Lectures

Cranbrook and The Nature Conservancy Present Science Talks Lecture Series 2016

The Institute’s popular Lecture Series in partnership with the Nature Conservancy returns with three lectures featuring Nature Conservancy Scientists who are actively engaged in research in the Great Lakes region.

The Nature of Cities
Dr. Patrick Doran, Associate State Director
Thursday, March 3
By 2050, it is estimated that 70% of the world's population will live in cities. How can nature help build resilient urban communities around the world and right here in Detroit?

Burn Baby Burn!
Darwin Schultz, Fire Manager
Thursday, April 7
Learn about the natural role and history of fire in our environment and how reintroducing fire to certain landscapes can benefit both nature and people.

Saving the Kirtland’s Warbler
Dr. Dave Ewert, Senior Scientist
Thursday, May 5
Hear the inspiring story of bringing North America's rarest songbird back from the brink of extinction, how it's being protected now, and what makes the Kirtland's warbler unique.


Every lecture begins with a Meet and Greet the Scientist and cash bar at 6:30pm, followed by a 7pm lecture and Q & A ending by 8pm. Tickets are $12 per person for the general public, and $10 for Institute and Nature Conservancy Members.

Click here to register for the series or here to register for an individual lecture or call 248 645.3210.