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October 30th, 2015: Sarah Wilson Helps Organize Wood at Work Conference

Full Name: Wood @ Work: Elegant Strategies for Architecture, City-Building, and Forest Conservation

Organizers: Sarah Wilson, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Pilot Projects


October 30th, 2015

Bronx Zoo from 8:30 am – 6 pm

Wine + Cheese reception from 6 pm – 8 pm

Conference Description:

This all-day, first of it’s kind conference links sustainable wood use in an urban context and the strategies that make sourcing this wood truly beneficial to global forest conservation.

Influential architects, foresters, policy makers, ecologists, and urban planners will come together in lectures, panel discussions, and a set of hands-on breakout activities made for dialogue, networking, and inspiration.  Keynote speakers include renowned architect and historian Kenneth Frampton; Eric Sanderson, WCS director of the Mannahatta Project; Lars Laestadius of the World Resources Institute; and celebrated forest ecologist Robin Chazdon, as well as a lineup of urbanists, artists, craftsmen and musicians.

Earlybird registration runs until October 15, but seating is limited – register today!