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Joint Virtual Lecture at Haverford: The American Chestnut
Sunday, October 03, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

Virtual Lecture: The American Chestnut with Mike Aucott

Join us for the annual Haverford College Arboretum and Hardy Plant Society Lecture, presented by Mike Aucott. It is a public free event but registration is required. This event will be virtual. 

Click here for all the details about the virtual lecture and registration.

 

 

 

 

Speaker Biography: Mike Aucott is a Haverford College alumnus (B.A., 1968) and holds a Ph.D. in environmental science from Rutgers University. He retired from his position as a research scientist for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection in 2012, and now teaches chemistry part-time at the College of New Jersey. He also does consulting work in energy issues, air pollution, and climate change, and is a member of the American Chestnut Foundation. Mike has established an orchard of 800 hybrid and wild-type American chestnut trees in Northern Pennsylvania.


Contact: Janet Caputo at [email protected]