Science Cafe: “Space, Time and Appalachian Grass Balds: Coping with A Riddle and A Conservation Controversy

November 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
Reynolda Gardens - RGWFU Education Wing, 100 Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem, NC 27106

A number of the peaks of the Southern Appalachian Mountains support extensive grasslands rather than forests and the presence of unique arrays of light dependent organisms suggests a long history for these habitats. Recently we have proposed a novel and controversial hypothesis involving climate extremes and animal activity to explain the existence of these mountain balds and similar grasslands in other parts of the world.

Dr. Peter Weigl, Research Professor, Department of Biology, Wake Forest University

Co-sponsored by Kaleideum. Free and open to the public. No registration. Teachers will receive certificate of attendance for CEU. For additional information click here