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UHC Lecture Series 2009: 4) Let’s Make It Hot! The Built Environment: Land, Water, Soil and the City

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 · 7:00 PM
Budlong Woods Branch of the Chicago Public Library 5630 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL 60659

4. Let’s Make It Hot!
The Built Environment: Land, Water, Soil and the City

Lecturer: Doug Johnston, Soils Scientist, Morton Arboretum
Date/time: Wednesday, April 1 at 7:00pm
Location: Budlong Woods Branch of the Chicago Public Library
5630 N. Lincoln, Chicago, Illinois 60659

Cost: FREE with pre-registration

Lecture summary

Doug Johnston will discuss the large impact which cities and land management
have upon biogeochemistry and the environment. This will include an in-depth conversation of what biogeochemistry is and how our natural
resources and environmental health are subsequently affected by it.
This presentation will address complex concepts, but will be geared toward the layperson.
A visual presentation with handouts will be followed by a discussion with the audience.

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