Chief Scientist for the Conservation Biology Institute
to Speak at Middlebury College on Mar. 9

Dr. Reed Noss Presents “Regional Strategies
for Biodiversity Conservation”

Dr. Reed Noss, chief scientist of the Conservation
Biology Institute, will give a talk titled “Regional Strategies
for Biodiversity Conservation” at Middlebury College’s annual
Scott Margolin Environmental Affairs Lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday,
March 9 in the McCullough Student Center on Old Stone Row, off
Route 30. Free and open to the public, the annual lecture was
named in 1998 in honor of Scott Margolin, a member of the Middlebury
College Class of 1999.

Noss is an international consultant in conservation,
an affiliated faculty member at Oregon State University, science
editor for Wild Earth magazine, and a martial arts instructor.
In his thirty years as an environmental professional, Noss has
also worked for the Nature Conservancy and the Environmental Protection
Agency, and from 1993 to 1997, was the editor of Conservation
Biology, the premier journal in the field.

The author of over 150 scientific papers, Noss has
published two books. “Saving Nature’s Legacy,” co-authored
with Allen Cooperrider in 1994, won the annual publication award
of the Natural Resources Council of America. “The Science
of Conservation Planning,” co-authored with Michael O’Connell
and Dennis Murphy, appeared in 1997. Noss has received a Pew Fellowship
in Conservation and the Environment and the Edward T. LaRoe Memorial
Award of the Society for Conservation Biology.

For more information about the lecture, contact Janet
Wiseman at the Middlebury College Environmental Studies Program
at 802-443-5710.