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April 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pmFree - $30
Happy Spring everybody!
Please join us on Wednesday, April 10th, at Las Palomas!
Our April luncheon will feature Dr. Wendy Gordon, Principal at Ecologia Consulting. She will talk to us about the impacts of climate change with emphasis on local effects here in Texas. Please join us and RSVP or purchase your tickets in advance to let us know you are coming!
Topic: Climate Change Impacts on the Natural World
Where: Las Palomas (3201 Bee Caves Rd., Suite 122, Austin, TX 78746)
When: Wednesday, April 10th, 11:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Member – $20
Non-member – $30
More information on the speaker below:
Dr. Wendy Gordon is an environmental professional with more than 25 years of experience managing the natural resources of Texas, with an emphasis on science-based water policy and planning, endangered species conservation, and climate change impact analysis. Her career has spanned the private, nonprofit and government sectors. As a scientist working for the State of Texas, she led the Nongame and Rare Species Program for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and also represented the agency on climate change initiatives. At the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, she spearheaded efforts to improve instream flow protections through water rights permitting, developed state surface water quality standards, and developed the Corpus Christi Bay National Estuary Program. In her current role as an environmental consultant she focuses on water conservation, endangered species management, and climate change assessments.
The foundation of Dr. Gordon’s interdisciplinary perspective is training in the fields of ecology, hydrology, climate change, and political science. She holds a doctorate in botany from The University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in natural resource policy from the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment. She has published her ecological, hydrologic, and climate change research in a variety of peer-reviewed journals from Global Change Biology and GIScience & Remote Sensing to Ecological Applications and Eos. She has served as an editor for the American Geophysical Union for more than 12 years. She serves as Vice Chair of the City of Austin’s Environmental Commission.