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K-State Today

February 18, 2014



K-State researcher to discuss ecosystem goods and services for students of natural resources and environmental sciences

By Shawn Hutchinson

John Harrington Jr., professor of geography at Kansas State University, will give a public lecture about ecosystem goods and services at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the K-State Student Union Little Theater.

Harrington will discuss the importance to society that ecological goods and services provide for health, social, cultural and economic needs. His talk is being presented for students participating in the capstone course of the natural resources and environmental science secondary major and is open to the general public as part of the new natural resources and environmental science and sustainability science seminar series. Undergraduate students interested in natural resources, environmental science and sustainability issues are especially encouraged to attend.

The presentation is sponsored by the natural resources and environmental science secondary major and the office of sustainability.