24 September 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PDT
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Join UBC Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Innovation, Dr. Sally Aitken, to learn about how our changing climate will impact local tree species. Dr. Aitken studies local adaptations of forest trees and their ability to adapt to new climates using long term genetic studies. She will share her insights into the effects of climate change on the trees of Stanley Park, such as the extreme conditions observed this summer. Don’t miss the chance to learn about the future of our local forests!
This program is supported by PromoScience as a part of Science Literacy Week.
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