Events

The Institute of the Environment sponsors and co-sponsors a number of conferences, workshops, and campus activities throughout the year that help encourage interdisciplinary interaction between faculty, students, and departments across campus. IE lists these on its calendar, as well as upcoming talks, seminars, exhibits, and other happenings to help keep the UA community and the general public up to date on the latest environment-related events on and off campus.

Upcoming Events

Ecosystem Services: How they Relate to the Conservation of Endangered Species

Ecosystem Services: How they Relate to the Conservation of Endangered Species

Event Type: 
Talk
Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Ecosystem services are the benefits people receive from nature, such as clean water, flood protection, and climate regulation. In recent years, this concept has become increasingly popular among researchers and conservationists.


Cheating in Plant Sex: How the Birds and (especially) the Bees Change the Outcome of Pollination Interactions

Cheating in Plant Sex: How the Birds and (especially) the Bees Change the Outcome of Pollination Interactions

Event Type: 
Talk
Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Pollinators are often given the image as being benevolent servants to plants. However, if we examine their interaction more closely, we see that pollinator behavior is more complicated than we thought, and the ecological fallout plays out somewhat unexpectedly. This talk will describe these dynamics, using examples from the subalpine Colorado Rockies.