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Simberloff lecture on biological invasions

simberloff-kudzu-1Noted biologist and ecologist Daniel Simberloff will discuss the effects of biological invasive species on the environment with his talk, “Shoot First and Ask Questions Later: Progress, Problems, Promise and Polemics in Managing Biological Invasions” at 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, in Clayton Hall on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

A reception in the lobby will begin at 4 p.m., followed by the lecture at 5 p.m. in Room 125.

“Dr. Simberloff is an ecologist with an international reputation,” said Jake Bowman, chair of UD’s Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology. “He continues to challenge our thinking about major ecological issues. His recent work is landmark. I look forward to hosting him and him sharing his inspiration and knowledge with our students. Then to follow that with a public seminar is a great honor for UD.”

This event free and is open to the public.

The seminar is sponsored by the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, housed in UD’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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