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Herbarium to Host Talk on Global Climate Change's Effects in the Sierra Nevada at Annual Meeting
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Friends of the Herbarium
Millar will discuss the effects of global climate change in the Sierra Nevada in her talk, “From Mountain Tops to Canyon Bottoms: Climate’s Variable Effect on Sierran Ecosystems.” Millar, who has a PhD in genetics from UC Berkeley, is currently researching the role of historic and ongoing climate change in high-elevation forest biogeography, demography and adaptation. She works at the Pacific Southwest Research Station in Albany, Calif. Most recently, her research team has undertaken distributional and climatic studies of the American pika and its association with periglacial alpine landforms.
The meeting and the talks are free and open to the public. For more information about Millar, visit www.csuchico.edu/biol/Herb/friends/Annual_Meeting_2012_speaker.html
The Chico State Herbarium, located in Holt Hall 129, is the most complete repository of native plant specimens from northeastern California. For more information about the herbarium and its annual meeting, visit http://www.csuchico.edu/herbarium/index.shtml