Dr. David A. Burney
A Lifetime of Discovery
Thursday, November 18
Reservations required by the Monday prior to lecture (November 15)
Call (305) 442-7169
6:30 p.m. – Reception, 7:00 p.m. – Lecture
Free to Kampong Fellows and Members
General Public: $10 suggested donation
Dr. David Burney is the Director of Conservation at the National Tropical Botanical Garden, headquartered in Hawai‘i. A paleoecologist and conservation biologist whose lifelong interest has been the interactions between nature and humanity, Dr. Burney has over 30 years of practical experience in conservation, including serving as a technical consultant for Wildlife Conservation Society, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, BBC Natural History Unit, National Museums of Kenya, United Nations Development Program, USDA, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and other organizations.
He is the author of more than 100 scientific articles and monographs, many concerning the processes of extinction and environmental change, and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to write about his research in a coastal cave on Kaua‘i (published by Yale University Press 2010).
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- Wayside Trees of Tropical Florida by David Lee, Lecture, 03/15/2012
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- Growing Real Food in Your Backyard - by Chris Rollins, Lecture, 05/19/2011
Please see the Lectures & Workshops master page for the entire NTBG organization at a glance.
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