The Life Beneath Our Feet: Respecting and Protecting a Critical Resource
Gaylord Nelson Lecture Series Featuring Steve Venura, Gaylord Nelson Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Soil Science; Director of the Land Tenure Center
Monday, February 27, 2017
H.F. DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard
It generates medicines, purifies water, absorbs greenhouse gases and grows our food. Yet most of us know little about soil -- in fact, we treat this valuable resource like dirt. Steve Ventura will describe the important ecosystem services derived from healthy soils and present new ideas about how to protect them.