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2012 Lecture Series Lineup

William H. and Jane Torrence Harder Lecture
The First Ecologist:  John Ruskin and the Futures of Landscape
Paul Sawyer, Professor of English, Cornell University
August 29, 5:30 p.m. Call Alumni Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, Cornell University
Garden Gala Party to follow at Plantations botanical garden

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William J. Hamilton Lecture in honor of William Dress
Earth's Beautiful Ancient Forests: Can There Be a Happy Ending?
Dr. Joan Maloof, Ecologist and Author
September 12, 7:30 p.m. Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

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Audrey O’Connor Lecture
Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden
Peter J. Hatch, Garden Historian and Monticello’s Director of Gardens and Grounds Emeritus
September 26, 7:30 p.m. Call Alumni Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, Cornell University

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Elizabeth E. Rowley Lecture
Bringing Back the Pollinators: Protecting These Essential Creatures
Scott Black,
Executive Director, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation 
October 10, 7:30 p.m. Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

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Class of 1945 Lecture
Whispering Willows and Lying Lilies: The Chemical Dialogues of Plant Behavior
Robert Raguso, Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
October 24, 7:30 p.m. Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

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The Garden of Six Friends:  Designing a Contemporary East Asian Garden
Marc Keane, Landscape Architect and Writer
November 7, 7:30 p.m. Statler Hall Auditorium, Cornell University

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Taverna Banfi at the Statler Hotel is once again partnering with us to offer lecture goers the opportunity for dinner and a lecture.  They are providing coupons for a complimentary appetizer to be used before or after each lecture.  Coupons will be available at each of the lectures and for pick up at the Nevin Welcome Center.