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Chestnut Chat: Seeking Clarity
May 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
In May, we’ll be “Seeking Clarity” with an excellent panel of experts. Similar to our March 2021 edition where we wrestled with “Big Questions,” here we will explore the various aspects of both science and regulatory law to delineate areas of knowledge versus those where we have known gaps.
There are things we think we know well (multiple tools are required for disease resistance), things we don’t know (how American does a restored American chestnut population need to be?), and things we don’t know we don’t know (how can we know them?!). We will be open to questions from those who are critical of biotechnology and other modern scientific methods in order to provide open and transparent dialogue. We will also identify and address known pitfalls as well as showcase strong support for the union of traditional and novel techniques to issues of forest health and restoration.
Participants can join one of two ways:
Computer (via Zoom Webinar)
The meeting will open 15 minutes prior to start time to allow an audio and video test. You will be prompted to enter an email address once you click on this link. (Entering an email is a formality of Zoom Webinar and will not be used for solicitation. If you do not want to provide your email, you can choose to use a fake one.)
+1-646-876-9923. When prompted, enter this webinar ID# 92946664906
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