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'Land No Longer Farmed' to be focus of next environmental forum

On Friday, Sept. 20 Frederic Beaudry, assistant professor in the Environmental Studies Division at Alfred University (AU), will present “Land No Longer Farmed: Value, Challenges, and Opportunities” at the Environmental Studies Seminar at 12:20 p.m. in Roon Lecture Hall (Room 247) in the Science Center. The public is welcome. 

Beaudry’s areas of concentration are conservation biology, habitat ecology, and population ecology, with a focus on amphibians, turtles, and birds. He is also interested in conservation issues and studies habitat selection analysis, population viability analysis, and conservation planning.

Beaudry earned a bachelor of arts degree in biology (wildlife management) from the Universite du Quebec a Rimouski; a master’s degree in natural resources (wildlife) from Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA; and a Ph.D. in wildlife ecology from the University of Maine-Orono.

The Environmental Studies Seminar series at Alfred University is held every Friday during the fall semester when the University is in session. Sponsored by the Division of Environmental Studies within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the series brings a range of speakers to the campus including scientists, activists, and policy-makers, with the mission to better understand our environment and what we can do better to sustain our world.