The effects of invasive species and land use on forests will be the topic of the next talk in the Fishbowl colloquium series at Unity College.

Dr. Erika Latty will deliver “Forest Response to Stress: The Effects of Invasive Species and Land Use,” 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, March 31, in Room 204 of the Student Activities Center Parsons Wing. The talk includes free lunch and a coffee discussion in the student center immediately after the discussion.

Latty is Associate Professor of Botany in the Center for Biodiversity at Unity College. Her research focuses on anthropogenic effects on forested ecosystems, and she teaches a variety of courses related to plant biology and ecology. She completed a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University and a BA in Biology at Harvard University.

Unity Fishbowl Talks is a colloquium series for Unity College faculty and invited outside speakers to discuss ideas on pedagogy and to present their scholarly work.