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Once upon a forest. The past, present and future of forest in the Netherlands

When:Sa 21-05-2022 14:00 - 15:00
Where:De Beurs, Wirdumerdijk 34, 8911 CE, Leeuwarden

The relation between societies and forests has evolved, from those diverse forests portrayed in famous dutch landscape paintings, to the small patches of nonnative forest we see today. More and more, we are starting to recognize its importance for climate and for our wellbeing and, starting to revive our connection to them in cities like Leeuwarden, through its parks and monumental trees. During this talk, we will rediscover the past, learn about the present and imagine the future of our connections with forests in The Netherlands.

Carol Garzon Lopez
Carol Garzon Lopez

Carol Garzon Lopez

Carol Garzon Lopez is an Assistant Professor Earth and Environmental at University College Fryslân. She teaches courses about the Earth System, Ecosystem Processes and the Birds and the Bees.


Date: Saturday 21 May
Time: 14.00 - 15.00 o'clock
Language: English
Entry: free of charge