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'My Favorite Lecture' with Robin Reid April 14

April 9, 2010

Robin Reid, director of the Colorado State University Center for Collaborative Conservation in the Warner College of Natural Resources, will give her favorite lecture, "Inventing Sustainable Futures: Communities Making a Difference Around the World," and will describe some community initiatives in the U.S., Africa, and Asia and highlight what struggles they face and how they make progress together.

'My Favorite Lecture' with Robin Reid
Wednesday, April 14
4:15-5:30 p.m.
TILT Building, Room 221

Many of the messages we receive through the media make reaching a sustainable future look difficult, if not impossible. And yet, around the world, community by community, people from all walks of life are working together on innovative ways to create this new future.

Robin Reid, director of the Colorado State University Center for Collaborative Conservation in the Warner College of Natural Resources, will give her favorite lecture describing some community initiatives in the U.S., Africa, and Asia and highlight what struggles they face and how they make progress together. She will also suggest ways we can work to magnify those successes in the future.

Reid has been a senior research scientist at Colorado State's Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory since 200, and is on the faculty of the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources. She was formeraly with the International Livestock Research Institute in Nairobi, Kenya. She has led research, education, and outreach on conservation and development issue in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the western United States.

About the lecture series

TILT's "My Favorite Lecture" series creates an opportunity for CSU students to connect with distinquished CSU faculty from widely diverse disciplines.

These very special afternoon lectures are held in the TILT Auditorium — across from the Russell George Great Hall — followed by the opportunity to meet, greet and and converse with these distinguished guest lecturers. Arrive early to ensure seating.

No RSVP necessary; however, you may want to arrive early to ensure seating. There will be a reception prior to the lecture.


Contact: Heather Landers
E-mail: Heather.Landers@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-1324