Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

UA Science Cafe

February 12, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Borderlands Brewing Science Café  
The Science Café series at Borderlands Brewing, in Downtown Tucson features Carson Scholars, graduate students who are selected by the UA Institute of the Environment. Their research focuses on environmentally related science and solutions.

Presenter: Niki vonHedemann
Title: Can money grow on trees? Exploring Guatemala’s forestry incentive programs
Payments for ecosystem services programs are a rapidly growing conservation tool intended to increase environmental protection through financial valuation of ecosystems. In Latin America, many of these programs also aim to help alleviate rural poverty, although little is known about their success.  Learn about the impact that Guatemala’s forestry incentive programs have made on rural livelihoods and highland forest landscapes.


Details

Date:
February 12, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://cos.arizona.edu/connections/for-the-public/ua-science-cafes

Organizer

Shipherd Reed
Phone:
(520)621-4516
Email:
shipherd@email.arizona.edu
Website:
http://flandrau.org

Venue

Borderlands Brewing Company
119 E. Toole Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
261-8773