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Elbowing Out Competition: A Lecture & Discussion

Date: Friday, May 3, 2013

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Instructor: Bruce Tiffney

Location: Blaksley Library

Members: Elbowing out the Competition @ $15.00
Non Members:Elbowing out the Competition @ $25.00
Volunteers: Elbowing out the Competition @ $10.00

Join the always entertaining Bruce Tiffney, Professor of Earth Sciences at UCSB and expert in the field of evolutionary botany, for a look at how land plants stretch on a rack between the soil-bound resources of water and nutrients, and the siren call of photons to create tall plants. There are, however, more ways of achieving height. Come learn a little plant anatomy and some interesting factoids about how plants have evolved to capture light and address gravity, both in the present day and through the past.

  • Wine and cheese included