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Schatz Tree Genetics Colloquium returned to campus

7/18/2011 —

Penn State Mont Alto hosted the Schatz Tree Genetics Colloquium: Genetics, Ecology and Management of Walnuts and Butternut on Monday, July 11 and Tuesday, July 12, 2011. 

Caption: Attendees of the 2011 Schatz Colloquium pose for a photo (Photo credit: Kelly Ketterman).

A banquet featured keynote speaker Faith Campbell of The Nature Conservancy. Research on the genetics, ecology and management of walnuts and butternut were featured during the conference. The colloquium receives monies from the Louis Schatz Colloquium Endowment to review the state of science in advanced tree genetics, propose the most promising avenues of future research, and consider joint research programs and agendas by industrial, government and private sources. The event was free and attendees were elegible to receive Continuing Education (CE) credits.

Caption: Forest Technology Professor Dr. Beth Brantley (far right) leads attendees on a tree walk around campus (Photo credit: Kelly Ketterman).
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