley; Bill Page, Physics, UC Berkeley; Peggy Hellweg, Berkeley Seismology Lab, UC Berkeley; Howard Isaacson, Astronomy, UC Berkeley; Kwabena Bediako, Chemistry, UC Berkeley; Daniel Westcott, Plant Biology, UC Berkeley

 Thomas Mittiga, Physics, UC Berkeley

Sunday, October 27, 2019

UC Gill Tract Harvest Festival: Celebrating our Stories

Tour/Open House | October 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  UC Gill Tract Community Farm

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Turning Trash into Cash: Wecylers of Lagos, Nigeria

Seminar | October 29 | 4-6 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, Founder, Wecyclers; Olawale Adebiyi, Chief Executive Officer, Wecyclers

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

GGPlot2 Data Visualizations for Environment and Natural Resources

Workshop | October 30 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | 2063 Valley Life Sciences Building

 Evan Muzall, D-Lab

MVZ LUNCH SEMINAR - Dan Blumstein: The Sound of Fear

Seminar | October 30 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 VLSB, Grinnell-Miller Library

 Dan Blumstein

Thursday, October 31, 2019

ESPM Seminar Series, Fall 2019: Brian Eyler

Seminar | October 31 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall

 Brian Eyler