Center for Environmental Farming Systems Author Series Lecture

Hosted by CEFS, the JC Raulston Arboretum, the Southeast Climate Science Center and the Sustainable Agriculture Graduate Student Association

"Conservation You Can Taste: The Role of Ethnobiologists in the Collaborative Conservation of Food Diversity"
Gary Nabhan, MacArthur Fellow and Kellogg Chair, University of Arizona

  • Friday, October 14, 2016 – 7:30 pm9:00 pm

This lecture will highlight the fundamental role ethnobiologists have played in conservation collaborations with indigenous communities, farmers, and chefs to revive and adapt traditional place-based foods. It will draw upon two chapters in the anthology that focus on biocultural and eco-gastronomic restoration.

About Gary Nabhan

A MacArthur Fellow and recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Conservation Biology, Gary Paul Nabhan is the Kellogg Chair in Southwest Borderlands Food and Water Security at the University of Arizona, where he is also a research social scientist at the Southwest Center. He is the author or editor of more than twenty-six books.


Friday evening is the second night of the State Fair. Parking may be limited along Beryl Road. Overflow parking is available at the Brickhaven Building on the corner of Beryl Road and Brickhaven Drive. The Brickhaven Building is located next to the JCRA towards the Beltline (I-440). It's a two story, brick building with a glass block atrium.

$10.00 for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, $20.00 for nonmembers.
Advance registration is requested. Please register online using CEFS's registration e-store. Registration is considered complete when payment is received.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call Lisa Forehand (919) 513-0954 for more information about this lecture.