Lunch and Learn: Urban Greenspace and Wildlife Management with Evan Mallen

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April 11 @ 12:00 pm
April 11 @ 1:00 pm
112 Krog Street
Atlanta, GA 30307
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From the Amazon to Atlanta, increasing urbanization and resource extraction continue to threaten natural habitats and ecological processes. However, new environmental planning strategies can help mitigate these trends even in the densest urban environments. In this talk, you’ll learn about the ecological impacts of habitat fragmentation, and how you can apply wildlife corridor and greenspace design strategies to protect wildlife. This event is free with registration!

Bio: Evan Mallen is a Ph.D. Candidate in Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning and researcher in the Urban Climate Lab. Evan teaches Urban Environmental Planning & Design and a Sustainable Cities Studio. Evan’s research focuses on planning for climate change and closing the gap between scientists and planning practitioners on urban heat island mitigation and public health. Evan also manages the Georgia Tech Climate Network, a dense collection of temperature sensors spread throughout Georgia Tech’s campus and the Atlanta metro region. He aims to study various microclimates and the greater Atlanta urban heat island.